CFD Officers

  1. What does the acronym TIRDAAAEPAD mean?
    • T-transmit radio report
    • I-initiate command and control
    • R-rapidly evaluate and size-up
    • D-develop IAP
    • A-accounatability of personell
    • A-assign resources as required
    • A-assign branches, groups, divisions and build an ICS organization as required
    • E-evaluate the IAP and revise as required
    • P-provide continued command and control
    • A-additional resources as required
    • D-demobilize, return companies when possible and terminate command
  2. What are the four benchmarks?
    • primary complete
    • fire under control
    • secondary complete
    • loss stopped
  3. what are the components of transfer of command?
    • -provide an overview of incident and actions being taken
    • (location, extent, conditions, extension, saftey considerations, and effectiveness of control efforts)
    • -deployment and assignment of operating companies
    • -appraisal of need for additional resources
    • -communication details (zone, TAC and command channels)
    • -overview of objectives, review of IAP
    • -formal acceptance of command by relieving officer
  4. what should a post incident analysis include?
    • -reason for PIA
    • -use of visual and other aids
    • -review of the operation in sequence
    • -discussions conducted in a manner that puts participants at ease and invites ideas and related experiences
    • -opportunity for questions, comments, suggestions
    • -identification of follow-up if required
  5. Purpose of Post Incident Analysis
    • -Ident. need for tactical or procedural changes
    • -ident. need for increased emphasis on aspects of prevention activity
    • -ident. need for increased emphasis on specific training
    • -ident. flaws in protective installations or lack thereof
    • -ident. need for closer co-operation with other agencies
    • -assist individuals and companies in eval. their actions at an incident
  6. PAR=personal accountability reports?
    • -who
    • -where
    • -status
    • -going to..
    • -all accounted for
  7. Layman's 5 step size up process
    • 1. learn the facts
    • 2. understand the probabilities
    • 3. gain situational awareness
    • 4. make a decision
    • 5. develop a plan of operation
  8. what are the 3 command priorities?
    • -life safety
    • -incident stabilization
    • -property conservation
  9. List 7 positions that personnel must use CAUTION when placed in
    • - above the fire
    • -where the fire can move in behind them
    • -where they are involved with opposing fire streams
    • -where there is limited access (one way in, one way out)
    • -operating under involved roof structures
    • -in areas containing hazardous materials
    • -below grade fires
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