Great RIT Pack Video

I have seen this video several times and I like to watch it as a refresher.  The Captain is excellent at explaining this and making it easy to understand and follow. I know the video is a particular brand, which we use, so if you use a different brand, send me a link of a similar video and I will post it.

It is important to be familiar with your respective RIT bag and equipment.  Be able to use this in the dark and with gloves on.  Be prepared if you are RIT and don’t take that assignment lightly.

Train hard and be prepared.

2 Comments

  • Engine Captain Missouri says:

    I’ll try to find one of our RIT Pack, we use MSA. From experience in using our pack and how it is set up. They are basically the same. It’s all in the training with your equipment, regardless of the brand name Brother.

    Be Safe!

  • FFAG says:

    Thank you for sharing this blog.

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Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal with the Sullivan Fire Protection District, a combination department, and a career firefighter/paramedic with the Florissant Valley Fire Protection District in North St. Louis County.

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Mamamaggie
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I totally agree with your comments regarding training and preparation I want to know the person standing next to my son / sons are capable of fighting a fire with knowledge dedication and standing shoulder to shoulder with a motto of " no man left behind " the only safety line you have to getting…
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Jeff
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Amen.
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Ryan Huffman
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I am a volunteer lieutenant in a rural department and I work full time on a medic unit. This article is very powerful and was a very good read. I love to train and train harder everyday that I'm at work or at the volly house and when I'm not there I'm constantly reading articles…
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Kevin Hurl
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Too True, I am a big fan of the saying "you can never train to hard for a job that kill you" Well said and I'll copying the link to this to our brigade Facebook page.
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