Josh Burchick speaks with host Joe Pronesti about the former's article in the June 2020 issue of Fire Engineering magazine, “RIT Activation and Firefighter Optimization.”
If you are put in the position of having to make a hasty escape from the fireground, will you be ready? Review this skill/drill from Tony Carroll.
Host Joe Pronesti speaks with Ricky Mantey, who was assigned on RIT during the deadly 2013 Knights of Columbus Fire that claimed the lives of Lt. Eric Wallace and Lt. Greg Pickard of the Bryan (TX) Fire Department.
Donald Abbott updates readers on the findings of his study on Maydays and their causes and frequencies.
Stephen Green offers this vital new way for removing a down firefighter down a tight hallway.
Josh Burchick reviews a rapid intervention team's keys to success when a firefighter Mayday occurred early on during an incident.
Ricky Mantey describes a night of terror when his crew and he were trapped in a flashover that claimed the lives of two other firefighters.
Are all your companies capable of serving as a rapid intervention team? David DeStefano shares an account and lessons learned from the fireground.
Precision Outdoor and Indoor Navigation and Tracking for Emergency Responders (POINTER) will allow rescue teams to know the exact location of a down firefighter.
A firefighter got into some trouble on the fireground Monday morning while operating at a two-alarm Bridgeport (CT) residential fire that left several people injured.