So RIT?RIC and HOSE LINES SITREPRecent reported structure fire in my first due, occupants report smoke and flames showing from hot water heater/ furnace, reports all occupants out of residence. Ariving engine reports nothing showing from exterior smell of smoke comming from open front door upon 360. has 2 ff pull 1 3/4 lead to front door. Second due engine to water supply and two ff to RIT. Now every class I have gone thru tells me RIT/RIC in it self does not have a hose line. Thats what back…See More
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I Started out in the fire service in January of 2002 as an Explorer in Northern Idaho transitioning to a volunteer in september of 2006 and have been constantly training and working on improving myself since then. Been in the Military since 2005 both US Army and US Air Force. .
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To further my commitment to my community outside of the military