Fireground Survival: Upgrade Your Profile

12/20/2013
BY JASON W. GREER On the fireground, firefighters consider trapped civilians and how likely they are to survive the fire under given circumstances. Many of us have trained in some way to understand this as a civilian's survivability profile, but how much do firefighters really think about their own fireground survival profile? Chances are not many of us have really done a gut self-check on where we truly stand and how well prepared we are to face that survival moment of truth. Think of your fireground survival profile as akin to a body type. Hopefully, most of you are doing your part to maintain your profile regarding your personal fitness, but you know that's not the case for everyone-ma...

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