The name IRONSandLADDERS.com comes from the seat assignments of our cities Truck Co’s. Irons and Ladders are two separate teams, typically having the Truck Driver leading the Ladders team performing any of the following based on the fire; ladder work, horizontal vent, vertical vent, VES and other outside vent duties. The Truck Officer leads the Irons team and its primary mission is forcible entry and search.
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