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Video: Create Quick Pre-Incident and Pre-Fire Plans

By Dan Curran on October 29, 2015

Pre-incident and pre-fire planning should not be hard. In this video we show you how you can quickly and easily create a pre-incident or pre-fire plan using IncidentSmart.

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Tags: video, pre-incident plan, pre-fire plan, preplan, education, training

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Fire Hydrant Markings

By Dan Curran on December 01, 2014

Fire hydrant marking

Just wanted to have a quick discussion on the markings of fire hydrants. NFPA recommends that all fire hydrants be color coded so that when you pull up on a hydrant you will have a general idea of the flow you can expect. Read on for the classifications.

Tags: training, fire hydrant, hydrant classification, promotional question

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Engine Company Drills in Review

By Dan Curran on November 10, 2014

Engine Company Drills in Review

In this post we are going to review the six engine company drills, and discuss different scenarios where they can be used.

Tags: training, engine company drill

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Engine Company Drill #6: Portable Water Supply

By Dan Curran on November 03, 2014

Engine Company Drill #6: Portable Water Supply

Another installment in our Engine Company Drills series. In this training scenario, from NFPA 1410: Standard for Training for Initial Emergency Scene Operations, we show an engine deploys attack and backup lines while drafting from a portable water supply. A water supply apparatus is responsible for maintaining water supply for 30 minutes of fire attack.

Tags: training, training scenario, engine company drill, portable water supply

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Engine Company Drill #5: Drafting with Two Engines

By Dan Curran on October 27, 2014

Engine Company Drill #5: Drafting with Two Engines

Another installment in our Engine Company Drills series. In this training scenario, from NFPA 1410: Standard for Training for Initial Emergency Scene Operations, we show a scenario where an engine will make initial fire attack while a second engine drafts from a pond.

Tags: training, training scenario, engine company drill, drafting

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