ABSTRACT

Operational Considerations for the First Operational Period Following a Tornado for the North Kansas City Fire Department   [open pdf - 220KB]

"The problem is the lack of direction in the aftermath of a tornado within the North Kansas City Fire Department (NKCFD). The purpose of this research was to identify challenges and objectives in the first operational period following a tornado touchdown. This action research utilized literature review, interviews, and questionnaires to identify potential challenges for responders following a tornado;to learn what guidelines other departments have developed to assist suppression personnel; and to develop a job aid for members of the NKCFD."

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2008-03
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