4Firefighter continues to pull the ladder from between the 2nd and 3rd rung 2nd rung3rd Rung nd Rung
52nd Firefighter tells first Firefighter when the ladder is half way out.Butt Firefighter continues to pull
63rd Firefighter takes control of the ladder between the 2nd and 3rd rung at the tip of the ladder.2nd Rung - 3rd Rung from the Tip
7Ladder is carried high shoulder 2nd Rung 3rd Rung rd Rung 2nd RungButt of LadderCenter of ladder
8Make sure others know you are carrying a ladder by saying “Ladder coming through!”
9Firefighter at butt must make sure it is safe to throw the ladder by checkingfor overhead obstructions and saying“Clear above”
10Butt firefighter instructs the 3rd (the Firefighter at the tip) to move towardsThe center by stating -“Tip man to the Center”Both at center
11Butt Firefighter lowers the ladder to arms length Butt Firefighter lowers the ladder to arms length. As the firefighter approaches the desired spot, he/she states “raise”FF at the butt lowers the ladder to arms length in preparation forthrowing the ladder.
122nd and 3rd Firefighters place their hands on the beams as shown to assist in raising the ladder Hand on the beam
13Ladder is placed on the ground when “Ladder” is stated and FF prepares tofoot the ladder.
14Butt Firefighter steps onto rungs with both feet and also grasps rungs withhands.
152nd and 3rd Firefighters push up the ladder with hands on the beam
162nd and 3rd firefighters continue to push the ladder up until the ladder is vertical,Butt Firefighter steps off to help supportthe ladder
17Firefighter on the left (3rd) moves to the beam to help stabilize the ladderXLadder is footed as shown
182nd Firefighter prepares to raise the ladder, stating “Fingers and Toes!”-“Extending Fly”Hands Flat on beamsAll body parts clear ofladderThumbs Down
19Ladder is extended to appropriate height, then Dogs must be check to ensurethat they are locked and state“Dogs Locked!”
202nd and 3rd Firefighters prepares to lower the Ladder into the building by placing theirInside foot onto the rung, Butt Firefightersteps backward. 2nd Firefighter states“Lower ladder – Into building”Outside footInside foot
212nd and 3rd Firefighters, with feet on the rungs, lower the ladder and count outthe last 3 feet as the ladder comes intothe building
22Only move the distance between your feet One Firefighter looks up while the otherlooks down as the ladder is step outor in as necessary.Look UpOnly move the distance between your feetLook Down
232nd Firefighter checks for 4 points of contact and for proper climbing angle90 Deg
312nd Firefighter prepares to lower the Ladder by grasping the halyard, stating“Fingers and Toes!”“Retracting Fly!”Hands are flat on thebeams not wrappedaround them. This isdone incase the laddercomes down uncontrolled