In this fireground training video Magic City Truck Academy, LLC instructor Clay Magee teaches firefighters solutions to stabilize ground ladders when dealing with uneven roofs and terrain.
Ladder on gable side, right? Gonna have issues. Anybody know the way to take this issue away?
Now it’s stable, right.
On this pitch. What am I worried about?
Sliding off. So sometimes the wedge gets you everything you need.
Just gotta play around with it. If you don’t have wedges, you’re gonna lose your tool, but it works extremely well. Put the adz in pike going uphill.
Set it on there, and then if I need to tighten it up,
The further I push it downhill, tighter, it will get.