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Firefighter Tips


FireRescue1 Tips

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.

Crib a little, lift a little, 12/17/2014 Outer and inner circles at MVCs, 12/11/2014 Before raising ladders, speak an 'all clear', 11/26/2014 Notch the eaves to prevent ladder slips, 11/19/2014 Like ice, leaves a hazard for fire trucks, 11/12/2014 Beware of leaf-blanketed hazards, 11/05/2014 Check for chain saw slack, 10/22/2014 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

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