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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.

High-voltage headlight risks, Make an isolation zone, 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, Outer and inner circles at MVCs, Before raising ladders, speak an 'all clear', Notch the eaves to prevent ladder slips, Like ice, leaves a hazard for fire trucks, Beware of leaf-blanketed hazards, Check for chain saw slack, Firefighting saws: Easier cold-starting , 8 Simple Rules for Applying to AFG, Choosing battery- or gas-powered saw, How to hold a rotary saw, Do not rely on a winch to stabilize a vehicle, Safe practices when stacking air bags, Choose and inspect extrication air bags,


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