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size up ?
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Ok i'm trying to learn as much about size up as possible. At my fire dept I have been working in the right seat on truck and when i'm the paramedic on the ambulance sometimes were first on scene. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shareef Abdu Nur Jan 10, 2012.

Chicago Fire Department ?

Recently I got a letter from the chicago fire department stating that i'm in the 500's for there paramedic list. I have been trying to find information online about how many paramedics work for the…Continue

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size up ?

I am wondering if anybody knows any good websites/articles on how to give a good size up ? I understand the basics for instance wescom 2229 is on scene we have a two story residential structure with smoke on the c/d side of building occupants evacuated, will be starting our attack going to fireground red.  Our there any good memorization aids for giving an intial size up?  

Posted on October 17, 2011 at 4:26pm

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