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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.

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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IncidentSmart Update: Updated Toolbars

By Dan Curran on October 24, 2014

We have just published a small update to IncidentSmart. We are continuing to work on performance improvements to make sure this application is fast and responsive. This update brings a faster and more responsive toolbar for selecting icons, as well as behind the scenes improvements for images.

Tags: update, toolbars

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Engine Company Drill #4: The Gated Wye

By Dan Curran on October 20, 2014

Engine Company Drill #4: The Gated Wye

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 a single engine deploys a gated wye with an attack line and a backup line run from the wye.

Tags: training, training scenario, engine company drill, gated wye

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Big Fire Hookup

By Dan Curran on October 13, 2014

Big Fire Hookup

In collaboration with my Lieutenant, John Vagg, we created a new training scenario on, what we in Rochester call, "The Big Fire Hookup".

Tags: big fire hookup, training scenario, fire hydrant

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IncidentSmart Update: The Arrow

By Dan Curran on October 06, 2014

IncidentSmart Update: The Arrow

IncidentSmart has been updated to version 1.2. This version brings a new map icon, The Arrow. Take a look at the full post for a complete overview of this new feature.

Tags: update, arrow

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