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DSC will provide the final staffing report to BNs by what time the day prior to a tour? What will the report provide?

1800 hrs
- MMOT hires
- RSOT
- Intra BN details
- Details outside BN

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T or F. It is the responsibility of BCs and company officers to ensure that when member is on RSOT and that unit is heavy, the member on RSOT takes the detail.
What are the exceptions?

True. Exceptions shall be permitted where ff with special training are needed to maintain an effective unit. (LCC, etc.)

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T or F. In a double house, members going off duty from the adjoining unit may be ordered to remain on duty to await the arrival of details or members on MMOT/RSOT.

True

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In a case where a unit ( ENG or LAD) that was OOS because of medicals has less than 4/5 members prior to the start of the tour, can members from an adjoining unit in a double house wait relief for the arrival of details or MMOT?

Yes

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In the event where no members are available to await relief, can this unit start the tour or will it have to go OOS?

It can start the tour with one member less than minimum staffing levels while awaiting the arrival of a detail or MMOT. Officers shall notify the dispatcher at the start of the tour, whether the unit is in service or OOS.

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When unit is scheduled for training the BN shall ensure that details from within the BN arrive no later than?

0915 and 1815. If a unit is assigned a detail from outside the BN and they have training, they shall alert their BN. If you are in a double house and are unable to comply with these guidelines, the adjoining unit shall supply the detail and leave for training at the appropriate time. The adjoining unit will await the detail.

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How many years seniority must a member have to be detailed to a Rescue/Squad Company? How many members must Rescue Trained Firemen in order for a Rescue or Squad to remain in service after the start of the tour?

Greater than 5 years seniority.

At least three.

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Members sent on a detail can walk there if the other unit is within?

1 mile or 20 blocks. If it is more than 1 mile from their assigned quarters they DO NOT HAVE THE OPTION OF WALKING! They can use public transportation or their private vehicles.
PS.

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T or F. A member displaying their badge to the railroad clerk and carrying bunker gear, helmet, and boots is permitted free public transportation.

True.

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When an officer receives notification of an outgoing detail after the start of the tour, what shall he do?

Order firefighter to report immediately and take a mark in company journal.

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What should an officer do upon arrival of an incoming detail?

Make an entry in the company journal indicating the time he arrived.

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When a Ladder, Rescue, or Squad becomes reduced to four ffs, who shall determine which outside position to be staffed?

The officer will determine which outside position (ovm/roof). This decision shall be based in part on the unit's response area.

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What shall an officer do if he is responding with four ffs and is having difficulty getting this message to the dispatcher?

Transmit an "Urgent" to the dispatcher to make ensure the message is heard.

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T or F. Upon arrival, if necessity exists, the officer may reassign the position of the outside ff ( OV to Roof, Roof to OV) in a unit responding with 4 ffs.

True. The officer shall inform the IC and units operating of the understaffed position.

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When both of the two initially assigned Ladder Companies are responding with 4 ffs on a 10-75, what happens?

An additional Ladder Company will be dispatched. The additional company will be the 3rd Ladder Co. and the 4th Ladder Co. will be the FAST Truck.

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What is an understaffed unit?

ANY unit staffed with less than 4 ff.

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What does an understaffed unit transmit to dispatch when responding to alarms?

"We are responding Understaffed." He shall transmit an Urgent if he is having difficulty telling this to dispatch due to heavy radio traffic.

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What shall dispatch do when notified of a unit responding Understaffed?

They will special call another unit ( engine for engine, ladder for ladder).
Under this policy, the total First Alarm response shall not exceed
4 Engines and 4 Ladders!

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While awaiting details, and a unit is staffed with an Officer and two ffs, what can they respond to?

All alarms.

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When a unit is staffed with just an Officer and a Chauffer, what will happen?

The unit will be placed OOS, however they shall respond to verbal alarms received while in quarters.

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When an understaffed unit is the only unit on the scene, what shall they do?

Take a defensive position. However if a known life hazard is discovered rescue activity can be taken by an individual member. ONLY FOR A KNOWN LIFE HAZARD, NOT FOR STANDARD SEARCH AND RESCUE!

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Note - Some examples of defensive positions:

Checking a hydrant
Hooking unto a hydrant
Charging pumps
Stretching a hose line to outside IDLH
Providing medical treatment to victims
Position an AL/ TL/ PL
Conducting a size up
Transmit the appropriate radio signals.

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Who shall the officer notify when a unit has less than full strength for the remainder of the tour?

Division, BN, and all First Alarm Co of positions not staffed and record an entry in Co. Journal.

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Note- The EBF 4 shall be updated to reflect which riding positions have been staffed. HTs and SCBA worn by members must coincide with their assigned positions on the EBF 4. This is to ensure proper ID for emergency roll call. *****MEMBERS SHALL IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS THEIR RIDING POSITION ASSIGNED ON THE EBF4 REGARDLESS OF DUTIES AND TASK PERFORMED*****

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Who shall be given priority to detail their members to other quarters after the start of a tour?

In this order
-An HTMU unit May detail their fifth man
-Fifth ff from a ladder company within the division (rear mounts shall be given preference before tillers and tower ladders)
-Fifth ff for a ladder company in another division.
****this is only a guide and it's up to bigwig chiefs who goes*****

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For details within the BN, in what order are the procedures for that detail to be transported there?

1. Company receiving detail proceeds to quarters and picks the guy up
2. If they cannot do it, then the company detailing the guy out transports him there.
3. BN can have division van pick them up

Between Division and to other Divisions, use what's practical, most likely Division Van.
Members always have option of driving own car.

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