Engine Company Ops

Steve Robertson • Ray McCormack • Keith Stakes
Jerry Herbst • Kyle Romagus
Course Description:

Accurate hoseline flows, water mapping knowledge, overcoming stretching issues, and fire extinguishment are all taught at the highest levels using current best practices. That’s what this class provides among other tangibles such as nozzle evaluations, hoseline management, and the beauty of hose bundles. All designed to make your fireground run smoother. Understanding the fundamentals of hose stream mechanics is vital to the success of fire suppression operations on the fireground. This includes understanding when and how to utilize air entrainment to your advantage; when air entrainment can be detrimental; and how to best apply the water through various application patterns, stream angles, and deflection methods to successfully map the compartments that are inside of a structure.