Chapter 4 - INCIDENT COMMAND; TRAINING

 

RECENT CASES

Article 4-10  (Sept. 30, 2016)

Link: CA - DRONES - CA Enacts two statutes; attorney advises FD can shoot down interfering drones

 

Article 4-9   (Aug. 29, 2016)

Link:  Drones - FAA Part 107 regulations, allows for waivers for night flights by FDs

 

Article 4-8  (July 29, 2016)

Link: IL - Incident Commander at structure fire with LODD - workers comp claim by IC for PTSD allowed, even if no suffered no physical injury

[also filed, Chap. 15]

 

Article 4-7 (June 2, 2016)

Link: NY - Structure Fire - 4 Dead - Lawsuit Against FD to go to trial - allegation of  policy of "Don't Go In" when low income, multi-resident

 

Article 4-6 (Feb. 16, 2016)

Link:  CA - OVERTURNED VEHICLE ON INTERSTATE - CHP ORDERS FF TO MOVE ENGINE, ARRESTS FF - LAWSUIT BY FF MAY PROCEED

 

Article 4-5 (Sept. 26, 2014)

Link: SC:  STRUCTURE FIRE - MISTAKES - DEFAMATION LAWSUIT BY ONE CAPTAIN AGAINST ANOTHER DISMISSED

 

Article 4-4  (Sept. 14, 2012)

Link:  OHIO - NO LIABILITY FOR USING AND DAMAGING COMPANY EXCAVATOR TO FIGHT FIRE

 

Article 4-3 (Sept. 28, 2012)

Link:  D.C. - INCIDENT COMMAND - HIGH-RISE APARTMENT FIRE - FD CAPTAIN DEMOTED

 

Article 4-2 (Jan. 24, 2012)

Link:  MONTANA:  STRUCTURE FIRE - ROOF WAS UNSTABLE AND HOUSE FULL OF CLUTTER - IC ORDERED FIREFIGHTERS TO "GO DEFENSIVE" - PUBLIC DUTY DOCTRINE PROVIDES IMMUNITY

 

Article 4-1 (Nov. 5, 2011)

Link:  NEW JERSEY - WIRES DOWN IN DRIVEWAY - JURY FINDS FD 40% AT FAULT IN SEVERE INJURIES TO HOMEOWER GETTING OUT OF HIS CAR

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