This article focuses on the skills needed to perform basic extrication work and have a thorough understanding of vehicles.
My suggestion is to find the different types of construction that you could run into where engine and truck positioning plays a major role take the time to train on the tactics.
This article looks at one the roles of a four-person engine company assigned as the Rapid Intervention Company for a dwelling fire.
Knowing that salvage is typically assigned to truck companies, are you and your crew going to be able to perform this task proficiently?
Larry Manasco looks at what is often the most difficult task for firefighters conducting utility control: the process of locating the connections and shutoffs.