Washington Township Fire District

Fire Department Standard Operating Procedures

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface and Introduction

SECTION I: GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

1.1 General Duties and Responsibilities—06/2013

1.2 Behavior at the Firehouse —06/2013

1.3 General Responsibility during Fire Incident Response— 06/2013

1.4 Reserved


SECTION II: FIREGROUND OPERATIONS AND FIRE RELATED DUTIES

2.1 Order of Response — 06/2013

2.2 Crew Size — 06/2013

2.3 Radio Procedures — 06/2013

2.4 Driver/Operator Responsibilities — 06/2013

2.5 Apparatus Position Responsibilities — 06/2013

2.6 Chain of Command and Line Officer Responsibilities —06/2013

2.7 Restoration of Apparatus —06/2013

2.8 Press Releases —06/2013

2.9 Miscellaneous Fireground Responsibilities 06/2013

2.10 Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC) Operations —7/1/13

2.11 Fire Fighter Accountability — 12/6/01

2.12 Fire Ground Emergency Procedures —7/1/13

2.13 Incident Rehabilitation (Pending)

2.14 Mutual And Automatic Aid —10/1/13

2.15 Response to Medevac/Helicopter Standby —7/1/13

2.16 Response to Brush/Wildland Fires (Pending)

2.17 Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents (Pending)

2.18 Response to Other Major Emergency Incidents (Pending)

2.19 Response to Carbon Monoxide Incidents - 11/1/01 —10/1/13

2.20 Response to Fire Protective System Activations - 4/1/10

2.21 Use of Fire Department Thermal Imaging Cameras (Pending)

2.22 In-House Duty Crews —12/1/13

2.20 Response to Fire Protective System Activations –4/1/10

2.21 Use of Fire Department Thermal Imaging Cameras


SECTION III: TRAINING REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES

3.1 Drills– 1/1/90

3.2 Driver Training and Qualifications 4/6/06

3.3 Fire Schools and Seminars – 1/1/90

3.4 Training Officers —1/1/90

3.5 SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS —1/1/90

3.6 Probationary and First Year Members —1/1/90

3.7 Reserved

3.8 Reserved

3.9 Reserved

3.10 Reserved


SECTION IV: MEMBERSHIP

4.1 General– 3/3/05

4.1.1 New Member Applications – 3/3/05

4.1.2 Junior Fire Firefighter Applications – 3/3/05

4.1.3 Non-resident Applications – 3/3/05

4.1.4 Medical Forms and Fire Department Physicals – 3/3/05

4.1.5 New Member Orientation – 3/3/05

4.1.6 Probation – 3/3/05

4.2 Membership Committees – 3/3/05

4.3 Training – 3/3/05

4.4 Equipment and Uniforms – 3/3/05

4.5 Termination and Discipline – 3/3/05

4.6 Inter-company Transfer – 3/3/05

4.7 Membership Classifications


SECTION V: GENERAL PROCEDURES AND REGULATIONS

5.1 General Regulations —1/1/90

5.2 Response To and Credit for Attendance at Incidents — 1/1/90

5.3 Reserved

5.4 Reserved


SECTION VI: INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (IMS)

6.1 General Structure and Implementation – 4/6/00

6.2 Establishment of Command – 4/6/00

6.3 Initial Size-up & Report – 4/6/00

6.4 Action Plan – 4/6/00

6.5 Transfer of Command – 4/6/00

6.6 Organization & Control – 4/6/00

6.7 Accountability– 4/6/00

6.8 Emergency Incident Rehabilitation – 4/6/00

6.9 Staging– 4/6/00

6.10 Communications– 4/6/00

6.11 Attachments – Standardized ICS Forms – 4/6/00


SECTION VII: DEPARTMENTAL DISCIPLINE -- SEE WTFD POLICY 49-13


SECTION VIII: RESERVED

8.1 Reserved

8.2 Reserved

8.3 Reserved


SECTION IX: FIREFIGHTER RESPIRATORY PROTECTION PROGRAM

9.1 GENERAL REGULATIONS CONCERNING SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS —2/6/97

9.2 Training and Certification with SCBA — 2/6/97

9.3 SCBA INSPECTION, CLEANING, AND STORAGE — 2/6/97

9.4 Operation of Breathing Air Compressor & Cascade Systems

9.5 Reserved

9.6 Appendix IX Fit Test Record — 2/6/97


SECTION X: FIRE DEPARTMENT RESCUE OPERATIONS

10.1 Vehicle Rescue Operations — 8/12/99

10.2 Confined Space Rescue Operations — 7/1/04

10.3 Trench Rescue Operations

10.4 Cold Water/Ice Rescue Operations — 12/21/00

10.5 Water Rescue Operations — 8/2/01

10.6 Elevator Rescue Operations — 9/9/99

10.7 Search and Rescue Operations

10.8 Other Technical Rescue Operations

10.8 Active Shooter-Bomber-Intruder


SECTION XI: FIRE DEPARTMENT EMS OPERATIONS

11.1 Fire Department Response to Emergency Medical Incidents - 3/3/05

11.2 Blood Borne Pathogens

11.3 Semi-Automated External Defibrillators (SAED) —12/6/01


SECTION XII: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

12.1 Management of Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

12.2 Reserved


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