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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 #3: Two Engines, Two Hydrants

By Dan Curran on September 29, 2014

Engine Company Drill #3: Two Engines, Two Hydrants

The third article 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 two engines must secure two different water sources for fire attack.

Tags: training, training scenario, engine company drill, fire hydrant

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IncidentSmart Update: More Colors

By Dan Curran on September 22, 2014

Check out our first IncidentSmart Update. In this post we will be going over the updates that have been made in version 1.1 of the IncidentSmart application.

Tags: update, colors

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Engine Company Drill #2: Reverse Lay

By Dan Curran on September 15, 2014

Engine company performing a reverse lay to a hydrant

This is the second article in our Engine Company Drills series, where we share a training scenario from the NFPA 1410: Standard for Training for Initial Emergency Scene Operations.

Tags: training, training scenario, engine company drill, reverse lay

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Video: Using IncidentSmart for Post-Incident Analysis

By Dan Curran on September 12, 2014

Just created a video Using IncidentSmart for Post-Incident Analysis.

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The Versatility of the Label

By Dan Curran on September 08, 2014

The label tool allows you to place text anywhere on your fire or incident maps. There is a lot of hidden potential in the label tool. We are going to show you how to use the label tool, a couple of basic uses of the label, and then a few advanced techniques that will improve the quality of your maps.

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