This week we have a forklift fire inside of a warehouse.
1.) Is this fire large enough to trip the sprinklers based upon the ceiling height?
2.) What are the types of fuel used in powering forklifts?
3.) What size line (s) are needed and how long could the stretch be?
4.) What is your extinguishment plan?
5.) What are you going to do to protect the contents of the rack storage?
Join us on Sunday October 15, 2017 at 8:00 PM Eastern time when the panel will discuss the “Time” variable on incident scenes. How important is it, where can we gain time, where should we slow down and what are the consequences of each action.
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This week on Chief Chat we talk about overhaul.
This week The Tactical Fire Problem is an industrial terminal facility.
1.) How often do you preplan these types of facilities if they are in your area? If you do not have one is there one in your mutual aid response area?
2.) What will be your suppression plan?
3.) What additional resources will you need?
4.) What other agencies will you need to notify?
5.) Is this a working fire or a hazardous materials incident and which takes priority?
Join us on Sunday Evening October 8, 2017 at 8:00 PM Eastern time.
The panel will discuss difficult officer decisions that all have consequences, some positive and some negative. Using our collective experience both paid and volunteer we will help officers make good decisions.
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This week on Chief Chat we talk about ventilation.
This week the Tactical fire problem is a middle unit in a townhouse.
1.) What is your initial C A N report?
2.) What additional resources do you need over your standard 1st alarm assignment?
3.) Where does the first line go?
4.) What are your thoughts on the attic space, is it connected?
5.) Based upon number of units how many people could you expect here?
Join us Sunday October 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM Eastern when the panel will discuss
What Does Safety Look Like In Your Department?
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The panel will review some safety best practices, talk about safety officer selection and duties, injuries, reports etc.
This week on Chief Chat we talk about operations in severe weather.
Join us Sunday September 24, 2017 at 8:00 PM Eastern.
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This week the panel will discuss the use of Handheld Extinguishers including the 2 1/2 gallon water and the 20 lb dry chemical.
This will be in structure fire scenarios.