Engine company riding assignments are the key to a ready arrival at a scene. They eliminate confusion.
But some departments don’t actually specify who’s doing what, and this show’s guest says that’s a mistake.
Chad Menard is a Captain/Paramedic for a city fire department in Alabama. He’s a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Managing Officer Program.
He’s a USAR rescue technician with Alabama Task Force 3, and a Level II State Certified Fire Instructor and Fire Officer.
He’s presented and taught at various regional and national conferences across the United States.
Chad’s article: Engine Company Riding Assignments
Article: Riding Assignments
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