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Structure Doctrine priorities

Life Safety
Fire Control
Property Conservation

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First priority of initial fire ground activities

Rescuing people at risk

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Basic Command Structure

Utilize Command
Fire attack
Tactical support
RIC

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Complex Command Structure

Utilize Command
Operations
Divisions
Groups
RIC

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Command Responsibilities

Communicate strategy/objectives
Delegate tactical elements
Establish RIC
Evaluate progress
PARs
Roster of assigned personnel

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Fire Attack Priorities

Establish Tactical Objectives
Primary search/coordinate search/rescue w/ IC/support
Continuous water supply 400 GPM
Coordinate water application
Salvage
Order resources
Comm progress
Coordinate w/support

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Support priorities

Assist w/search and rescue (w/Fire Attack & Command)
Perform entry/ventilation/utilities/interior support
Assist w/RIC

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RIC Priorities

Access and rescue injured/trapped FF
Alternate access plans
Order resources
Acquire and stage equipment and tools

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Examples of complex command structures

3+ stories
Large commercial
Retail
Any building large enough to overwhelm basic Fire attack Supt.

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Complex Command responsibilities

Determine/comm strategy and incident objectives
Delegate tactical elements
RIC

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Complex Operations Responsibility

Carry out objectives
Delegate tactical elements not previously assigned
Evaluate and report progress to the IC

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Complex Divisions

Coordinate all tactical elements within geographically assigned area

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Complex Groups

Coordinate tactical elements by functional assignment
Communicate with other Divisions/groups

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Complex RIC

Established to access and rescue injured/trapped FFs
Determine alternate access plans
Order resources as needed
Acquire/stage equip/tools as needed

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Complex Command Operations assignment

ASAP to effectively coordinate tactical units
(Preferably Command Officer instead of Company Officer)

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Roof Division vs Ventilation Group

Roof can be a division identical to other divisions with same responsibilities
Vent Group for incident wide vent tasks

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Clear objectives to be given (always the same)

People first
Control the fire
Extinguish the fire

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Primary Search complete signals transition in operations

Life Safety------>Fire Control

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Complex Command Set Up

On scene-->investigate-->3+ stories w/fire or larger building or threat to large area-->Assign Divisions Supt-->assign resources to divisions-->Assign vent group-->

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IC Dispatch/En Route Considerations

Evaluate life hazard
Probability of occupancy and ability to get out on their own
Route call
Tactical page
Water supply data
Resources responding

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On scene IC considerations

Assume command
Give on scene
Comprehensive investigation
On going evaluation

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IC evaluate considerations

Life safety
Location/extent of fire
Exposure problem

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IC initial actions

FF safety
360
Direct activities toward primary search
Establish objectives to protect life, stop spread of fire, extinguish
Choose Command organization
Needed resources
Locate property rep
Designate staging

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IC tactical assignments

Assign Fire attack/support or divisions and groups
FF safety
Clear objectives
Get resource needs
RIC (as needed)
Water supply 400 GPM
2nd water source if needed
Assign groups as needed
ICP
Comm plan

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IC additional duties

FF rehab
Request utility company
Order ambulance as required

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Required Progress reports

RIC established
Utilities secured
Primary search complete
PAR
Containment

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Transition of command

Current status/actions being taken
Objectives given
State priorities
What's at risk
Contingency

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Fire Attack Basic Duties

FF safety
Direct activities toward primary search
Coordinate lines into structure
Contain/extinguish fire
Extension into exposures
Resource needs
Coordinate with support

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IC should used tactical channel when....

Incident has potential to escalate beyond initial response levels

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5001 building orientation

IC identify "A" side of structure
Identify tactical front if not address side

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Keys for Success: EN ROUTE

Info available to you
Prior knowledge
Dispatch info
Updates received en route
Make prediction to the probability of life hazard

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Keys for success: ON SCENE

Comprehensive and pertinent on scene report
Size up fully and continuously

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Keys for success: ORGÅNIZE

Come up w/plan that handles life safety, fire control/extinguish
Order resources to accomplish objectives
Establish staging location
Implement comm plan
Assign tactical elements
Announce tactical orientation

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Keys for Success: ON-GOING

Monitor conditions and progress
Ensure objectives are clear and being met
Request updates from tactical Supt.
Update FCC

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Keys for Success: COMMON ERRORS

Ineffective size up and use of info
Lack on going size up
Changing conditions not recognized
Plans not understood
Lack clear objectives
Unnecessary radio chatter
Confusion of building orientation

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PIA Questions

All factors considered?
Actions effective or not (if not heat would have been)
Other ways could have been handled effectively
Lessons learned