CRTC trains local firefighters on new technique

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Published on October 6, 2019 -

CRTC trains local firefighters on new technique

Some South Mississippi firefighters are learning one of the latest approaches in trying to save lives thanks to the Air National Guard Base in Gulfport.


CRTC trains local firefighters on new technique

- some south mississippi- firefighters are learning - one of the latest approaches in- trying to save- lives thanks to the air nationa- guard base in - gulfport.

- the combat readiness training - center fire - department is conducting- on-going training for - the harrison county fire servic- at the base's live fire - training site.- c-r-t-c firefighters are showin- county- firefighters a new technique- that fire departments - across the country are adopting- called- transitional fire attack.

- in transitional fire attack, th- firefighters who are first on - scene immediately - start spraying water on the - outside of a structure.

- the responders who arrive - subsequently- make entry.

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Chief rusty shoultz - combat- readiness training center fire- department, "the county fire service where personnel are - limited.

They arrive at - different times versus the city- it's very important to very - quickly get the water from the- truck onto the fire and stop th- fire from the growing and - that helps with other people- arriving later who can go insid- and put the fire all the way- - - - out.- lavonda aldridge - harrison - county firefighter "it's been humbling.

It's been a - challenge.

Mostly just taking i- every aspect of what's in the - books.

Applying that to reality- - - - is not as easy as it is when yo- visualize it in your head.

It's- putting those - applications into practice.

" - - - over time, the crtc fire- department will train all - the full time and volunteer - firefighters with the - harrison county fire service on- the transitional- fire attack

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