NOZZLE AND HOSE TECHNIQUES
Every firefighter wants to be the nozzle person, taking the hose and taking the heat to put out the fire. However, correct placement of water streams and nozzle pattern adjustments are key in successfully extinguishing a blaze. Are you practicing efficient fire stream management when you are “on the nozzle”?
To ensure public safety in the event of a major earthquake, we have to first ensure the safety of our own personnel, apparatus, and facilities. By following the procedures set forth in the personnel accountability report and site survey, we can more effectively respond to the public’s needs following a large-scale tremor.