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Garden Apartments

1325 North Canyon Road… This Garden Apartment Structure is in an upscale neighborhood with almost 30 high end units. The building is a three story wood frame with brick veneer and stucco exterior walls. The roof is flat with wood … Continue reading

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Size Up, Tactics, Pass Command

2110 Williams Street. You are the Company Officer of Engine Co. #5. It is May 9th at 2030 hrs the temperature is 40 degrees the wind is 15 MPH. from the south. Your are dispatched to the report of a … Continue reading

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HAZMAT LEVEL 2

You are responding to a motor vehicle accident involving a car and a tanker truck showing a 1203 gasoline. The car is wedged under the tanker, there is no spill at this time. The driver of the car is sitting … Continue reading

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Masonry Block

Light Manufacturing Plant You have just received an alarm to respond to a reported structure fire in a manufacturing plant. from your pre-fire plan, you remember that this business manufactures electronic test equipment. The building is constructed of masonry block. … Continue reading

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4 Story Ordinary Brick

Public School #3 Public School 3 was built in 1920, It is four story tall and of ordinary construction. In 1945 a 3 story gymnasium was added on, that had masonry block walls with a steel truss roof. There are … Continue reading

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1 Story Non Combustible

Madison Ave. Strip Mall There has been a report of a smoke condition in the area of the Madison Ave. Strip mall. You are familiar with this location due to the recent pre-fire planning you and your company has been … Continue reading

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Ordinary Brick & Wood Joist

Hotel Dixon Fire The Structure is a seven story 60′ wide X 100′ deep, ordinary, brick and wood joist hotel built in 1925. It has one interior stairway. The stairway is open from the first floor through the seventh. There … Continue reading

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Bowstring Truss

Auto Body Shop You are the company officer of Engine 3, and are first to arrive at a reported structure fire at an auto body shop. The building is located in a commercial section of town. it is a one … Continue reading

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Rapid Intervention Crew Training

Rapid Intervention Crew Training Guidelines RIC AWARENESS The following are the Guidelines for Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC) Awareness Training. This training can be included in the Firefighter I curriculum presented as a stand-alone class or taken at a DFS sanctioned … Continue reading

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Balloon Frame

2 Nicholas Street… You have been dispatched to a report of a cellar fire at #2 Nicholas Street it is a two and a half story occupied residential wood frame structure. This single family dwelling was constructed in 1929 and … Continue reading

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Two Story Wood frame

The Building is a two story, wood frame construction, with wood exterior. The restaurant on the first floor is 70 ft. X 30 ft. The apartment on the second floor is 60 ft. X 30 ft. The interior finish of … Continue reading

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One Story 3 Bedroom Ranch

20 Kellar Road You are dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 20 Keller RD. a single family residence.The home is a one story, three bedroom, ranch style house with an attached 2 car garage.the house is a … Continue reading

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E1- How We Got Here?

MISSION STATEMENT Redefining Goals, Dreams and Aspirations and prepared to explore artistic license. John Kennedy Wilson Fine Artist- Illustrator -Digital Instructor

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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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