Drill of the Week: Technical Rescue Response Levels

By Forest Reeder Responses to technical rescue and hazardous materials incidents will include technician level personnel as well as non-technician members. The purpose of this exercise is to determine what level of responses your department will function at in selected disciplines. We will also discuss what actions can be taken at the non-technician level; firefighter responder level at these incidents. Company officers will be responsible for making sure that members operate at their response capable level and also must be aware of the procedures for notifying technician level responses for your department. Initial actions for non-technicians should also be reviewed. Consult your departm...

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