Continuing, Transferring, &Terminating Command 8th

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Transcript Continuing, Transferring, &Terminating Command 8th

Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
8th Function of Command
4th Edition
Henderson Fire Department
Incident Command Training
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Major Goal
 “The IC will provide for the required
duration of command necessary to
complete the tactical objectives, to
standardize how command is transferred
and upgraded, and to insure that
operations are safely concluded.”
Objectives
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Explain: Estimating the length of command
required
Identify the Five levels of Command
Describe upgrading effective command positioning
Explain upgrading fireground communications
Explain the reasons for the transfer of command
and describe how the transfer should be
conducted
Demonstrate the process for terminating
command
Overview
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Constant Command Support
Standard Command Transfer
Expand Command as needed
Systematic Termination
Take care of our own
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competencies:
 Estimate the length of command required
 Consider the time for completing each tactical objective
 Develop and support an organization that outlasts the
event
 Assume, maintain and upgrade effective command
positioning
 Develop and maintain effective fireground
communications
 Keep the incident action plan going and growing if
necessary
 Use standard command transfer (both ways)
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competencies cont.
 Provide rehab, rotation and relief for the IC and
command staff
 Assure that all pertinent information is passed up and
down the chain of command
 Reduce the command structure as part of the ending
stages of incident operations
 Place resources back into service with a demobilization
plan
 Insure an adequate critique process is underway before
de-commitment
 Provide required critical incident support
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Estimate the length of command required
 Standard Objective of Command
 Levels of Command
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
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Consider the time for completing
each tactical objective
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Incident Priorities become Tactical Objectives
Break incident into smaller pieces
Use tactical objectives to estimate command
structure and duration
Sets/Reps
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Estimate resources required to complete
tactical objectives
Estimate the required command
organization
Estimate resources to
complete tactical objectives
Estimate command
organization needed
•2 crews for primary search •IC in Command position
& fire control
•Supported by Safety
•1 crew for ventilation
•Possibly utilize Deputy IC
•1 crew for RIT
•1 rescue for medical
•Rotate crews for
overhaul/salvage
•Tactical Reserve
•1st alarm adequate
Estimate Resources to
complete tactical objectives
•2 crews for primary search & fire
control
•1 crew on roof
•1 crew checking “B” exposures
•1 crew C division
•1 crew RIT
•1 rescue medical
•1 rescue rehab
•Tactical reserve
•2nd alarm required
Estimate Command
Organization needed
•IC in Command position
•Supported by Safety Officer
•Supported by Deputy IC
•Possibly utilize Senior Adv.
Estimate resources to
complete Tactical Objectives
•8-10 crews for primary search
& fire control
•1 crew for interior staging
•1 crew exterior base
•2-3 crews for Evacuation
•2 crews lobby
•3-4 crews medical
•1 crew rehab
•2 crews RIT
•? Transport units
•Tactical Reserve
•3rd-4th – 5th ? alarm
Estimate command
organization needed
•IC in Command position
•Supported by Safety
•Supported by Deputy IC
•Supported by Senior Advisor
•Possibly supported by Incident
Manager in EOC
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Develop and support an
organization that outlasts the event
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Establish, maintain and upgrade
effective command positioning
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Upgrading to Command Team
Command Vehicle
Section Establishment
Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Develop and maintain effective
fireground communications
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Upgrading Communications
Communications support
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Keep the incident action plan going
(and growing if necessary)
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Middle period
Multiple Incident Action Plans
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Use standard command transfer (both
ways)
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Mandatory establishment
Number of transfers
Transfer & rank
Command transfer “rule”
Passing command
SOP transfer of command
End of incident
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Provide rehab, rotation and relief
for the IC and command staff
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Slow long duration events
Fast-moving events
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Assure that all pertinent information
is passed up and down the chain of
command
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Tactical Objective Information
Information relay
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Reduce the command structure as
part of the ending stages of incident
operations
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Complete “Walk around”
Scale back command
Continuing, Transferring,
&Terminating Command
Competency:
 Place resources back into service
with a demobilization plan
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Division/Group system
Most fatigued first
Maintain adequate resources
Continuing, Transferring, &
Terminating Command
Competency:
 Insure an adequate critique process is
underway before de-commitment
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Key part of action management cycle
Small incidents
Large incidents
Improve operations
No personal attacks/group hugs
Ask personnel simple questions
Positive experience
Continuing, Transferring, &
Terminating Command
Competency:
 Provide required critical incident
support
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Critique/defusing/debriefing
Preventative measures