Stretching Long, Working Short DVD


Engine work is an essential part of the fire service. Being able to effectively and efficiently stretch, supply, and work a line is critical.

In this live classroom presentation, Jonah Smith walks you through the basic hoseline tenets. Smith looks at the various types of stretches, hose loads, bundles, and estimates the lengths needed for each.

Jonah Smith grew up in Richmond, VA where his exposure to the fire service began in the Church Hill area with some of the best firefighters in the city. Jonah attended the University of South Carolina where he earned both a Bachelors and Masters and started with the Columbia Fire Department in 2003. After a few years, Jonah pursued a career with the Charlotte, NC Fire Department. He is currently the captain on Engine 20 on the city’s south side. Additionally, since the day he received his certifications in 2003, he has volunteered with departments including the Lexington County FD and Columbia Fire Department. Currently, he serves as an Assistant Chief at the Pleasant Valley Fire Department in South Carolina. Jonah is a 6-time FDIC instructor and has presented at numerous conferences.

DVD/ 2 hours, 6 minutes /2019


Item #: 1593704698

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