1. 53- Demonstrate hydrant-to-pumper hose connection for a:

    A- Forward hose lay

     Select correct equipment to connect to hydrant
     Loop hose around hydrant, secure hose (Stand on correct side of hydrant)
     Signal apparatus to proceed
     Connect hydrant gate valves
     Open hydrant completely and flush (open gradually to prevent water hammer)
     Charge hoseline (slowly) when signal is given
     Shut hydrant down slowly to prevent water hammer and check drain

    3 Minutes (Time does not include shutting down)

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  2. 22- Demonstrate the proper carry for a 24' (2-firefighter team) or 35' (4 firefighter team) extension ladder

     Start 50' from structure
     Leader gives predatory commands
     Team lifts with legs
     Proper carry to structure
     Check for overhead obstructions (Must verbalize)
     Determine structure stability (Must verbalize)
     Raise fly section to proper height
     Determine locks are engaged (Must verbalize)
     Tie off halyard
     Check climbing angle
     Lower ladder to ground

    3 Minutes (Lowering ladder not included in time)

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West Valley Fire Academy 2015

Michael Buchanan

Video of Skills from the Spring/Summer 2015 West Valley Fire Academy

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