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Rapid Intervention Crew Upgrades to FAST Board

The Chews Landing Fire Department recently purchased and placed in service, a new item to be used by the Rapid Intervention Crew, which will expedite the rescue and removal, of a downed firefighter at the scene of an incident. The “FAST” Board, which is smaller than our current stokes basket, allows the crew to quickly secure the downed firefighter, move the firefighter up or down stairs, around tight corners, as well as, down the Main section of an extended Ladder Company, if necessary.