Letters to the Editor

Issue 6 and Volume 133.

Letters to the Editor departments Team System Debated Taney Town, Md. The members of the New York Fire Department deserve a large thank you for the research and background that went into the recent article on residential fire rescues (Fire Engineering, March 1980, “2-Team System Puts Maximum Effort Into Rescue Work at Residential Fires”). Without their help, the piece would not have been possible. Anthony D. Manno Smithtown, N.Y. These comments pertain to your March article on Rescue Work at Residential Fires, by Mr. Manno, National Fire Academy. Both as a member of the Academy’s adjunct faculty and on an individual basis, I have often presented the material on which the article is based. It is a key part of the Academy’s Operations Risk Analysis course. Mr. Manno, as program manager, sat in on the NYC Fire Department SOP for “Ladder Company Operations in Private Dwellings,” formalized, published, and utilized…

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