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Is salvage still important?


I am conducting research for the National Fire Academy’s EFO program on the current state of fireground salvage operations.  Specifically I am interested in where salvage now falls in terms of incident priorities, and whether a new consensus is developing in light of the safety culture and the many other changes sweeping our fire service.


I am looking for as many perspectives as possible, and would greatly appreciate feedback via a brief questionnaire (please feel free to forward to any of your colleagues):


Anyone interested in my findings will have the opportunity to enter contact information at the end.


Thanks, and be safe.


Ryland Kendrick

Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department


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