Stretch Line Open Water or S.L.O.W. Team. Since there's always emphasis on F.A.S.T. (Firefighter Assist and Search Team) or R.I.T. (Rapid Intervention Team) to get firefighters out of situtations instead of avoiding them and putting the fire out. Remember to always stretch the line and open water on to the fire and put it out. If the fire doesn't go out then back out. Part of the saying is, "You don't need to jump out the windows". We emphasize on avoiding dangerous situations and put water on the fire. Remember, once the fire is out then your problems go away.
Firefighter Forum, Rescue & EMS Discussion
Started by Timothy J. Gaffney, Jr.. Last reply by Pierre-Louis Lamballais Aug 22, 2011.
At a possible structure fire call with my volunteer FD, I was driving the ladder truck, which was third to arrive on scene. There was a light smoke condition coming from the basement of the…Continue
Started by Timothy J. Gaffney, Jr.. Last reply by Bill Carlisle Jul 18, 2011.
I believe FAST (or RIT for others) operations can be over rated at times. In the town I work for, there are 12 fire departments (kingdoms we call it) that serve the town. Most of the fire…Continue