In this Training Minutes video, Jim Crawford describes the Pittsburgh Drill, a multi-task RIT evolution designed for a four- or five-member team.
Jim Crawford discusses RIT positions, fireground deployment, and use of a search rope.
In this Training Minutes video, Jim Crawford and crew demonstrate a high-point anchor system for ground ladders that allows the RIT team to lower a down firefighter to the ground.
In this Training Minutes video, Jim Crawford reviews rapid intervention team tactics when rescuing a down firefighter from a roof.
In this Training Minutes video on rapid intervention, Jim Crawford shows how to use air bags and cribbing to lift debris off a trapped downed firefighter.
In this Training Minutes video, Jim Crawford, assistant chief of the Pittsburgh (PA) Bureau of Fire, demonstrates swapping out the regulator and connecting to the universal air connection (UAC) on a downed firefighter.
In his classroom Wednesday at FDIC 2012, Jim Crawford reviewed the evolution of rapid intervention over the past 15 years.