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What are the three levels of evacuation?

Site evacuation

Intermediate level

Large-scale evacuation

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Site evacuation involves a small number of citizens that are easily evacuated and collected upwind a at the perimeter area. What are the general holding times?

Less than an hour or two

2

An incident involving _______ has a higher probability of causing an evacuation of an affected area than any other incident.

Hazardous materials

3

Intermediate level evacuation normally affects how many citizens? How long will they remain out of the area?

Fewer than 100

2 to 4 hours or more

4

What will dictate the speed of evacuation?

The speed of the developing hazard

5

During in-place sheltering command may need to provide instructions to affect public on what?

Shutting down cooling systems

Sealing their building

6

How do you determine what shelters can be utilized during incidents?

CAD INFO SHELTERS

Red disaster operational manual

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Evacuate persons from the area of _______ first.

Greatest danger

8

Who can be used for evacuation notices?

News media

9

Evacuate those at greatest risk first. Evacuate the greatest _____ area next.

Concentrated areas

10

What equipment on the truck can be used to speed up the alert process when making on site evacuation?

Sirens

Airhorns

PA system

11

When making face-to-face notifications, what instructions should be given?

There's been a hazardous material incident

You are in danger

Leave immediately

Go to the shelter (location)

Take ( ) route out of your area

Do you need transportation?

Provide the customer with evacuation instructions

12

What items should crewmembers instructions citizens to take with them?

Wallet/purse

Keys

Money

Eyeglasses

Medication

Proper clothing

Pets

13

When making notification of evacuation over PA used 3 five-seconds blasts of siren while on the YELP setting, followed by instructions over the PA, with it turned to maximum volume. Proceed slowly, initiating notifications at the beginning of each block and each ______ after that.

50 yards

14

Once each assigned grid of objectives is complete, report completion of the evacuation to the_______?

Evacuation branch/sector officer

15

What is the evacuation triage philosophy?

We'll evacuate the greatest number for the greatest benefit

16

Some citizens may refuse to leave. What are some methods of persuasion to leave?

Be in uniform, wear your helmet

Wear SCBA and facepiece

Ask for next of kin

Write down the next of kin information

17

Anytime more than _____ persons are evacuated, the duty deputy advises the city manager of the situation.

10

18

Provide progress reports every _____ minutes to the EOC, unless the EOC requires more frequent or less frequent reports.

30 minutes

19

Returning evacuees to their homes will be the sole responsibility of whom?

FD incident commander or the EOC staff in operation

20

Large-scale evacuations involves how many people and in what time frame?

Thousands of citizens

Hours if not days

21

During this level of evacuation, the city EOC will be opened to support the evacuation and site operations?

Large-scale evacuation

22

The decision to evacuate is to be considered when?

Quickly and early

23

In-place sheltering can be considered for what situations?

Material has been identified as having a low or moderate level of health risk

Material had been released from its container and is now dissipating

Leaks can be controlled rapidly and before evacuation can be completed

Exposure to the product is expected to be short-term and of low health risk

The public can be adequately protected by staying indoors

24

PD responsibilities include what?

Provide a ranking officer to the command post

Provide a ranking officer to the evacuation sector/branch

Provide a communication system for police resources

Traffic control traffic routing

Perimeter security

Evacuation zone security

25

Once long-term sheltering is in place, who will open and manage shelters?

Red Cross

26

The Red Cross will need up to how many hours to get adequate resources and personnel to the shelter sites?

3 hours

27

What type of commitment from PD will be required to accomplish evacuation?

Large commitment

28

Individual refusals will be handled how?

Left to fend for themselves

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If the evacuees do choose to stay what should be done?

Documentation

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