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    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Apr 1997

    breakdown in the most basic operations--operations so basic that they are listed in informational bulletins and department SOPs and evolution indexes with single digits. They are usually called Hose 1 or 2, Ladders 2, Search 1, or Communications

  2. Fire Service Leadership: Understanding "Nothing Showing"

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    guidelines established in the department SOPs need no longer be followed. This ..... plan of inaction. All relevant department SOPs still need to be followed for the integrity ..... the initial report and based on department SOPs . In some jurisdictions, the response

  1. High-Rise Firefighting: Reassessing Our Methods

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    contaminated with no warning unless personnel are equipped with alert devices on their gear. FDC Pump Operations Many department SOPs say to pump water to the fire floor should they have to charge the system, but this is not always true. With buildings

  2. Fire Service Operations: The Professional Volunteer Fire Department, Part 19–Apparatus Operators

    Online Articles

    Mon, 4 May 2015

    the official training manuals provided by the manufacturer and combine it with their own in-house information and department SOPs ; this puts everything in one place and serves as a reference manual for the member throughout his career. Throughout

  3. Leaving a legacy

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    Failure will reinforce the methods that do work. If you know a "better" method or if the method does not meet department SOPs , discuss it with them. They may be familiar with "your" method. If not, show them. Then give them the opportunity

  4. Firefighter Safety and Survival: A Holistic Approach

    Online Articles

    Wed, 6 Feb 2013

    Have complete knowledge of department SOPs ; Establish a "safety sector ..... Have complete knowledge of department SOPs ; Have complete understanding ..... begin to operate according to department SOPs . The first engine reports that

  5. Firefighter Grants: FEMA AFGP Audits

    Online Articles

    Mon, 7 Jul 2014

    requesting staffing rosters, hiring policies, and related employment documents usually retained by any employer. Department SOPs are also often requested. Questions about layoffs, job descriptions, time and attendance polices. Hires are also

  6. Volunteer Firefighting: The Professional Volunteer Fire Department, Part 9 - Preplanning

    Online Articles

    Thu, 31 Oct 2013

    buildings going up or existing buildings being modified. He expanded this idea by periodically including important department SOPs as well. This type of information can also be shared at department meetings and drills and be posted in the firehouse


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Mar 2004

    building, not to mention violating department SOPs . The fire department is there ..... District Response: Of course, department SOPs dictate that we wait for the ..... children—even if it were against department SOPs . The key elements here are that

  8. Anchor and Hold Water Delivery Evolutions for Wildland-Urban Interface Firefighting Operations

    Online Articles

    Tue, 13 Mar 2012

    pump operator should throttle up until the intake pressure comes down to zero or to a predetermined pressure set by department SOPs . Note the pump discharge pressure on the discharge gauge and reference it to the chart to determine the flow