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RIT Operations: Commanding and Managing a Firefighter Rescue Mayday

Thursday, April 18
Classroom Session
Rapid Intervention

Directing a rapid intervention team on a Mayday will be very stressful on any command staff.  Knowing how to precisely navigate the team to a successful outcome for a firefighter in distress will take knowledge, ability, strength, and courage. A strong RIT command staff must be in place to accomplish the multiple tasks and objectives that will be required to rescue one of our own. This class will guide you through the process of establishing a strong firefighter rescue command presence, how to systematically attack the problem at hand, and the steps needed to give a firefighter in distress a better chance at survival. It is designed for company and chief officers who are responsible for directing rapid intervention teams on the fireground or will be in the future.

Speakers
James Crawford, Assistant Fire Chief - Midway Fire Rescue