On December 27 @ 12:55 Meherrin Fire was dispatched to assist Keysville Fire with a commercial structure fire @ 832 Kings Highway. Engine 5-1, Tanker 5-5, and Squad 5 arrived @ 13:06 with a commercial metal frame building with heavy fire showing from the roof. Keysville Engine 71 deployed multiple hand lines, with master stream operations, while Engine 5-1 and Tanker 5-5 set up water supply operations. Drakes Branch Fire was added as a 3rd due, with Bacon District Fire and Charlotte Court House Fire added for tanker operations. Crews made a aggressive defensive attack having the fire knocked down in about 20 minutes from on scene. Squad 5 set up on the "D" side and provided foam suppression, once the incident was safe for offensive operations. Command marked the incident under control @ 14:50. All Meherrin units were released back to service @ 15:21.
Units Operating: Engine 5-1, Tanker 5-5, Squad 5, Support 5
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All department members are required to take Incident Management training through the Federal Emergency Management Agency
to be in compliance with Presidential Homeland Security Directive 5 that was put in effect after the September 11th, 2001 attacks in New York City.
The follow classes are all available online and free of charge through the Emergency Management Institute:
ICS - 100 - Introduction to Incident Command System
ICS - 200 - ICS for Single Resources & Initial Action Incidents
ICS - 700 - National Incident Management Systems An Introduction
ICS - 800 - National Response Framework, An Introduction
A further listing of online courses through the Emergency Management Institute are a good source of information
and further training in incident management and response training.