On September 15 @ 15:38 a local citizen contact Station 5 reference to have a injured goat that had fallen down a dam. Squad 5 arrived @ 15:44 with 503 (Capt. Pyle) in command. Crews worked with the homeowners to assess the best way to move the goat. After assessing the animals injuries it was found that the best way to attempt to move the animal would be as he laid. Crews put together a stokes basket with backboard, blankets and webbing to secure the animal. After secure the animal, crews were able to carry the goat safely to the barn to seek medical attention. Command marked the incident under control @ 16:07, and terminated the incident @ 16:16, returning Squad 5 to service.
Units Operating: Squad 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.