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WHO HAS THE AUTHORITY TO ISSUE A RECALL?

•CHIEF OF DEPT OR HIS DESIGNEE

18.1.1 The Chief of Department, or his designee in the Fire Department Operations Center (FDOC), in consultation with the Fire Commissioner has the authority to issue a recall order.

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TRUE/FALSE

MEMBERS ON VACATIONS, MUTUALS OR SELF MUTUALS DO NOT HAVE TO REPORT IF A RECALL ORDER IS ISSUED.

FALSE

18.4.3 The recall order should list the groups which are already on duty, and the additional groups being recalled. For example, if groups 1-6 are working and two additional groups are needed, then the recall order should state that groups 1-8 are being recalled. This will include:

•Members on vacation leave will report for duty when recalled

•Members off with mutuals or self-mutuals will report for duty when their groups are recalled. Upon the issuance of a recall order, all mutuals are cancelled. Members shall only work when their group is scheduled, and must report for duty when their group is recalled.

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DURING A RECALL, IF THE GROUP CHART IS MAINTAINED, WHAT IS THE MAX AMOUNT OF GROUPS THAT CAN BE RECALLED?

4 ADDITIONAL GROUPS RECALLED FOR A TOTAL OF 10 GROUPS

18.4.6 If the group chart is maintained, the maximum number of groups to be recalled is 4 additional groups, for a total of 10 groups.

18.4.7 If the group chart is changed to 12-hour or 24-hour tours, the maximum number of groups to be recalled is 6 additional groups for a total of 12 groups.

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DURING A RECALL IF THE GROUP CHART IS CHANGED TO 12 or 24 HR TOURS, WHAT IS THE MAX. AMOUNT OF GROUPS THAT CAN BE RECALLED?

6 ADDITIONAL GROUPS FOR A TOTAL OF 12 GROUPS.

18.4.6 If the group chart is maintained, the maximum number of groups to be recalled is 4 additional groups, for a total of 10 groups.

18.4.7 If the group chart is changed to 12-hour or 24-hour tours, the maximum number of groups to be recalled is 6 additional groups for a total of 12 groups.

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A RECALL ORDER HAS BEEN ISSUED, FF FRIAS FROM ENGINE 287 IS ON HIS 90 DAY DETAIL TO LADDER 138. HIS GROUPS HAVE BEEN RECALLED. SHOULD HE REPORT TO E287 OR L138?

LADDER 138

18.6.3 In order to maintain command and control, the Command Chief of the borough/EMS Division Commander subject to recall shall coordinate the deployment of recalled members and avoid assigning members directly from their firehouses/EMS battalions directly to the scene of the incident. Recalled members are to report directly to their assigned/detailed companies.

18.14.1 Members who are subject to the recall order should report immediately to their assigned units unless otherwise instructed in the recall message. Members temporarily detailed to other units which are affected by the transmission of a recall unit, shall report to such detailed units unless otherwise directed. This is to ensure that members have access to their personal protective equipment (PPE).

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WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCURATE UP TO DATE EMERGENCY RECALL TELEPHONE INFORMATION IN THE PERSONNEL SECTION OF THE OFFICE REVORD JOURNAL?

•INDIVIDUAL MEMBER

2. Accuracy of emergency recall telephone information in the personnel section of the office record journal is the responsibility of individual members. Changes shall be promptly reported to the officer on duty, who shall immediately update the record.

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WHICH MEMBERS, ON LEAVES, ARE NOT SUBJECTED TO EMERGENCY RECALL?

•MEDICAL LEAVE
•MILITARY LEAVE
•BEREAVEMENT LEAVE
•SPECIAL LEAVE
•EMERGENCY LEAVE

18.11.2 Exceptions: members on the following leaves are not subject to a recall order:
—Medical
— Military
— Bereavement
—Special
— Emergency

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A RECALL ORDER HAS BEEN ISSUED DURING THE DAY TOUR WHILE YOUR UNIT WAS OUT PERFORMING HYDRANT INSPECTION WITH THE APPARATUS. WHAT SHOULD YOUR UNIT DO WHEN NOTIFIED OF THE RECALL ORDER?

•IMMEDIATELY RETURN TO QUARTERS SINCE NOT OPERATING AT A FIRE OR EMERGENCY

18.12.1 Upon receipt of a recall signal, all affected units out of quarters, other than units operating at a fire or emergency, shall return to quarters immediately. Relocated units shall be guided by instructions received from dispatchers. EMS units shall remain at their assigned CSL, unless otherwise directed.

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FF FRIAS'S GROUPS HAVE BEEN RECALLED. HE HAS MADE HIS WAY INTO HIS FIREHOUSE TO FIND HIS UNIT NOT IN QUARTERS, WHO SHOULD FF FRIAS CONTACT?

•BATTALION
++IF BATTALION NOT AVAILABLE++
•DIVISION

18.14.3 Recalled members reporting for duty and finding their unit is not in quarters shall contact their battalion. If their battalion is not available, the member shall contact their division for further instructions. Members shall remain at their units unless otherwise directed by a superior officer.

18.14.4 If a mobilization point has been designated and members are given orders to report to such locations, they are to check in with the unit, retrieve their PPE, and report to the mobilization point. If feasible, they may transport themselves to the mobilization point. If this is n

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TRUE/FALSE

A RECALL HAS BEEN ISSUED, ANY MEMBER REPORTING TO HIS FIREHOUSE & FINDING NO UNIT IN QUARTERS - SHOULD RESPOND DIRECTLY TO THE EMERGENCY SCENE.

FALSE

18.14.5 If a mobilization point has not been designated, members are to wait in their units until further instructions.

18.14.6 MEMBERS ARE NOT TO REPORT DIRECTLY TO THE INCIDENT FROM THEIR UNITS UNLESS ORDERED TO DO SO.

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WHO SHOULD COMPANY OFFICERS, THAT ARE RECALLED, CONTACT UPON ARRIVAL AT THEIR FIRE HOUSE?

•BATTALION
++IF NOT AVAILABLE++
•DIVISION

18.15.3 Upon arrival in the unit, each company officer shall contact the battalion. If no one is available at the battalion, then the officer shall contact the division or borough for further orders. The officer should report his own availability and the availability of any recalled members.

18.15.4 As members report to their company, the officer will login reporting times of all recalled members.

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