Here you will find information on using the IncidentSmart tools. We also talk about best practices for fire department training, pre-incident planning, and post-incident analysis.
By Dan Curran on December 01, 2014
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.
By Dan Curran on November 24, 2014
The IncidentSmart application has been updated. The new major feature of this update is the Advanced Structure tool. This tool allows you to create more unique architecture allowing you to show your structures in even more detail. Continue reading to see how this tool can be used.
By Dan Curran on November 17, 2014
By Dan Curran on November 10, 2014
In this post we are going to review the six engine company drills, and discuss different scenarios where they can be used.
By Dan Curran on November 03, 2014
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.
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- New Feature: Protected Links
- New Feature: Estimated Fire Flow
- Happy New Year!
- Fifth Alarm Dollar Store Fire
- Benefits of Pre-Incident Planning
- IncidentSmart Update: Key Box Icon, Resizing and Duplication
- Video: Create Quick Pre-Incident and Pre-Fire Plans
- Video: Improving your Fire Department's Planning, Preparedness and Performance
- IncidentSmart Update: Annotate Images
- IncidentSmart Update: Duplication
- Incident Command Chart Tool
- IncidentSmart Update: Documents and More
- IncidentSmart Update: New Map Icons
- Quote: Safety doesn't happen by accident
- Video: Fire Apparatus
- Fire Hydrant Markings
- IncidentSmart Update: Advanced Structure
- Quote: Becoming a Firefighter
- Engine Company Drills in Review
- Engine Company Drill #6: Portable Water Supply
- Engine Company Drill #5: Drafting with Two Engines
- IncidentSmart Update: Updated Toolbars
- Engine Company Drill #4: The Gated Wye
- Big Fire Hookup
- IncidentSmart Update: The Arrow
- Engine Company Drill #3: Two Engines, Two Hydrants
- IncidentSmart Update: More Colors
- Engine Company Drill #2: Reverse Lay
- Video: Using IncidentSmart for Post-Incident Analysis
- The Versatility of the Label
- Engine Company Drill #1: Forward Lay
- 5 Quick Tips to a Better Map of your Fire Scene
- Incident Commander's Guide to Post-incident Analysis
- Quick Reference Guide for the Mapping Tool
- Getting Started with IncidentSmart
- IncidentSmart Launches
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