the public is well informed regarding fire
potential, especially during
drought conditions. Coordinate
with fire departments regarding response
capability and the resources they will need
to fight such fires.
with state and federal fire fighting
agencies as appropriate. Acquire planning
assistance from the
with local planning boards and inspections
departments regarding building codes and
code enforcement to minimize damages that
might occur from major fires.
hazard analysis of
facilities and the impact of a major
fire on one or more of those facilities.
such facilities to incorporate
fire plans and evacuation plans in their
respective emergency plan. Ensure
fire departments have conducted inspections
and pre-plans. Coordinate
with local broadcast media to ensure timely
and accurate Emergency
Alert System activation.
the availability of shelters and obtain
shelter agreements if the Red Cross has not. Coordinate
with Red Cross, public agencies and/or the
Salvation Army for
incident command if not already established
by fire service.
immediate action or response requirements.
carry out those action requirements
necessary to preserve life and/or property,
including the deployment of required
evacuate effected areas with assistance
from response or predetermined evacuation
communications with responding agencies. Establish
communications with Fire Marshal and/or fire
scene commander. Establish
traffic control and security with law
communications with responding agencies
determine as quickly as possible:
of killed or injured (if any)
boundary of the effected area
general extent of fire and exposures
general extent of traffic route
needs of response forces
voluntary evacuations of the population
of any congregate care area established
with the fire scene commander for
overall county situation.
communications with the State.
communications with and request a liaison
from state transportation and electric and
gas utilities as necessary. Establish
communications with area schools, and/or
businesses that might be affected.
reporting from the response forces, private
agencies and utilities.
command post(s) as needed.
with Red Cross (or designated lead agency)
the opening of appropriate number of
shelters in the appropriate areas
first staff briefing as soon as practical
after EOC activation.
or establish rumor control through the
public information officer (PIO).
a schedule for briefings.
PIO with updated information.
response forces with updated information, as
public information to be released, via the
public information officer (PIO) as soon as
action guidance as appropriate.
24/7 duty roster for the EOC and/or command
and post any required maps or diagrams.
an events log.
resource procurement procedure.
additional resources that may be used or
called upon for use.
formal resource request procedure and
assessment information (public,
business) from damage assessment teams
or Fire Marshal. Obtain
information from technical sources regarding
health effects (i.e., smoke) duration. Obtain
information from Red Cross regarding number
of shelterees and support necessary for
information from utilities regarding
outages, length of repair, safety, etc.
citizen / community needs for individual
assistance and/or public assistance.
unmet needs committee if appropriate.
financial information from the Finance
appropriate gather additional information to
that responded and the time involved in
the response. Time
sheets or time logs. Supplies
other expenditures. Damages
to public buildings, equipment,
utilities, etc. Loss
of life of any public servant.
regarding economic impact.
or generate reports for the following, as
requiring or requesting reports
recovery organizations including federal and
state agencies and private or volunteer
donations management based on policy
and procedure. It
is unlikely a Presidential declaration of
disaster will be declared for local fires.
However, if a Presidential declaration of
disaster is made, file "Request for Public
Assistance" to apply for assistance as soon
as possible with the proper state or federal
public officials are made aware of the
assistance application process, if
the general public is made aware, through
the public information officer, of the
assistance application process, if
an incident critique as soon as possible
with all possible response organizations.
agency and self performance.
the weaknesses of the plan.
hazard mitigation or modify hazard
mitigation plan accordingly.
elected officials with updated information
and disaster recovery progress.
Contact: Fictitious County
Emergency Operations - 800-111-0000