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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.

Firefighting saws: Easier cold-starting , 10/15/2014 8 Simple Rules for Applying to AFG, 10/10/2014 Choosing battery- or gas-powered saw, 10/08/2014 How to hold a rotary saw, 10/02/2014 Do not rely on a winch to stabilize a vehicle, 09/24/2014 Safe practices when stacking air bags, 09/17/2014 Choose and inspect extrication air bags, 09/10/2014 Safe winch operations, 09/04/2014 How to reposition a ground ladder, 08/27/2014 Use 2 hands going from aerial to roof, 08/20/2014 Use roof ladders for orientation, 08/13/2014 2 roof ladder ventilation tactic, 08/06/2014 Wash SCBA regulator to prevent disease spread, 07/23/2014 Inspect drag rescue device after every cleaning, 07/16/2014 Refresh the air in stored SCBA bottles, 07/09/2014 Keep building lock boxes clean, 07/02/2014 Establish command, 06/25/2014 Assign tasks to first arriving firefighter, 06/18/2014 Establish a strategy , 06/11/2014 Detail your brief initial report , 06/04/2014


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