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Crew Integrity

I am in the need of finding solutions and different viewpoints on a Rescue or Truck company splitting its crew to handle fire ground tasks.

I am a Captain on a rescue company and our staffing varies from 3 to 4 personnel.  We, by policy, assume or support truck company operations depending on when we arrive on scene.  In the event we have 4 personnel and arrive first or second due we split into a 2 man inside team and a 2 man outside team this is common practice in my area and not…


Added by Erron Kinney on September 8, 2011 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Seat and Tool Assignments/Fire Ground Efficiency

I have been looking at ways to increase fire ground efficiency. I want to get some info on the different ways fire companies deploy resources on a structure fire.

The Following questions are based on a first alarm assignment. I want to isolate those initially assigned companies because they have the greatest impact on overall incident outcome. I am looking for honest real world answers not ideal situation answers.

What is the minimum total personnel assigned to a structure fire for a… Continue

Added by Erron Kinney on February 26, 2009 at 8:35pm — 5 Comments

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