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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.

Clean the truck windows, Keep the hydrant kit low, Open your gate valves slowly, Check your batteries, Never stop learning, Listen first, then speak, Don't Let "No" Be The End, Use the headphones, Don't yell into radios, Annual physicals, Build Relationships with your Community Leaders, Have your gear good to go, Be a link in the safety chain, Be a good listener, Check for bunk beds, Get Help from Uncle SAM(.gov), System for Award Management (SAM), Set struts to 45 degrees, Anchoring two vehicles, Pin struts for safety,


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