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Fireground Strategies: Strategic Decision Making

Wednesday, April 26
Learn the decisions that need to be made regarding fire scene strategy determination based on the arrival or forecasted conditions. Strategy selection considerations, strategy modification cues, and offensive-to-defensive/defensive-to-offensive strategic transition will be covered. Situational fire topics will be highlighted by case studies and lessons learned from past incidents. Recognition of when an exterior strategic opportunity presents itself, precipitating a transitional strategy as the initial fireground action, additional insights into strategies and tactics to make a transitional attack more effective, additional alarm considerations, the importance of standard operating procedures as the foundation of fireground control, and the importance of progress reports from all operational areas as the basis of ongoing review/evaluation/revision requirements will be discussed. This class is a must for the incident commander.
Anthony Avillo, Deputy Chief (Ret.) - North Hudson (NJ) Regional Fire and Rescue