What is good to carry in your web gear while on a fire?
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05-02-2001, 06:27 PM #1SAFD24Firehouse.com Guest
05-03-2001, 08:47 AM #2LogsFirehouse.com Guest
A lot depends on what your assignment is. The necessary gear differs from what ground pounders carry; what engine crews carry; what helitack crews carry; etc.
The basic gear should include a fire shelter, drinking water, flagging, fusees, cord, needed personal protective equipment, etc. Check with some of the folks in your area to see what they carry and/or check with the recommended list in the S-130 training books.
Just remember to bring what you need as you may be out quite a distance from where your "stash" is and also you'll be carrying what you bring for the operational period.
05-03-2001, 10:20 AM #3LogsFirehouse.com Guest
You might also want to check the message asked by SMOKENJOE titled "What do you carry"
on this forums page. There are a lot of good replies which should give you a pretty good idea of what to pack and carry with you.
05-15-2001, 12:03 PM #4Engine SlugFirehouse.com Guest
A few Balance Bars in a zip lock bag... got to have a quick boost when you waiting for more hose / water / air drop Etc...
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