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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.

Webbing in the RIT kit, 11/27/2013 Use a girth hitch for rescues, 11/20/2013 Choose high-visibility webbing, 11/13/2013 Quick access to webbing, 11/07/2013 Notch the halligan, 10/30/2013 Use striking tool safety zones, 10/23/2013 Control the swings, 10/16/2013 Call forced-entry command, 10/09/2013 Tighten tire lug nuts, 10/02/2013 Apparatus inspection stickers, 09/25/2013 Inspect the inside rear tires, 09/20/2013 Focus on the engine, 09/13/2013 Hold a short debriefing, 09/04/2013 Practice opening elevator doors, 08/28/2013 Communicate with elevator victims, 08/21/2013 Wedges in the elevator kit, 08/14/2013 Communicate to the extrication patient, 08/07/2013 Survey the scene, 07/31/2013 Duct tape the glass, 07/26/2013 Unbolt instead of cutting, 07/19/2013


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