"I think that everyone is right that we need to approach things differently than in the past and look more towards safety. My biggest concern now is that we are going to far the other way, We are not being Firefighters if we allow a bed fire to burn…"
"We run 500 calls a yr, and do not run medical assist. We have roughly 40 ff's on the books and 15 you can count on to be around. We train EVERY thursday evening and when we have houses we can use we have trained 2-3 days those weeks.
"I agree it would be hard to buy all that gear at once; so instead of waiting till the tenth yr and expecting fifty new sets of gear, replace so many i yr from yr 1 to 10. 50 member over 10yrs= 5sets a yr"
"First target 16 to 18yr olds, anything younger than 16 and i think you lose their focus. Use the media, use the schools, and/or any youth groups in the area. Hold an open house at your station and talk to the parents of how this can help keep their…"
"We use another company who is assigned as the RIT team on our assignments. They are brought in to do nothing but RIT activities on scene. We are also a RIT team for several neighborging companies.
Upon arrival we set up on side a and c if deemed…"