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Jack A. Bennett
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High rise hose lay operations
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I am currently retired but have spent considerable time teaching high rise fire operations. (1981 to1992) This tactic for high rise opertions comes form the LACITYFD. and is used successfully in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ray McCormack Oct 22, 2009.


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Reply to Dave LeBlanc - "Five minutes more"

I am replying to Dave's comments about saying NO to entry into vacant buildings. In LACFD, way back in the late 1980's the we had considerable discussion among most Chief Officers that it was dangerous to committ firefighting co's to vacant buildings. In addition, When the Div 3 (ICS 3rd. floor fire attack) came to the CP asking for 5 minutes more of hose line placement. "Im sure we could wrap this fire up" Many times the IC gave the B/C the five minutes only to discover that within a months… Continue

Posted on September 29, 2010 at 4:24pm — 5 Comments

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