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Training for defensive operations?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Owens Nov 6, 2008.

Why does RIT receive attention so late in the game?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Fairfield Oct 28, 2008.


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Salem, Oregon
Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue
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Combination fire department

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At 12:45pm on June 9, 2009, John Barrett said…
Hey Kelby!
At 2:49pm on April 25, 2008, Paul Combs said…
Thanks for the compliment, Kelby!
At 2:48pm on April 25, 2008, Paul Combs said…
Well, at least in my district, it’s more an issue of suppression/rescue vs. manpower. Our intentions are good, we train on RIT, write SOGs for RIT, walk a good walk, but in reality - it’s not a perfect world and you do what you must. With our system, the first due mutual aide Engine is RIT. Works great, but can be 10 to 15 min. into an incident.

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