The department I am on is currently underway outfitting one of our pumpers for a TRT vehicle. Anyone have any pictures of a pumper retro-fitted for TRT equipment? Any suggestions? Thanks.
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Thread: Tactical Rescue Team (TRT)
01-30-2005, 12:32 AM #1pcfd2168Firehouse.com Guest
Tactical Rescue Team (TRT)
01-30-2005, 01:57 AM #2
Can you define Tactical Rescue?
Are we talking care under fire... a kind of assistance to law enforcement?
Or are we talking technical rescue? And if so, which sub-categories?
02-02-2005, 10:11 AM #3pcfd2168Firehouse.com Guest
Technical Rescue Team:
Natural, Man-Made & WMD Disasters
High Angle Rescues
Trench and Excavation Collapses
Transportation Accidents (Vehicle, Trains, Aircraft, Etc.)
Structural Collapse Operations
Confined and/or Closed Space Rescue
Industrial and Construction Accidents
02-02-2005, 01:04 PM #4
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That's lot of specialized equipment your talkin about there. I don't see how you are going to fit even half of the necessary equipment and still carry your firefighting tools on a single pumper. Do you have any other apparattus, or a trailer that can assist in carrying the majority of the bulky equipment?
02-02-2005, 02:53 PM #5
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I don't see all of that fitting on a rescue-pumper...Bucks County, PA.
02-04-2005, 09:14 AM #6pcfd2168Firehouse.com Guest
We got the pumper at a good deal, and it will not be used for primary firefighting operations. The entire back for hose is removed and gear will be retro-fitted to up there, to the sides of the truck, compartments, and even back 2 jump seats. Any suggestions and/or ideas?
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