Posts Tagged ‘interior attack’

Shoot Your Way Clear

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

Here in Germany you would be scolded for spraying around too much during an interior attack, but other countries have a completely different approach. While visiting a US firefighter website, I came across “The Bounce,” a technique where the troops clear the way with their hose during an interior attack.


The Attack Hose Basket – Everything’s Always Within Reach

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Interior Attack Basket
Picture: Wernau Fire Department

When I think about all the gear interior attack teams carried with them 15 years ago and what they have with them today, it’s worlds apart. The Wernau Fire Department had similar thoughts, which is why they developed the aitttack hose basket. It is intended to relieve the interior attack teams and carry important tools.