Fairfax County Joint Event Guide Flashcards
All violent incidents are considered ____ until the PD determines otherwise?
Who operates in the HOT zone?
What type of treatment is performed in the Warm Zone?
Only life-saving pt treatment, with a focus on pt removal
In what zone is routine EMS care perfomed?
What is a forward location where victims can be assembled for movement from areas of risk?
Casualty Collection Point
The pathway secured by PD for the purpose of accessing and removing casualties is?
A Rescue Task Force (RTF) is made up of?
Minimum two FD personnel (1 OIC and 1 ALS, avoid using transport personnel) in ballistic gear paired with two assigned PD officers. Preferred deployment is 4 (full suppression co.)
When can the RTF PD officers separate from the FD personnel?
What is the task of the RTF?
initial treatment and triage of patients
Once triage and treatment is complete what does the RTF do?
Assist with pt movement
Extraction Task Force (ETF) is made up of?
Large team of FD personnel (2 suppression co. min.) , paired with a minimum of 2 assigned PD officers
What do members of the ETF wear?
Reflective vests or turnouts
What is an MCI alarm assignment?
- 10 closest suppression units
- 10 EMS transport units
- 3 EMS supervisors
- 1 BC
- Mass Casualty Support Unit
- Mobile Ambulance Bus
- Green Bus (county school bus/ fastran for minor injured)
Terrorist activity is an often cause of explosions?
During Explosions/WMD Incidents will FD stage?
Not unless there are active/known additional threats
During Violent Incidents FD personnel are to have what on?
Either reflective vests or PPE
For violent incidents (assault, stabbing, etc) if the scene is Warm what should FRD deploy?
Rapid Trauma Kits and carrying devices, focus on life-saving treatment and rapid pt extraction
During a hostage/barricade/suspicious device incident the FD should assemble?
Since scene is secure is no longer valid terminology what is the correct terminology?
Scene is hot/warm/cold