‘Attack every situation’: Vince Bettinazzi shares shift expectations
The Myrtle Beach (S.C.) training chief talks go/no-go decision-making, plus creating a culture that prioritizes action
Today’s podcast unpacks the complex topic of go/no-go decision-making, focusing on vertical ventilation and search tactics. Our guest down this rabbit hole is Training Chief Vince Bettinazzi, who authored one of the articles in FireRescue1’s latest training tool, “Go/no-go decision making on the fireground,” which is available to download and share with your crews.
We dig into all of this:
- “Aggressive” vs. “attack” semantics
- How to update size-up reports
- Pulling off AARs even when you can’t gather the full crew
- Don’t miss: Bettinazzi’s pocket doors pro tip for search crews
- Episode power quote: “I think that you are limiting yourself so greatly by being a one-trick pony when you show up [on the scene], and if it doesn’t work, there’s no recovery because you didn’t plan.”
- Hot seat sneak peek: How Vince blows off steam
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