In this firefighter training video, Dan DiRenzo demonstrates how to remove a downed firefighter via interior stairs using the personal harness.
Rick Lasky and John Salka examine the methods of calling for help when a firefighter is in trouble on the fireground.
Firefighters saved one of their own when a DeKalb County (GA) firefighter fell through the floor while operating at a hotel fire, according to reports.
In this firefighter training video, Dan DiRenzo reviews the use of the personal harness system when there are two firefighters available to help remove a down firefighter.
Trey Young relates how the death of a captain revealed gaps in the department’s rapid intervention team (RIT) preparation. The death moved his department to create a new RIT model.
This drill pays tribute to three fallen Wilmington (DE) firefighters and requires crews to train on RIT SCBA deployment.
A DeKalb County (GA) firefighter spoke to the media about how she was injured during a structure fire last month and how other firefighters came to her rescue.
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.