Presentation on theme: "Water Supply April 2013 Fire Training. Problems Identified Infrequency of fire incidents Staging Lay-in or dont lay-in Initial set-up Inlet versus discharge."— Presentation transcript:
Problems Identified Infrequency of fire incidents Staging Lay-in or dont lay-in Initial set-up Inlet versus discharge
Supply engine roles and responsibilities Fill site engine roles and responsibilities Assigning individuals to assist with water supply Apparatus operators not staying with their truck Other Problems Identified
Staging #1 issue All incidents begin with staging Staging does not work without using the map book
Standard Setup First Engine – Proceeds to the scene First Tanker – Lays in to the attack engine – End of driveway – Hydrant Second Engine – Establishes water supply Second Tanker – Level 1 stage Third Engine – Locate and establish a fill site
Offensive or Defensive Primary Size-up – Columbia E901 is on the scene of a single story residential structure, flames showing side 1, E901 is assuming Route J command, all units Level 1 stage and check in on Gold on arrival. Attack Engine
Secondary Size-up Working Fire – Columbia from Route J Command, 360 complete, working fire side 1 bravo quadrant, this house is on a walkout basement, command post is at E901, we are in the offensive strategy.
Level 1 Stage Announce Staging location Rural Operations – Lay-in to the scene from end of driveway Urban Operations – Lay-in from nearest hydrant Nurse attack engine Assist the attack engine operator First Arriving Tanker
Long Driveways 91% less than 1000' (12500 driveways) 6% between 1000-1500 (840 driveways) 3% over 1500 (440 driveways)
Arrive on scene safely Level 1 Stage Announce Staging location and roll you are assuming Never pass last water source Supply Engine
Locate the most appropriate fill site on the BCFPD map book prior to leaving the station Announce staging location and roll you are assuming Establish the fill site and announce location to the IC or water supply officer Fill Site Engine
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