Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hoseline Operations for Fires in Multiple Dwellings, Part 1

In 2003, I wrote a three-part article on hose- line operations for fires in multiple dwellings.1 That article examined considerations and methods relative to stretching and advancing hoselines to fires on the upper floors of residential buildings that are not tall enough for codes to require standpipes—that is, today, generally buildings that are no taller than 30 feet in height. In our line of work, a lot can change in nine years, so I think it’s time to take another …

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