"Putting the wet stuff on the red stuff” is one of the fire service ten commandments (origin Alan Brunacini) and is true for all fire services across the globe dealing with fires. How each service manages to control incidents depends on a wide range of factors – some physical, some economical and some environmental – means that despite a unity of purpose, the way incidents are managed can be different within each different national boundary. Fortunately, fire services tend to have more in common than is different between each national service and good ideas can sometimes be exchanged to the benefit of the global fire community.


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