Terrorist Related Incidents PN259 Flashcards Preview

CREW MANAGER 2018 Bibliography LFB > Terrorist Related Incidents PN259 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Terrorist Related Incidents PN259 Deck (28)
Loading flashcards...
1

Who constantly liaises with Police Counter Terrorism Command?

LFB Inter Agency Liaison Group

2

Role of the Duty ILO

Up to the minute information to ICs during terrorist incidents

3

Who will attend all confirmed terrorist incidents

ILO

4

How do you contact duty ILO

Via Officer of the watch (OOW) at Brigade Control

5

Considerations when approaching a potentially terrorist related incident

Flexibility of approach

CBRN Devices + Conventional Explosives

STEP 1-2-3

Safe cordon distances

Secondary devices

Vigilance

Report concerns

Safety - Do not touch

6

Who is responsible for overall command and control of a terrorist incident

Police IC (Police Silver)

7

Who has responsibility for firefighting and rescue operations at a terrorist incident

Fire Brigade IC (Fire Silver)

8

Terrorist Incident Cordons
-up to suitcase

100m+

9

Terrorist Incident Cordons
-up to car

200m+

10

Terrorist Incident Cordons
-up to lorry or if in any doubt

400m+

11

At a device actuated incident, which vehicles should be taken into the inner cordon

only essential vehicles

12

When is the primary duty of the brigade accomplished at a Terrorist related incident

Fire extinguished

All trapped and injured persons removed

13

Components of an IED

Packaging - Lunchbox or a lorry!

Filling - Explosive + CBRN

Initiation - Switch/Detonator/Igniters


Also Potentially....
Power source
Safety device
Timer
Anti-handling device
Booster

14

If at an incident with an IED, what else should I be considering

Secondary devices designer to inflict injury to emergency services

May not be smaller than initial IED

15

3 categories of calls to a bomb

No warning - Device Actuated

Warning given - Device Actuated

Warning given - Not Actuated / Made safe

16

When may LFB personnel search for suspect devices

Fire station or attached premisses

17

Minimum distances for communications equipment at an incident with a suspect device

Appliance & Main Scheme - 50m (switch off to prevent speech & data transmission)

Hand held - 10m

18

Can pagers be worn at an incident with a suspect device

Yes

19

Considerations when siting appliances at a terrorist Incident

Not in direct line of sight

Away from glass

Away from secondary hazards (parked vehicles, garages etc)

Behind hard cover

Upwind if Chem or Bio agents suspected

Secondary devices

Request police if not already attended

Facing away from incident

Windows open

If police not in attendance then IC should establish command point so that it is readily moveable should police request

Parked vehicles may become part of the crime scene if a detonation takes place

Keep control informed of appliance movements

20

What should IC do if receiving regular shouts to terrorist threats at a set area or premise

Vary sitting of appliances

Bomb threat information should be passed to oncoming watches (even if hoax) to aid pattern identification

21

Where should ICs consider as potential as potential RVP

May decide to use nearest fire station (in liaison with Police)

22

Considerations at a device actuated incident

Early establishment of both Brigade and Multi Agency command team, command point, RVPs

Minimal personnel in area until declared safe (of secondary devices) by police. Minimal personnel are only those required to secure public safety eg lashing branches to extinguish fire

23

What is the primary duty of the brigade at a terrorist Incident

Firefighting

Rescue

Make area safe for public & other emergency services

24

After Rescue & Firefighting are completed, what else must be considered

Scene preservation
Incident area is a crime scene, every effort must be made to prevent loss or damage to potential evidence

Can be aided by:

Keeping personnel to a minimum
Leave non essential vehicles outside immediate vicinity
Obvious fatalities to be left where discovered

25

What should happen to appliances taken to scene of terrorist Incident once incident over

Other than urgent redeployment, All vehicles left in situ till examined and cleared by police

26

What will Police controller of Cordons require

List of brigade personnel attending incident, particularly those in inner cordon

27

What use is there for Aerial appliances at terrorist incidents

Looking for casualties blown distances

Evidence gathering for police

Casualty handling for LAS

28

Whose responsibility is press briefing and media handling and statements at a terrorist Incident

Police

No information, photos or videos should be released until cleared by police