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FD HACK: KNOW FIRE TRUCK HOSE BED SIZE

You can probably picture it as clearly as we can: pulling up to a fire and a firefighter with tunnel vision has lost their cool and is dumping fire hose out on the ground into a pile. This is a problem. How much hose was just pulled? Is it enough to reach the location of the fire? Was it the right crosslay? Pulling excess hose unnecessarily isn’t helpful. It’s unneeded hose line to manage, more to flake out and watch for kinks, and extra hose to clean and repack. To prevent this, familiarize yourself with the size of your apparatus hose bed and know how much hose you have stored.…Read More.


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