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Tricks Of the Trade: Handlines

The stream directing handle made by Fire Flow Technology makes big line nozzle handling easy


The stream directing handle swivels and is located between the valve and the tip

In closing, the tricks of the trade used in conjunction with the 500 GPM handline is a proven concept that allows for an initial big hit with minimum manpower and minimum effort. All techniques and operations discussed in this article are backed by flow tests as well as actual fireground use and are within the manufacturers guidelines for all equipment being used.