City of Charlottesville, VA Fire
|Chapter:||IV - General Administration|
|Subject:||Incident Critique Policy|
To provide a systematic and standardized system to:
A. Analyze the incident.
B. Obtain accurate, relevant information about the incident.
C. Make corrections in a non-personal manner.
D. Communicate lessons learned to entire department.
It shall be the policy of this department to critique:
A. Multi-alarm incidents.
B. Mass casualty incidents.
C. Incidents of an unusual nature or special interest.
D. An incident no later than the third (3rd) duty day of the work cycle following the three (3) day duty cycle in which the incident occurred.
A. The Critique Session:
1. An Introduction - to include address, day of week, time of day, type of occupancy, and a brief summary of the incident. The First-In Officer should deliver the introduction.
2. Discussion of Roles - each individual who filled a position in the Incident Command System shall briefly discuss their role.
3. Summary - to include a review of problems encountered, suggested solutions, and lessons learned.
B. At the conclusion of the critique session, an Incident Critique Form (CFD Form #76) shall be completed by the First-In Company Officer.
C. All completed forms are to forwarded to the Shift's Fire Battalion Chief for review.
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