During their regular training on Oct. 2, San Andreas firefighters practiced pulling hoses, relay pumping, and the use of the specialized “hotel pack” hose bundle.
Night training helps firefighters sharpen skills.
Hotel pack is attached, so ready for water!
Two nozzles in use during the training exercise.
A hose coupling.
Working the control panel of Engine 165.
Caleb Wickham works the control panel of Engine 164.
Dragging a relay line from Engine 164 to Engine 165.
Connecting a supply line to Engine 165.
Water gets to Engine 165 thanks to a relay from Engine 165. Faith Bickel is the engineer.
Firefighter Caleb Steffes pulling hose.
A hose clamp.
Done with training, time to disconnect.