Are the firefighters on your department being properly prepared to function in the rapid intervention role? What should they be doing when assigned and what should be their capabilities? More importantly, does your department’s command and safety officers understand the intricacies and nuances of a rapid intervention team (RIT) deployment on the fireground? Are your members ready to meet the challenge of the important role of the RIT on today’s dynamic fireground? This program will provide the participants with the necessary blueprint to take back to their department to analyze capabilities and update thought processes and training programs needed to meet today’s challenges.