This presentation will emphasize the importance of tailoring the design to optimize departmental response times. Every department operates in a different manner. This presentation will review a variety of planning strategies that can serve career and volunteer departments – with a heavy focus on where and how turn-out gear can be stored to increase turnout times while simultaneously mitigating exposure risk. Presentation will share research and explain methodology in which response times can be calculated.
-Career vs. Volunteer vs. Hybrid
-Assigned (Company) Riding Positions vs. Cross-Staffed
• Participants will understand the key phases of between the detection of required services and deployment and what strategies and technologies can be used to improve times.
• Participants will be afforded statistics and tools to measure anticipated response times from their planned station.