Primary Search Considerations with Dave LeBlanc

When you hear the term “primary search,” what comes to mind?

Is it something an engine crew does while they’re advancing the line? Or is it the job of the truck company?

And if you’re the first-in engine at a structure fire, and believe there might be victims inside, what’s your priority?

Today’s guest says you might want to hash that out before the tones drop.

Dave LeBlanc is a Deputy Chief with the Harwich, Massachusetts Fire Department. Dave started in the Fire Service back in 1986 as a Call Firefighter with the Dennis Fire Department while attending college. He’s also been a volunteer with the Allingtown and West Haven Fire Districts in West Haven.

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