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  1. BLOWING THE BASICS

    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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Engine Company Operations: Water Supply Tactics: Expect the Unexpected

    Online Articles

    Fri, 19 Jul 2013

    as to how much hose we would need to reach the hydrant located at the front entrance of the complex. Again, your department SOPs may dictate what should be done in this situation. However, taking the initiative to pre-plan with your crews

  5. SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

    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

  6. Command function

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Aug 2010

    in other well-managed fire departments, the first-alarm assignment should be able to self-deploy according to department SOPs in most situations. Initial responding units shouldn’t need specific instructions from the IC. I don’t want

  7. August Roundtable Replies: How Not to Get Killed Fighting Fires

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Aug 2011

    be taken when the benefit is worthwhile. A firefighter should strengthen the mind using book theory, training, department SOPs , conferences and seminars, trade publications, techniques and advice from peers and officers, and, finally

  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