Training Minutes: Hazmat RIT

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In this Homegrown Training Minutes segment, Jeff Chandler and company discuss removing a down firefighter in a Level A hazmat suit from the hazardous materials hot zone.

Thanks to Jay Alvaran for video editing.

These videos are for firefighter training demonstration purposes only. Please note: For the purposes of showing the tactics in this video, the rapid intervention team (RIT) members did not wear PPE. When you perform these techniques at emergency scenes and evolutions, be sure to wear appropriate PPE and adhere to your agency’s procedures and policies.


Anhydrous Ammonia Hazmat Response: Command, Control, and Tactics

The Gray Area: Firefighter Rescue and Hazmat

Rapid Intervention Team Size-up and Actions


Hazmat: Doffing Level B Non-Encapsulated Splash Protection

Hazmat: Detection and Metering for Civilian Rescue While Wearing Turnout Gear

Training Minutes: Flaring a 325-Gallon Propane Cylinder

Training Minutes: Flaring a 20-lb. Propane Cylinder

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