With the use of a a simple rescue system that lets them use any window frame to get out of a dangerous situation, firefighters in Alpharetta won’t need to wait for other personnel to put a ladder up to a window for them to escape an out of control fire anymore – it’s a system Roswell would like in their firefighters gear, as well.
“We are also looking at the same device that Alpharetta Fire has purchased,” Roswell Fire Chief Ricky Spencer told Roswell Patch in an e-mail.
Spencer said the department has already priced out the “very valuable tool,” but is still looking to identify funds for the purchase.
On Tuesday, a group of firefighters in Alpharetta were being trained as trainers so that all 150 active members of the department can learn to use the tool.
Alpharetta is the first fire department in