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1 Fire Department COMPANY OFFICER 1 (Day 3)

Terms

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System designed to provide a computer-readable description of an areas geography
GIS

Terminal that allows transmission of confidential information that is not appropriate for verbal radio transmission
MDT

CAD
Computer Aided Dispatch

CP
Command Post

CB
Citizens Band

GIS
Geographical Information System

MDT
Mobile Data Terminal

MDC
Mobile Data Computer

AVL
Automatic Vehicle Locator

FCC
Federal Communications Commission

Volunteers trained in traffic/crowd control
Fire police

Area where mitigating the problem is taking place
Hot zone

Area for those who are providing emergency lighting
Warm zone

Area that includes Command Post and staging area
Cold zone

Outer boundary of the support zone
Crowd control line

Contains one or more conclusions
Leading question

Requires only a yes or no answer
Closed-ended question

Sheltering in place
Safe haven

Structural features that effectively isolate an area from the rest of the building
Area of rescue assistance

Tells firefighters what to expect when they are about to enter a scene where victims have suffered gruesome injuries
Prebriefing

Minor debriefing
Defusing

CISD
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

LZ
Landing zone

ADA
American Disabilities Act

Amount of time it takes for additional resources to be requested, to be dispatched, to reach the scene, and to achieve fireground objectives
Reflex time

Ongoing process of evaluating a situation to determine what has happened, what is happening, what is likely to happen, and what resources will be needed
Size-up

Those things that are known about a situation, in traditional size-up
Facts

Those things that are likely to happen, in traditional size-up
Probabilities

Includes the officer’s assessment of his ability to handle the incident, in traditional size-up
own situation

Phase that defines the problem, in the three-step process
Location

IC determines how to stabilize the situation, in the three-step process
Isolation

IC determines what will be needed to eliminate the problem, in the three-step process
Mitigation

Urge to focus exclusively on the fire
Candle/moth syndrome

Term used to describe the need to limit the fire or other emergency to the property of origin
Exposures

Term used to describe the need to limit the fire or other problem to the smallest possible area within the property of origin
Confinement

Restoring the scene to as nearly normal as possible
own situation

Plan for the safe and efficient disposition of an emergency incidents
Incident action plan

Identifies the required resources, their assignments, and safety considerations for the successful control of a hazardous materials incident or other emergency requiring multi-unit ope
Operational plan

Broad, general statements of the overall outcomes to be achieved
Strategic goals

MVA
Motor Vehicle Accident

IC
Incident Commander

RECEO
Rescue, Exposures, Confinement, Extinguishment, Overhaul

IAP
Incident Action Plan

ICS
Incident Command System

IMS
Incident Management System

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