"In larger departments like yours, it's a sham to try and reduce staffing. We use a quint and it's staffed with two. The truck is great, but what do expect to get with two guys? I always hear that it will used as an engine or a truck. But…"
Looking for a little discussion on quints. Our department, like many departments, is facing a budget crunch and one of the ideas on saving money is getting rid of truck and engine companies and going to quints. What are your experiences with quints? I want the good, bad, everything you all have to offer. The city I serve is roughly 500,000 people strong. We have 24 stations with 25 engines and 9 truck companies. Thanks ahead of time for you input.
"How do other departments have their company chain of command structured? Do you have LTs, CPTs, ect.? I would like to hear from paid department members primarily, b/c I want to compare apples to apples. No offense to the Vols. Is anyone aware of any…"
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