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Fifth Alarm Dollar Store Fire

By Dan Curran on April 20, 2016

Fifth Alarm Dollar Store Fire

Take a look at the post-incident analysis report for the fifth alarm fire Dollar Store fire from Rochester, New York. In this report you will see the actions performed by the companies on scene and see diagrams of the initial state of the incident as well as how companies were setup after all units were on scene.

Tags: post-incident analysis, 5-5-5, dollar store

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Incident Commander's Guide to Post-incident Analysis

By Bill Curran on August 13, 2014

Incident Commander's Guide to Post-incident Analysis

I look at post-incident analysis as a critical management tool. It forces the incident commander to closely examine his incident scene. It provides valuable feedback about whether we are doing our incident responses correctly and safely. It provides a platform for others to learn from. And, it is a valuable record that can be used to: inspire your people, outline department needs for handling future incidents and educate elected officials. Captivate. Educate. Motivate.

Tags: post-incident analysis, critique

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