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  1. Firefighter Training: Throw Back to Basics: Atmospheric Monitoring

    Online Articles

    Thu, 17 Sep 2015

    percent LEL reading indicates the atmosphere is contains 20 percent of the lower explosive limit of the gas. Again, department SOGs will dictate action levels for LEL readings. Many detectors are also being fitted with photoionization capabilities

  2. Wind-Driven Fire Challenges Atlanta Firefighters

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Sep 2014

    due truck and deployed per department SOGs . One member of Truck 2 laddered ..... 5 arrived on scene and, per department SOGs , assumed command. Confronted ..... filled out the RIT group per department SOGs . Battalion 3 arrived; per department

  1. Leveraging Building Intelligence for an Initial Response and Beyond

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 24 Jan 2014

    Comprehensive: The most detailed building information, including floor plans, photographs, operations above and beyond department SOGs , and so on. Temporary Considerations and FPS Impairments Providing real-time temporary considerations for construction

  2. Outside Vent Firefighter: A Critical Role

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 5 Mar 2014

    interior crews to move in and extinguish fires more quickly. The success of the OV position depends on written fire department SOGs that not only define the role and responsibilities but also ensure that the department provides the classroom and

  3. Mastering Fireground Command: Firefighting in Commercial Occupancies

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Apr 2012

    commercial fire is what we bring to the fire: our firefighters. By blending sound strategy/tactics, ICS, and your department SOGs , you can build tactical templates that provide a starting point for your operations and make them more safe, effective

  4. Drill of the Week: Roadway Safety

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 Nov 2007

    process. When multiple apparatus are on scene or responding, keep in mind where they must be positioned. Review department SOGs on positioning, warning and headlight use, and general safety precautions. Download this week's drill as a pdf

  5. Drill of the Week: Pump Operator Training Schedule

    Online Articles

    Mon, 10 Dec 2007

    help identify some topics that can be included in your training schedule. Reference applicable NFPA standards and department SOGs in your drill development. Download this week's drill as a PDF HERE . Forest Reeder began his fire service career

  6. Drill of the Week: Ice Rescue Incident

    Online Articles

    Tue, 23 Dec 2008

    scenario to discuss how your first-arriving equipment would handle a victim-in-the-water incident following your department SOGs and, if possible, using your available equipment for a dress-out drill. Download this week's firefighter training

  7. June Roundtable: Censorship

    Online Articles

    Mon, 15 Jun 2009

    what is said to the public and to the press. All department members should fall under the guidelines set forth in department SOGs . Our department adopted the Incident Command System years ago and also set up an SOG stating that all members are

  8. Drill of the Week: Technical Rescue Response Levels

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 May 2010

    level responses for your department. Initial actions for non-technicians should also be reviewed. Consult your department SOGs and specialty team SOGs for correct actions. Download this week's firefighter training drill as a PDF HERE . Forest