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Newark Fire Department’s “Saddest Day”

Back when I was working on the Documentary I would frequent the Newark Library’s NJ room and make copies old news paper micro film and did research on LODD’s The Star Ledger Printed this article about the tragedy… NEWARK’S SADDEST … Continue reading

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NEW PLANNING

MISSION STATEMENT… ID challenges and set goals in writing. BENCHMARK in order to track progress. My Job assists in the MANAGEMENT, TRAINING and DISCIPLINE of my clients and students. IPREP APPLIES BASIC MANAGEMENT & TRAINING ACTIVITIES INVOLVING 1. PLANNING, 2. STRUCTURE, … Continue reading

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Community Based Local Government

1. KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY.  I will be PROACTIVE while beginning with the end in mind putting 1st things 1st. KNOW COMMUNITY MEANS EVERYONE!!! 2. DEFINE OUTCOMES/THINKING WIN WIN. Benchmark and set goals in writing. Developing FD goals that KEY ON … Continue reading

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Decision Making Process

1. LEADERSHIP & COMMITMENT – Team Building. Share and Delegate Responsibility. Include all TEAMMATES in the DECISION MAKING PROCESS. 2. FRAME THE PROBLEM – Determine Cause. 3. Develop GOALS MODELS & ALTERNATIVES. Plan with an EYE on the FUTURE. Creating … Continue reading

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16 Firefighter Safety Initiatives

Safety Summit Tampa Florida 2004. 1. The NEED for CULTURAL CHANGE. 2. ENHANCE ACCOUNTABILITY 3. RISK vs GAINS as a METHOD. 4. EMPOWER Firefighters and Officers to STOP unsafe practices. 5. DEVELOP & IMPLEMENT  NATIONAL STANDARDS 6. PHYSICAL FITNESS 7. … Continue reading

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“A SINGLE WORD” By Salena

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FF John Curran – LODD 1929

Fireman John Curran was killed on November 22nd 1929 thrown from the fire truck and  crushed  between the rig and a parked auto.  The collision caused the auto to strike a pedestrian when the parked car lurched forward . The … Continue reading

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LODD: FF Francis Corbett 1946

Firemen Francis E. Corbett of Engine Company No. 6 died at Presbyterian Hospital of injuries received when his apparatus and a hook and ladder collided at Belmont Avenue and West Kinney Street July 31st 1946. Corbett 52, was thrown from … Continue reading

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MINIMUM BULLETS

Scenario #1- Question #1. (Size Up) What FACTORS must you consider when fighting this fire. COALWASWEALTH 1. WIND SPEED AND DIRECTION 2. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION 3. WATER SUPPLY 4. FIRE SPREAD TO EXPOSURES 5. ATTIC CHEMICALS 6. APPARATUS PLACEMENT 7. POSSIBLE … Continue reading

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MAGIC FORMULA

Format Delivery to Suit Your  “FACT FINDING MISSION & NEEDS ANALYSIS” 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 … Continue reading

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Saddest Day: LODD- 5-7-1972

Star Ledger Article. 3 Newark firemen died late last night after they had been pulled, mortally injured, from the collapse of a burning two-story building assertedly torched by teenagers. Three other firemen were injured and one managed to crawl to … Continue reading

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Incident Management System

PURPOSE OF the Incident Management System- IMS 1. Fix the responsibility for command on a specific individual through a standard identification system, depending on the arrival sequence of members, companies, and chief officers. 2. Ensure that a strong, direct, and visible Command … Continue reading

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Struck by Mass of Brick & Mortar

3 were killed and 16 were injured by falling wall at the  fire on Mechanic Street at about 5:00 A.M. April 23, 1904. The dead were Jacob Bleyhle of Truck Company No. 3 , William P. Crane of Engine Company … Continue reading

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FF-Jacob Allen LODD -1857

The collapse of burning structures has been the nemesis of many firefighters and recognizing the dangers of collapse has been a direct result of learned skills through repetition. Each fire encounter is different. The Dangers are infinite and forever changing. … Continue reading

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Lt. Benjamin Birch- LODD 1907

On March 4th 1907 Lt. Benjamin O. Birch died in the line of duty. Heroic attempts at rescue. While fighting a mysterious fire in a cafe at market brothers at one Market Street, Lt. Benjamin O. Birch of Engine Company No. 5 … Continue reading

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Managing Fire & Rescue Services

The most important aspect of studying for fire service promotion is keeping current with the latest information available. When a new edition of a book on the reading list comes out, it must be compared to the old book to … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY TASK FORCE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

MEET WITH THE CHIEF AND UNDERSTAND HIS GOALS WITH THE END IN MIND. SET GOALS IN WRITING , SHORT-MID-LONG, WITH AN EYE ON THE FUTURE.  BEING PROACTIVE, THINKING WIN/WIN. I WILL THANK THE CHEIF FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY . Incident and … Continue reading

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RIC- Rapid Intervention Crew

U.S. Fire Administration/Technical Report Series (FEMA) Special Report: Risk Management Planning forHazardous Materials: What It Means for Fire Service Planning USFA-TR-124/January 2003 When firefighters become disoriented, their air supply becomes depleted, or they suffer injuries or illness that prohibit self-escape, … Continue reading

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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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GO IMS SOG SOPx2 PFP THR PIE NFIRS RJRR CANI

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

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NATURAL GAS FIRES

This section provides approaches for responding to natural gas fires. Classes of fires Burning natural gas is a Class B fire. However, it Can cause other materials to burn around it such as wood, paper, and vegetation, which are all … Continue reading

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PROPANE VEHICLE EMERGENCY RESPONSE

This section provides approaches for responding to propane vehicle incidents. Propane motor fuel tanks may be installed in cars, vans, pick-up trucks, and buses. Propane motor fuel tanks are manufactured in a variety of sizes and shapes to accommodate different … Continue reading

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PEOSH ADOPTS THE HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD (N.J.A.C. 12:100-7)

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform public employers and employees that the federal Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200, has been adopted with amendments under the New Jersey Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Act, at N.J.A.C. 12:100-7. … Continue reading

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ERT- Emergency Radio Traffic

Emergency Radio Traffic – N.J.A.C. 5:75-2.6 (a)  A fire department communication system shall provide a standard method for giving priority, over that of routine radio communication, to the transmission of emergency messages and notification of imminent hazards to all levels … Continue reading

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C.O.A.L.W.A.S.W.E.A.L.T.H.

QUESTION 1. What are the key SIZE UP points  you will consider at this incident. John Norman “Handbook of Tactics E3”  Chapter 2 –  COALWASWEALTH C.  Construction… Ordinary. Hidden Voids, common cockloft, open interior stairs, parapet wall collapse, pipe chases, … Continue reading

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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

I USED THE STUDY GUIDES & THE NFPA STANDARDS  TO DEVELOP MY MANAGEMENT TEMPLATE. Black type is the TEMPLATE that I will use as a guide When I am addressing the SCENARIO SPECIFIC I will be writing in red, MANAGEMENT … Continue reading

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iProgram Development

FACT FINDING & NEEDS ANALYSIS 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 … Continue reading

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