Response Times & Deployment Methods
Date & Time
Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Rob Manns

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.

Location Name
Grand Ballroom A-C
Full Address
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
1 S Broadway St
St. Louis, MO 63102
United States
Learning Objectives
• Participants will better understand the pros and cons between design strategies for the following:
-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.