The plan should indicate general initial attack positions of responding apparatus, highlighted water sources and necessary hose evolutions.
Complete plans must be available to those who will use them on the fireground. The plans are a great training tool. All plans should be kept current. It is good practice to keep copies of pre-plans in all first line apparatus and in the fire station.
Records and Reports
A record system should be established to provide the fire chief and officers with accurate, up-to-date information of all fire department activities including:
public relations and education
fire prevention and inspections
fire incidents and investigations
Reference and Technical Library
An up-to-date library with reference materials and Codes, can provide guidance and knowledge to fire department personnel.
The following current manuals should be included: