5 thoughts on “Flanking Attack

  1. Flanking coordinated attack under strict command and control only. Rural service does exterior knock down all the time with great success but we must hit it fast and hard with the appropriate lines! Sometimes a dash from the outside will temporarily slow the process and allow you to stretch without more fire advancement(see Europe)…sometimes

  2. If there is an extended stretch up stairs or something like that needed then the hydrant/irons man can use an exterior stream to knock fire down before the initial interior attack crew makes entry to slow the intial fire spread while they are getting the interior line in place.

  3. Never forget your exposures for a vantage point on the attack. Multi-Story houses in close proximity can be used to get lines in operation during a defensive operation where your protecting exposures. This way you can work on extinguishing original fire and line is already in the e