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Does your truck company utilize any tools unique to your city or region?

Curious to know if you have successfully utilized any tools for truck company specific tasks that may not be carried or utilized by others?

Started by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

12 Apr 23, 2008
Reply by Eric J. Christopher

Aerial Apparatus Positioning

Nationwide, there has been a focus upon increasing the level of training that departments provide for their apparatus operator/drivers thro…

Started by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

23 Apr 20, 2008
Reply by Yelrow Ekim

Trench Cuts

The trench cut, aka "strip ventilation," is a truck company vertical ventilation tactic that can be utilized to stop the spread of fire acr…

Started by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

2 Apr 19, 2008
Reply by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

Use of "the can" by the interior search team

Ok Brothers, trying to acclimate myself to how other Departments are operating. How do we feel about carrying "the can" (water extinguisher…

Started by Mark Gregory

21 Apr 4, 2008
Reply by Howie Smith

Tactical Considerations for Truck Company Operations at Specific Target Hazards

I have attached photos of an interesting target hazard in a neighboring community that I thought posed some interesting tactical chall…

Started by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

3 Mar 30, 2008
Reply by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

Controlling the Door When Forcing Entry into the Fire Occupancy

Oftentimes, we spend a great deal of time talking about and training for forcible entry through doors while familiarizing ourselves with th…

Started by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

13 Mar 28, 2008
Reply by Robert Owens

Truck and Engine Company Coordination on the Fireground

What steps have you and your department taken to achieve coordination between truck and engine company operations on the fireground? Ideall…

Started by Christopher A. Barry, Sr.

5 Mar 21, 2008
Reply by David DeStefano


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