Surviving a Mayday

Surviving a Mayday

coreywelchvideo - A catastrophic collapse traps a Providence firefighter on the second floor of a burning home. 

FirefighterNation: Providence Firefighters Recall Being Trapped in Blaze

Weeks later, the crew from Providence Fire Department Special Hazards shares how training and instinct led them to survival. 

FirefighterNation & FireRescue Magazine:
Another Look at RITs and the Mayday
Mayday 101
Mayday Training Done Right
RIT Best Practices
Truck Companies as Rapid-Intervention Teams

Reporter: Caroline Goggin

Photojournalist: Corey Welch

Produced: January 2018 (C) WPRI-TV


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