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HOW TO MAKE A REVERSE HOSE LAY-WORKING LINE

  1. Engine stops as directed by Officer 
    • At fire 
  2. Firefighter gets off engine with full PPE 
  3. Equipment is removed 
    • Hose clamp 
    • Tri-Wye 
  4. Working line is pulled 
    • Quantity as determined by Officer 
    • Laid out on ground behind engine 
    • Working line is broken with male end going back in hose bed 
    • Additional nozzles are removed if needed 
  5. Oasis valve and LDH is removed 
  6. Firefighter anchors supply 
    • With hands 
    • Maintains anchor until enough hose is on the ground 
  7. Firefighter signals Driver 
    • To “Take off” 
  8.  Engine lays supply hose 
    • To water source 
    • Attention is given to hose lay out on the street 
  9.  Supply line is clamped 
    • Water is called for verbally, visually, or by radio 
  10.  Remove Oasis valve from LDH 
  11.  Tri-wye is connected 
    • Valves are confirmed closed 
    • Water is called for 
  12.  Clamp is removed 
  13.  Working line is connected 
    • To Tri-wye 
  14.  Working line is advanced 
    • To fire 
    • Kinks are removed 
  15.  Signal for water 
    • Verbally, visually or by radio 
    • Tri-wye valve is opened 
    • Line is followed checking for kinks 
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