On February 5 @ 0720 Company 5 & Keysville Fire Department were dispatched for a reported Chimney Fire. Support 5 with Asst Chief Pyle responded ahead of Squad 5, upon arrival he advised that he had active fire coming from the chimney. Squad 5 arrived and laddered the residence to gain access to the chimney. Engineer Nash gained access to the Chimney while Lt Taylor and Captian Scott removed the pipe from the fire place. Crews found that the chimney was plugged about half way up. Chimney fire was extinguished and removed large amounts of build up to ensure fire was out. Keysville Fire was diregarded upon arrival of Support 5
Units Operating: Squad 5, Tanker 5-5, 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.