I am sure that this has been discussed before on here. But I am curious what tools you and your dept. use the most and find the most valuable to have on scene.

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Well I would hope that you would use that. But seriously what tools.
I agree. Using your team of fully trained firefighters to execute a plan effectively. My favorite hand tool is a z hook. (4' or 6')
Ok let me rephrase my question. what hand or power tools do you find most valuable on scene?
while I understand that. Trust me I do. I may not have a dozen or more years in fire and ems but I am experianced and just wondering what everyone else likes and what works for other departments. We are looking to outfit a new pumper soon and we are all getting new ideas. I do personally like to have a good axe and a 6 ft pike with a D handle.
Our pumpers are all around use for everything from structure to wildland and mva's. it will not be offroaded as a wildfire truck but we do use it along right of ways. For the most part on mva's and structure fires. We do use MSA packs and hard suction with only four hydrants in our area. and those things won't change. I know we are looking into a large double stand up cab engine. and yes we do have jaw's on our main pumper. Also have you any experiance with roll down door's. Particularly with snow and ice.
Yes it will be mainline with our current pumper as a back up secondary.
we just got a sheetrock puller and so far everyone has loved it.
thanks for the suggestions
mmmm i like to use the hooligan because is the most efficient tool for a firefighter
This may sound funny but my tools of choice are the "irons". I like them.
Sheetrock hook, Halligan, and the pick head axe. I usually carry a pick head axe for interior attack or search, I like it better.

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