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How to buy fire nozzles?

No one can deny that the nozzle is one of the most important firefighting tools; therefore, those used by the fire department should be selected carefully, tactically, and with professionalism. Think before you leap. You always make sure what kind of job you want to do with the nozzle before you decide what type of…

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What is automatic nozzle?

Clyde McMillan, founder of Task Force Tips (TFT) allegedly designed the first automatic nozzle on a napkin in 1968 and constructed it in his basement in 1971. Clyde McMillan was the chief of the Gary (IN) Fire Task Force, a volunteer fire company established to provide professional assistance for the municipal fire department in Gary,…

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How to operate the nozzle properly?

Ever since the advent of the pistol-grip nozzles, almost all firefighters, from new recruits or seasoned veterans, have been found holding the nozzle like cowboys or pistol shooters holding the gun while directing the stream of water. Anyone holding a pistol-grip nozzle in this fashion is in fact considered having poor and sloppy nozzle handling…