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MAYDAY CRITERIA

To help the INCIDENT COMMANDER direct and manage the incident in the event a MAYDAY is transmitted from an interior company, a checklist has been developed to ensure that all tasked are being covered. The checklist is outlined below. It … Continue reading

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Minimal Bullets

I developed this Program originally for the iPod and since for this website to meet the requirements of the OSHA LAWS & NFPA Standards and created TEMPLATES for questions to teach as many of the laws and standards necessary to … Continue reading

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TOPPLED

They were struck by a mass of brick and mortar. A Wall was toppled over by the explosion as 19  Newark firefighters were caught in the collapse while fighting the blaze from a lower building. 3 were killed and 16 … Continue reading

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Saddest Day

Rolling Size up Preparing for a deadly career is a serious challenge and I took an artistic approach to teaching myself how to stay alive in 1992. I went back to school and used the Newark Fire Department as my … Continue reading

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Fireman John Curran

Fireman John Curran was killed on November 22nd 1929 thrown from the fire truck and  crushed  between the rig and a parked auto. At 16:19 hours, Truck 3 answered an alarm from Box 234, at William and Shipman Streets. At … Continue reading

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Marcus A. Reddick

Marcus A. Reddick On New Years Eve 1985 A firefighter who fell 35 feet and cushioned the fall of a woman he was trying to rescue from a third-floor apartment remained in critical condition for 2 days. Firefighter Marcus Reddick … Continue reading

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4 STEP IMS (ROLLING SIZE UP)

QUESTION #1. What will be your report to dispatch and other arriving units? USING FOUR STEPS TO ESTABLISH COMMAND according to IMS (Incident Management System) STEP # ONE:    GIVE A ROLLING SIZE UP –  STEP # TWO:   ESTABLISH … Continue reading

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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

I USED THE STUDY GUIDES  THE NFPA STANDARDS  TO DEVELOP MY MANAGEMENT TEMPLATE Question #1.  As a newly Promoted BC, How do you address this situation? The Chief orders you to investigate the quality of station training in the Department, … Continue reading

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