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FireRescue1 offers tactical tips and safety tips aimed at helping fire and rescue personnel better deal with the difficult and dangerous situations they encounter daily. Submitted by both industry experts and FireRescue1 members, these tips provide valuable tactical guidance based on real-world experience.

Charge a hand line, Chock the wheels at a car fire, Wear hearing protection during truck checks, Glass dust hazard, Don't cut the battery cables, Overcoming the Nader bolt with a tennis ball, Follow Directions to Avoid Disappointment, Why to use hand tools on extrications, Use webbing when popping a passenger door, 5 Mistakes That Will Get Your Grant Rejected, High-voltage headlight risks, Make an isolation zone, Preparation is the key to grants success, Wear PPE, SCBA on all car fires, Use the ERG with all intermodal container incidents, Check the strut straps, Protect the victim, Crib a little, lift a little, Remember the role of grants in firefighter safety, Outer and inner circles at MVCs,


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