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  1. Rural departments face challenges daily

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Mar 1995

    Rural departments face challenges daily David A. Carson Assistant Fire Chief Lakeville (PA) Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. As a chief office of a rural department , I was pleased to see the article "The Rural Fire Service: Issues

  2. Training Rural Departments

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Oct 2010

    feet is the perfect length for most rural departments that deal with manufactured or mobile ..... they need to be effective. Most rural departments believe that they do not have the ..... make things less difficult for your rural department to train? Involve your upper management

  1. Live Burns: Maximizing Safety

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Apr 2011

    structure in a rural area outside the city limits. This rural department serves a small community with approximately 35 volunteer ..... accidents in training burns is not limited to small or rural departments . In the summer of 2006, a medium-sized Oregon city

  2. Preincident Planning for Agricultural Occupancies

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    overwhelming challenge for rural departments . In a volunteer-based ..... community impact, mean that rural departments should be thinking of the ..... overwhelming incident for a small rural department . Grain bin rescue requires ..... are out of reach for many rural departments . Technical rescue mutual

  3. Volunteer Firefighting: Don't Forget the Rural Fire Service

    Online Articles

    Wed, 30 Jan 2013

    is clear to me is the large difference between the small rural departments and the larger rural and urban services that the majority ..... are things I will likely never experience as a chief in a rural department , and there are a lot of small rural services in the United

  4. Improving Your Training Program

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jul 2008

    in order of organizational importance. For example, a rural department might want training in high-rise tactics but there are ..... interface training or coordinated training (with other rural departments on which it relies for automatic or mutual aid). Regardless

  5. Quint Apparatus

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Mar 2003

    departments? Do they make sense for rural departments ? Does your department have experience ..... to justify at face value than in rural departments —especially medium-size quints ..... the fire scene. My small urban/ rural department does not use quints. My suburban

  6. PREPARING SMALL DEPARTMENTS FOR THE BIG FIRE BY JACK FETROW

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Feb 1998

    sufficient, or think they are. In the small-town and rural departments , mutual aid is a way of life--or, more so, a way of survival. It seems as though no rural department has enough tankers and no small town or city has enough engines

  7. Regional RIT: the Suburban Response to Rapid Intervention

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    fireground? What happens when your incident is too large for only one RIT? It is not uncommon for smaller, suburban, or rural departments to rely on a mutual-aid response for the rapid intervention assignment. Many times, mutual-aid response cards are

  8. Volunteer Firefighting: Recovering from Adversity

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 19 Feb 2015

    chief, deputy chief, two assistant chiefs, two captains, two lieutenants, and two sergeants. Similar to many small, rural departments , MCCFDF has the same two struggles: funding and membership. Over the past 10 years, there has been a nearly complete