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Curbside Critiques

By David DeStefanoHolding a postincident analysis or critique following a fire or unusual incident has been an accepted fire service practice for many years. The critique normally occurs within a few days of the incident and draws most, if not all of the responding units to a central location for a detailed explanation of strategy, tactics, problems encountered, and lessons learned. Often, fireground communication is played back for review and to help establish a timeline for achievement of benchmarks. Amateur or professionally recorded video or still pictures may also be obtained to give members a general view of fireground conditions beyond their operating area.This formal critique in w...

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