"I like LDH. When we reload the hose we roll the sections (100') into a straight roll then we lay them on a lazy susan which makes loading it pretty easy with 2-3 people. Our LDH is rubber jacketed though I have heard they can get pinholes in…"
"We have been using the hydra-assist valve for 20 years made by Snaptite.
I am aware that many departments will defend their hydrant pressures, hydrant spacing, LDH hose, sufficient apparatus/manpower, response times, etc for not trying the…"
"We have adequate spacing that we don't use hydrant assist valves. We use split 5" LDH lays if required and sometimes lay in dry with the 2nd-due engine relaying without a hydrant assist valve.
For relays or direct hydrant…"
"We use a 4" hydra-assist valve on our 4" supply lines for every fire. There is minimal friction loss and it only weights 35lbs. When you need an increase in water pressure from the next engine company on scene, it works well to have the…"
I was raised in Paragould, I have gone back to visit until I lost my mom three yrs. ago but I left there thirty five yrs. ago . My dad was a police officer there before I was born. I was born in Homestead Fla. moved to Paragould when I was six. If there was jobs available we might move back. I love it in Ark.
Please check out my web site: www.IncidentMT.com
Would you please send your email address so I can send some information about incident command training and responder wellness. Thanks, John
At 12:10am on September 13, 2008, Duke Evans said…