Operating A Rehab Area - Part 2

Mike Wieder describes ways to care for injured, exhausted, dehydrated and hungry firefighters at the scene of a major incident.


Rest/Hydration/ Replenishment Unit Responders who have satisfactory vital signs and no injuries, but are simply tired, should be directed to the rest/hydration/replenishment unit of the Rehab Group/Sector. It is at this location that they will be able to rest, drink fluids to replace those lost...


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Mike Wieder, a Firehouse® contributing editor, is a senior editor at IFSTA/Fire Protection Publications in Stillwater, OK. He holds numerous degrees in fire protection and adult education, and is a co-author of the book, Emergency Incident Rehabilitation (Brady/Prentice-Hall). Wieder is a former member of the Pennsburg, PA, and Stillwater, OK, fire departments. Part 1 appeared in the May 1999 issue.