Long driveway….

Today’s questions is in regards to fire attack down long/narrow or obstructed driveways. On homes with very long and often narrow driveways, what are your companies actions to get water onto the fire? Many of these situations it is impossible to gain access down the driveway leaving anywhere from 100-1000ft+ of distance between your truck and the fire….How does your department get water to fire in these situations?

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  • Billy Bob says:

    First engine goes straight in. Second engine lays from the road, up the driveway. This gives me two engines at the scene. Third engine sets up a dump site at the end of the driveway. OR… If the hydrant is close enough, #3 can lay from the hydrant to the driveway and pump to #2.

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