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HOW TO CONNECT A HOSELINE TO AN UPPER FLOOR INTERIOR STANDPIPE AND ADVANCE THE LINE, TWO PERSON METHOD

  1. Firefighter 1 obtains 
    • Irons and Fold 50 
    • Spanner 
  2. Firefighter 2 obtains 
    • First out bundle and long handle tool 
    • Spanner 
  3. Firefighter 1 advances to standpipe 
    • On floor below fire floor – Unprotected stairwell 
    • On fire floor – Protected stairwell 
  4. Firefighter 1 removes protection cap on standpipe 
    • Checking to see if valve is closed first 
    • Checking for debris in outlet 
  5. Firefighter 1 hands male end of fold 50 to firefighter 2 
  6. Firefighter 1 connects fold 50 to standpipe  
  7. Firefighter 2 connects male end of fold 50 to first out bundle wye 
    • Verbalizes wye is shut 
    • Calls for water 
  8. Firefighter charges standpipe  
    • Making sure nozzle is closed 
  9. Firefighter 2 flakes out bundle appropriate for situation 
  10. Firefighter 2 calls for water 
    • Ensures nozzle bale is shut 
  11. Firefighter 1 charges bundle from wye 
    • Slowly  
    • Proper gate  
  12. Firefighter 2 bleeds nozzle away from fire  
    • Checks pattern 
  13. Both firefighters proceed to the fire safely for fire attack 
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