Standpipe Operations Part 2:  Water From The Outlet To The Nozzle

This event was recorded Mon, Nov 13, 2017 12:00 PM CST{LOCAL_TZ} and is now available for on demand viewing.

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Event Description:

Part 1 of this webcast examined standpipe system components function and design.  

Part 2 will examine equipment  in a standpipe accessory bag, choosing the size of hose line for standpipe operations and deployment of hose bundle folds. Viewers will learn how to determine the length of hose stretch, the number of firefighters necessary to advance a hose line from a standpipe outlet and where they must be positioned on a hose line to keep it moving towards a fire.  Additionally, the webcast will examine operating a second hose line from a standpipe and high pressure pumping for extremely tall high-rise buildings.

Presented by:

Bill Gustin
Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue Department

BILL GUSTIN is a 41-year veteran of the fire service and a captain with the Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue Department. He began his fire service career in the Chicago area and conducts firefighting training programs in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. He is a lead instructor in his department’s officer training program, is a marine firefighting instructor, and has conducted forcible entry training for local and federal law enforcement agencies. He is a an editorial advisory board member for Fire Engineering and FDIC. He was a keynote speaker for FDIC 2011.

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