Want to get everyones thought on how you position your apparatus on the fwy? I was taught to angle your apparatus into traffic so if you we hit it would move away from the scene, but into traffic. I have seen a lot of rigs doing the opposite and turning into the scene. Advantage is safe exiting route for your crew , down fall is the rig is parked facing towards your scene. If done right and you park a safe distance away this could be a safe option. I am an Engineer and seeing what everyone else does. Whats your thought? 

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In our area, an MVA on the street or highway gets the same response with a Rescue Engine and a Squad(which is an ALS transport unit manned by at least two firefighter/paramedics. It is also equipped with SCBA's and hand tools for a fire response as well).  The Squad will pull past the accident and the Rescue Engine will stop short of the accident and "nose" out into traffic with her wheels cut into to traffic just as you do and for all of the same reasons. Our rule of thumb is to "ALWAYS" block the lane that we are working in and at least one lane next to that.

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