95% of our time as officers is spent dealing with non-fire issues. How we deal with those often dictate how well we do on the fireground. Consider this situation and tell how you would handle it?
What solutions would you offer to address the issue and ensure it does not happen again? Look at the big picture Be safe
U R a new BC assigned as a shift commander.
Your department has undertaken annual hose testing. The BC who relieves you tells you that the Captain from Engine 5 has found that the apparatus is short 4 one hundred lengths of LDH. When he came in, the hose was on the floor, but the Captain on your shift did not tell him anything about it nor was there anything in the journal about it. Your Captain had to get to his other job. This type of misinformation has happened before among the shifts. What action will you take?