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by Lt. Frank Ricci with Deputy Chief Chris Pepler
In the Tactical Perspectives DVD series, Lt. Frank Ricci and other notable instructors look at command, search, ventilation, fire attack, Mayday, and Dispatch operations at residential structure fires.
Utilizing real fire footage, as well as 3-D graphics, Lt. Ricci illustrates the essential fireground tasks from various standpoints, ranging from the officer to the firefighter. Each DVD addresses safety and the critical components of a successful fireground operation.
In DVD #2: Fire Attack, Lt. Ricci and Chris Pepler, Deputy Fire Chief, Torrington (CT) Fire Department, illustrate the perspective of fire attack. They outline the importance of an engine company sizing up, choosing the correct hoseline, and selecting the proper water supply. These skills are crucial for providing a safe fireground. From the fire attack tactical perspective, they then review the issues involved in a room-and-contents fire, an attic fire, ad a basement fire.