"Thanks for the great comment. That's exactly what I was thinking as I read the entries. We're all quick to judge but the most important news is that they are all right and going back home to their families. Hope all of them heal quickly."
"My first call 17 years ago was a fire alarm at the local nursing home and we were allowed to get geared up on the truck back then. All for nothin' because it was a false call. But the second call was a structure fire at a local potato storage.…"
"A common modified version of the Minuteman load is a 200-foot preconnect with the bottom 100 feet in a flat load and the top 100 feet in a Minuteman. That lets the nozzleman carry the Minuteman while dragging the flat load. When the flat load is…"
"We modified the triple lay to put the nozzle in the center of the lay. Basically instead of making the tradition "S" that the triple lay makes, we just ran the nozzle between both hoses. For a while there was the problem of FF's just…"
Paul, I have more info that may be helpful to you as chief. If you send me your e-mail address I'll gladly forward them to you. E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org Stay safe, train often and share knowledge. Congrats on your appointment and best of luck. Norm
Paul, welcome to the Nation. I am glad you dropped in to join the group. Dont be shy just jump in anywhere and get your feet wet. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all. Takes a bit to kinda figure it all out but you will be glad you did. Have fun and look around.