Although every member of any fire department will risk all to save another fellow human being, and hone their skills regularly to accomplish that, they must also train to take care of themselves! Lyndon firefighters, like all other firefighters across the country, use skill development drills to improve their chances of survival in adverse situations.
Recently members of Lyndon participated in a quarterly mutual-aid box alarm system (MABAS) training with others from Anchorage Middletown, Worthington and Eastwood Fire Departments. This recent quarterly MABAS training focused on Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) skill development. Working as teams participants from the various fire departments practiced rescuing their fellow firefighters from various confined spaces.
These agencies working together in these MABAS RIT trainings are what they do to help develop their skills to help each other, so they can continue to help you!
A short video clip of one of the skill development scenarios can be viewd on the Lyndon Fire Department YouTube Channel by Clicking Here.