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  • Foreign Fire Fighting Equipment Video

    Watch Video before replying please
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKNxi5Q0u7A

    I have seen a few pieces of gear and tactics in this video I like. I like the 3 way adapter they use immediately, I also like the hose basket as well, seems to make it easier to carry. The lime cream florescent hoses would be a great improvement to the tan hoses I have worked with for finding you way out.

    List some things you like and would want to adopt to your department. I would want to adopt the hose carrying cage. I however would make it so the side opens for a rapid deploy of the remaining hose once you are ready to start.

    I personally feel in many ways Europe has been more on the front line of firefighting advancements and standards than we in america have been. Not only the bunker gear but the way they fight fire. They have been using ultra high pressure low gpm for outdoor(open environment) fires, such as brush fires and auto fires. I think we could learn a bit more from the euro standards and tactics of fire fighting.

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    No way. It makes no sense not to have preconnected lines, at least your most common lines like a 1 3/4" and 2 1/2". If someone opens the valve before you've got the hose out of the cage you're done.
    And GPM's puts out fires better than pressure.

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