"Robert We rotate our ride assignments for every 24 hr. shift that we work. So you my be riding the bus today ten the next shift you may be driving the engine. Then you may be riding on the trk.the next shift. We also have to cover more than one rig,…"
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The Medic crew act as firefighters and usually do truck work...as long as nobody is flopping on the front lawn. FYI our general alarm response is 3 engines and 3 trucks and 1 additional ladder for RIT on a working incident. And all…"
Is your truck a Tower or a Heavy Ladder rig? Is your Medic lock down or can it's crew go to a working fir. I've got to tell you, 3 on a Truck is a really short crew for everything that Truckies do. If it's a tower with a…"
Just wondering how other places assign members to apparatus for the shift. Is it by seniority or qualifications. Is it permanent or does it rotate. If it rotates, how often do you rotate. Responses from cross-trained fire based EMS would be helpful. Looking at manning an Engine(3), Truck(3) and Medic(2) with 8 members. Of course, the officers are in the front seat, but what about drivers, back step and the medic.Thanks gangSee More
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