Appendix 2 - Fire Ground Fire Suppression Staffing Chart

Comprehensive Fire Safety Effectiveness Model

Appendix 2:  Fire Ground Fire Suppression Staffing Chart

COMPLEX RESCUE AND SUBSEQUENT FIRE CONTROL

FIRE FIGHTER FUNCTIONS

NUMBER OF STAFF

ESTABLISH WATER SUPPLY

Water supply hook-up to hydrant

1

Pump operator / driver

1

SIZE UP

Supervisor - Command and Control

1

RESCUE

Search & Rescue

2*

Back-up, 60m of pre-connect 38mm hose

2*

EXPOSURES

60m of Pre-connect 38 mm hose. Water supply person assists when water supply is secured

1
(2)**

VENTILATION

Raise 7m ladder plus equipment

2

CONFINEMENT

Sequential, rescue back-up team begins confinement when rescue operation is complete

-

EXTINGUISHMENT/SALVAGE & OVERHAUL

Sequential, other staff assigned when earlier duties completed

-

TOTAL

 

10***