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Pressing the Safety Engine Into Action Early

Many fire departments designate one engine company as RIC on first alarm to a building fire. This is done to ensure that the responsibility of RIC is established early in the game and takes the place of the Initial Rapid Intervention Crew (IRIC) which is the “two-out” part of two-in, two-out. The use of a first alarm engine company as a dedicated RIC is an example of the Safety Engine concept in action.Some but not all SOPs call for the replacement of this early dedicated RIC with a more…See More
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Douglas Mitchell, Jr. posted a blog post

"Mind the Step"

The Sunday Preach:‘Mind your Step’"We must recognize the importance that staircases have in all of our operations, from pre-fire control to overhaul. We must understand their structural building components, know the materials used, their limitations, and how to prevent and overcome problems impeding our goal of going up or down the stairs. Anytime we are going up or down steps, we must be extra alert. We must also recognize and plan to utilize a secondary means of egress from our location other…See More
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Pressing the Safety Engine Into Action Early

Posted by Dan Miller on February 7, 2016 at 11:00pm

"Mind the Step"

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