Fire EMS

Members in smaller departments don't have the luxury of learning only one designated truck or engine position - they must be prepared to cross-staff during a typical shift. AARON J. HELLER

A rope rescue off the roof of a burning building is one of the most daring rescues a firefighter can make. 

The brief initial report (BIR) is one of the most important aspects of any call to which you respond. It sets the tone of how the incident will play out; far too many times, inadequate BIRs are transmitted by the first-arriving unit. 
Firefighter Training

Trench rescue is one of the least common technical rescues. Many teams do not include this discipline in their response profile because of the low frequency of trench rescue calls, the cost of training and lumber, and the inability to transport the heavy lumber components.