Thread: Rac?

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    Default Rac?

    Been reading up on some FDNY stuff recently. Whats an RAC Unit?
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    Its an old converted ambulance that responds to fires with Gatorade, water, Hot chocolate, etc for the brothers after the fire. Basically a rehab unit. The guys who work on it are on Light Duty. Its great having a nice gatorade and a cool damp towel to put on your head after a job in the summer.
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    Sounds like a Canteen truck.

    I can grin, we have one in our stn, and 4 others in the Co. They respond on call, for most 2 (plus) alarms or any other event that DPSC decides warrants that kind of support.
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