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Chris Willis's Blog – October 2014 Archive (1)

Working RIT for small departments



I come from a rural area as you all know and often times we don’t quite have the staffing for an attack and a RIT team until the next due arrives which can be anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes, it just varies.

However I can recall fires where a RIT team deployed and helped the interior teams with their problems.


Many years ago there was a fire at a Limestone mine and the fire is in an underground basement of sorts it…


Added by Chris Willis on October 2, 2014 at 1:18pm — 1 Comment

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