Publication - Advice and guidance

Fire and Rescue Service Wildfire Operational Guidance

Published: 21 Oct 2013
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781782564980

This guidance has been produced to give fire and rescue service personnel an additional understanding and awareness of the phenomenon of wildfire. It examines the hazards, risks and controls relating to Fire and Rescue Service personnel, the personnel of other agencies and members of the public at Incidents of wildfire. It also provides a point of reference for those who may be called upon to plan for wildfire events and for those incident commanders and personnel responding to such incidents.

362 page PDF

13.9 MB

362 page PDF

13.9 MB

Contents
Fire and Rescue Service Wildfire Operational Guidance
Acronyms

362 page PDF

13.9 MB

Acronyms

Acronym

Description

AFFF

Aqueous Film Forming Foam

ALARP

As Low As Reasonably Practicable

AONB

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

ARA

Analytical Risk Assessment

ASC

Aerial Sector Commander

ATV

All-Terrain Vehicle

BHC

Broad Habitat Classification

CE

Conformité European (European Conformity)

CFA

County Fire Authority (Australia)

CFOA

Chief Fire Officers Association

CFOAS

Chief Fire Officers Association Scotland

CLG

Department for Communities and Local Government

CPS

Campbell Prediction System

CRR

Community Risk Register

EA

Environment Agency

EWWF

England and Wales Wildfire Forum

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization (United Nations)

FC

Forestry Commission

FP

FluoroProtein (Foam)

FFFP

Film Forming FluoroProtein (Foam)

FRA

Fire and Rescue Authority

FRS(s)

Fire and Rescue Service(s)

FRSA

Fire and Rescue Services Act (2004)

F(S)A

Fire (Scotland) Act (2005)

FSI

Fire Severity Index

F0

Factor Zero

F1

Factor One

F2

Factor Two

F3

Factor Three

GPS

Global Positioning System

GRA

Generic Risk Assessment

HSE

Health and Safety Executive

HVP

High Volume Pump

IC

Incident Commander

ICS

Incident Command System

IRMP

Integrated Risk Management Plan

LACES

Lookouts, Awareness, Communication, Escape Routes, Safety Zone

LRF

Local Resilience Forum

MDT

Mobile Data Terminal

NE

Natural England

NVC

National Vegetation Classification

OC

Operations Commander

ODPM

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

OS

Ordnance Survey

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

RH

Relative Humidity

SA

Situational Awareness

SAC

Special Area of Conservation

SC

Sector Commander

SEPA

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency

SMEAC

Situation, Mission, Execution, Administration, Command and Control

SNH

Scottish Natural Heritage

SOP

Standard Operating Procedure

SPA

Special Protection Area

SSSI

Sites of Special Scientific Interest

SMA

Subject Matter Advisor

SWF

Scottish Wildfire Forum

UK

United Kingdom

UN

United Nations

WPS

Wildfire Prediction System

WUI

Wildland / Urban Interface


Contact

Email: Dean Cowper