RESPONSE TO FIRES AT BULK WASTE STORAGE/TRANSFER FACILITIES (SOP3)

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  1. what defines a minor fire?
    • A small fire which can be easily controlled utilising available resources, that does not require the need for large quantities of water or other extinguishing medium
    • a small fire which does not contain any hazardous materials or does not present an environmental problem
  2. What is the response to a report of a fire?
    • A (special risks) "B" risk First alarm (report of fire)
    • 3 x appliances
    • 1 x aerial
    • 1 x commander
  3. What if it is a confirmed fire on route or on arrival?
    • "B" Risk confirmed fire attendance
    • 3 x appliances
    • 1 aerial
    • 1 x commander
    • 1 x BA HazmatĀ 
    • 1 x On call commander
    • 1 x MFS water pod
  4. initial steps for this incident?
    • Rapid assessment of the situation consideration given to nature and size of incident, exposure risk, wind direction and upgrade alarm if necessary
    • consideration met be given to establishment of water relays given that water will be limited
    • coordinate staging areas for oncoming appliances to establish relays
    • early on site machinery use may limit the spread of fire to surrounding piles

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RESPONSE TO FIRES AT BULK WASTE STORAGE/TRANSFER FACILITIES (SOP3)
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2016-04-19 11:59:26
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