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HOW TO USE A FOLD 50 FOR HOSELINE ALOFT

  1. Firefighter 1 ascends to above ground 
    • Brings fold 50 and irons 
  2. Firefighter 2 ascends to above ground 
    • Brings first out bundle and long handle tool
  3. Firefighter 1 removes fold 50 straps 
    • Gives firefighter 2 the male end of the fold 50 
  4. Firefighter 1 lowers female end to ground 
    • Calls out warning 
    • Lower hand over hand 
      • To engineer on ground or to working line advanced to fire 
  5. Firefighter 1 secures fold 50 with larks foot on hose 
    • Clove hitch 
      • Railing 
      • Tool
  6. Firefighter 2 connects male end of fold 50 to first out bundle wye 
    • Verbalizes wye is closed 
    • Calls for water 
  7. Firefighter 2 flakes out bundle 
    • Prepares for fire attack 
  8. Firefighter 2 calls for water 
    • Ensures bale is shut 
  9. Firefighter 2 bleeds air and checks nozzle pattern 
    • Away from fire 
  10. Firefighter 1 ensures no kinks 
    • Joins firefighter 2 for fire attack 
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