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Incident Command - Stationary or Mobile Command
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Lasich Apr 26, 2010.

24 Hour Shift - For Dispatchers
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Brenda Tenney Oct 8, 2008.


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Steve Kraft replied to Jim Duffy's discussion MAYDAY SOP Do you put firefighting ops on a different channel
"This is the same argument that continues to surface. People who teach RIT insist on changing channels. I'm a big believer that you don't need to change channels. I think it creates more confusion during an already confusing situation. The…"
Mar 18, 2013
Larry Lasich replied to Steve Kraft's discussion Incident Command - Stationary or Mobile Command
"As always, the amount of management staff at an incident will determine how you can run Incident Command. Having said that; Incident Commanders, Operations Officers, maybe Water Supply and PIO need to be separated from the scene. In the first place,…"
Apr 26, 2010
Todd McKee replied to Steve Kraft's discussion Incident Command - Stationary or Mobile Command
"Great discussion ! Command is something in some areas that is under staffed, we call for additional resources in a lot of areas except for command. As for mobile or stationary sometimes it is the fit that works for your response area. Myself, I like…"
Apr 26, 2010
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Apr 25, 2010
Steve Kraft posted a discussion

Incident Command - Stationary or Mobile Command

We have been evaluating our Incident Command system lately and there is a lot of discussion about mobile or stationary command. For years we have encouraged our I/C's to stay in their vehicle and take command from that location. Now, we are shifting our thoughts and saying "we need to have the Battalion Chief get out of his vehicle and take command from a mobile position". We don't believe they should be entering the structure, but we believe the I/C needs to hear and smell (figuratively…See More
Apr 25, 2010

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Ontario, Canada
Richmond Hill
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Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
24 Hour Shift, Requirement of Leadership and Officer Training
Topics you provide training for:
Leadership Training, Team Building, Fire Fighting Tactics

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At 7:30pm on March 30, 2008, Frank Ricci said…
we could use your input in our Tactical Building Blocks group. We are on the side under featured groups.
This group will focus on aggressive interior firefighting. We will address tactics that increase your chance of not getting jammed up and cover what actions to undertake if you do.We will cover some big issues as well as small tactical tips
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