On January 10, Company 5 & Company 2 were dispatched for a reported garage fire. Squad 5 arrived to find a 8x10 shed with light smoke showing from the "A" side. Crews stretched an attack line and made entry into the shed to find no fire just smoky conditions. The crew exited the shed and applied water to the roof of the shed as that is where the fire was contained to. Command disregarded Company 2 while en route. Units ventilated the shed through windows in the shed.
Units Operating: Squad 5, Tanker 5-5
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Fire & Rescue, Inc.
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or ask any member.
The Code Red Weather Warning system is a free emergency alert system that sends a voice or
text message to your home or cell phone in the event that
there is a potential for severe weather in your area.
The Code Red Weather app is a free download on both Android and Apple phones.
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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.