In this short coffee chat, Joe and I talk about SOPs and Standards and what to do about them in your department. How you should use them as a training document and really an operational blueprint will be talked about.
This is a short video discussion about the current national debate concerning fire behavior research. This has been a polarizing debate in some cases and it is the intent of this video is to look at both sides of the equation and realize that there are multiple solutions, depending upon your department resources, and what fire you pull up to. This discussion also focuses on firefighter safety.
This week the panel will discuss the expectations of the fire service. What does and officer EXPECT of their personnel? What do the personnel EXPECT of the Chief and officers? What does the public EXPECT of us? What does city government EXPECT of us? One identified, how do all of these expectations affect us? What do we do about them.
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This week the panel will listen to Joe Starnes to get a perspective on what Kill The Flashover IS and Is NOT about. Ask any questions before or during the broadcast on the vents page, and if you are watching live on Youtube, you can leave a youtube comment and interact with the panel.
This week the Tactical Fire Problem is for my friends at the coastal communities that may or may not have any shipboard firefighting experience. Just because you may or may not have the specialized experience, you might still have the fire!
Take a look.
1.) Name three differences between fighting this fire and a “standard” structural fire?
2.) How much fuel might you find on board one of these vessels?
3.) Have you ever been on board and/or preplanned one of these vessels if you have them in your response area?
4.) What other agencies might be involved in assisting you for this emergency? What is their response time to your area? Have you trained and preplanned with them?
5.) What is your initial attack pan, and brief initial report or C A N report on this incident?