I am a new Volunteer FF. I have asked several of my fellow FF's what the carry with them as standard equipment. Several have told me to carry a length of rope in case I am trapped and have to go out a window on an upper floor. Is there anything better? I'm thinking about going to an outfitter to have them set me up with a rig with some mountain climbing hardware attached. I would like this rig to be light weight and fit in a pocket. What do you use?
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Thread: Self Rescue
10-06-2000, 09:45 PM #1FFRAYFirehouse.com Guest
10-08-2000, 02:47 PM #2DianeFirehouse.com Guest
I have a knife and two flashlights, one on my coat and one on my helmet.
10-08-2000, 08:20 PM #3SRVFD2Firehouse.com Guest
No substitute for the head on your shoulders. KY and TN - and hopefully other states - have begun a Firefighter Survival course required of all firefighters - I'd recommend a class like this to you before you invest in equipment.
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