Firefighter Rescue and Rapid Intervention Teams
The Fire Department Training Network is a not-for-profit training organization dedicated to training firefighters. It produces results-oriented, reality-based, FireNotes for firefighters and fire departments across the country.
This FireNote deals with Fire Fighter Rescue & Rapid Intervention Training (RIT).
Firefighter Rescue & Rapid Intervention Teams is the most comprehensive book available dealing with firefighter rescue and rapid intervention team operations.
Part I deals with the skills involved in rescuing a firefighter. Part II details the importance of the rapid intervention teams set-up, positions, tools, proactive tasks, deployment and commanding RIT operations.
- Part I Chapters
* Firefighter Rescue: The Ultimate Fireground Challenge
* Searching for a firefighter
* Assessing, Stabilizing, and Packaging a Firefighter
* Firefighter Rescue and Removal Techniques
- Part II Chapters
* Why Do We Need Rapid Intervention Teams
* The Rapid Intervention Team
* Rapid Intervention Team Tools and Staging
* Preparing the Fireground: Proactive Fireground Tasks
* Responding to a MAYDAY: The RIT Deployment
* Commanding Rapid Intervention Operations
* Firefighter Rescue & Rapid Intervention Team Training Sessions
5 1/2" x 8 1/2" softcover
189 pages, B&W photos