Fire Training Drill: The Survival Essentials - Evacuation

01/19/2012
Firefighter training drill by Forest Reeder Issue number 2 of the Survival Essentials Weekly Drill feature focuses on the conditions and actions firefighters must take when an incident area needs to be evacuated. Don't just consider structural firefighting operation, consider all rescue and hazmat or other operations that may cause rescue personnel to be rapidly removed from the environment. List as many reasons or situations where crews or members may have to be evacuated from harm, include task level operations (from the roof, in a collapse zone, etc.) as part of your discussion. Practice your communication message for requesting or calling an evacuation and then discuss the actions n...

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