The Most Important Preplan That YOU Will Never Use

By Kenny Cline Preplanning in the fire service is traditionally conducted by locating the fire department connections, identifying ownership and contact information, mapping the floor plan, reviewing emergency plans, and establishing response procedures to mitigate an anticipated but unplanned emergency. Unfortunately, many firefighters, EMS workers, law enforcement officers, and others serving the public on a volunteer, career, or part-time basis have an incomplete or nonexistent preplan for the most important day of their life: their last day. Although the last day of our lives is a sensitive subject of a personal nature, all of us can anticipate that we will one day leave those we love...

To access this articles and others like, join the Fire Engineering Training Network today.

  Gain unlimited access to the most comprehensive database of firefighter training info in the world.

  Membership in the Fire Engineering Training Network includes:

  • Exclusive Online Access to News & Articles
  • Fire Engineering Magazine Historical Archives (Online-Only)
  • Annual Print Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine
  • Annual Digital Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine

Join Now

 Already a member? Scroll down to the Login form below to access this article.


FE Logo

Log into Fire Engineering and you'll have total access to the industry's leading online resource for finest training simulations, articles, instructional videos and much more.