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Part of Aaron fields' (seattle fire) hose handling and line selection course.

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FireRescueTV Training Series - Advancing Hoselines . Special thanks to REaL Training.

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YOU ARE OPERATING INSIDE A fire building when suddenly you discover that you are lost, disoriented, and separated from your crew. As you attempt to locate a wall or a window, you come in contact with a hoseline. Which way is out? If you locate the coupling, you can determine which direction leads to the exit. Or can you? The procedure for following the hoseline to safety in Essentials of Fire Fighting states, “Follow the hoseline out if possible (the male coupling is the closest to the exit; the female is the closest to the fire).”1 Yet time and again during training, when firefighters...

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In this Training Minutes video, Paul DeBartolomeo discuss door control considerations when working with forcible entry at fire scenes, including the potential for dynamic fire conditions, working in the flow path, and potential rescue scenarios. Originally Posted: http://www.fireengineering.com/articles/2017/10/training-minutes-forcible-entry-and-door-control.html

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