Incident Response Pocket Guide Description: Small, cool is if you click the attachments link, you will have a PDF of the IRPG!. We’re committed to providing a certain amount of free apps to the people we serve and we thought iRPG would be a great one for wildland. (PMS) , Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG), has been updated. number of changes and corrections from the previous edition.

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Took a quick look and I like it, can get to the relevant sections easier and quicker … now even happier Igpg chose the iPhone.

It asked the three primary questions: That said, we welcome anything that will help out the firefighter community.

We expect to release our Android version in early Q4. Just a little clarification. Android is a high priority for us.

Incident Response Pocket Guide

Bill Gabbert After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Ten years ago, on July 25,National Park Service year-old wildland firefighter Andy Palmer was fatally injured in a tree falling accident on the Eagle fire burning on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in California.

We tend to lean toward the Android operating system, so if you try this iPhone app, let us know what you think. The demonstrated capability of NPS helicopters to extract an injured firefighter by short-haul is now widely recognized led to the development of a short-haul program within the United States Forest Service. Sincethe wildland fire community has made progress in preparing for medical emergencies.


Incident Response Pocket Guide app for iPhone

The IRPG is also available as a. Ultimately, it challenges all levels of fire management to ask the three questions listed above before engaging in wildland fire management actions. Wildfire Today received this email:.

Honor him by always asking the three questions posed above. These stickers outlined the communication protocol in the event of a medical emergency. Medical emergency planning efforts were not as robust as urpg facets of interagency fire management.

The Texas firefighter killed on Friday may have been struck by a vehicle. I know I will, as I do every day when I look at the picture that hangs in my office of Andy standing in front of his engine. The standard requirements for these three positions irp a minimum level of fire behavior knowledge and fitness level for EMTs working on the fireline and that the proper qualification can be ordered for fires. This Day in History is part of the 6 Minutes for Iprg program used by thousands of firefighters around the world each day.


Though it seemed slow at times, progress has been made over the past decade.


The Android version linked to above is from another developer, and not ForceReadiness. He never made it to a hospital. The Wildland Fire Decision Support System includes the capability to estimate ground transport time from every point within the continental United States to a definitive care facility using the Estimated Ground Evac layer. After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Our focus right now is creating an enterprise version of our software.

The Android Version is out and available in the Android Market https: Wildfire Today received this email: The intent is to encourage discussions on risk tolerance and risk mitigation when making strategic fire management decisions.

Android support will come later this year. We ifpg likely support Windows Phone 7 as well. Three hours and twenty-six minutes after he was injured, emergency medical personnel pronounced Andy dead at the Redding Airport.