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Fleetwood Fire Company hosts Rapid Intervention Team program

By JASON BATZ, Correspondent | September 29, 2019 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 093019103

The Fleetwood Fire Co. recently hosted a Rapid Intervention Team program through the Bucks County Community College. The program concluded at the Berks County Fire Training Center with students learning basic skills used in extricating a downed firefighter. Fifteen students engaged in skills learned from Firefighter LODD's, such as Mark Langvardt (Denver), Brett Tarver (Pheonix), and John Nance (Columbus). The program reinforced the concept of keeping RIT techniques basic.

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