Company 5 along with Company 2 (Hampden Sydney) were dispatched for a Residential Structure Fire with reports of smoke coming from the eaves of the residence. Upon arrival units encountered fire coming from the roof of the residence with the attic area completely engulfed in flames. Squad 5's crew began an interior attack on the "A" side of the structure, while the Crew from Engine 2-2 deployed a second attack line on the "B" side of the structure. Command requested that a 3rd company be added to the assignment and also resquested Tankers from the 3rd and 4th due Companies. Water shuttle operations began. The fire was brought under control and extinguished with heavy fire damage to the entire residence.
Units Operating on Scene: Squad 5, Tanker 5-5, Rescue 5-8, Engine 2-2, Engine 1-2, Tanker 1-5, Utility 1, Chief 1, Tanker 6-5, Air 50
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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.