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Fireground Incident Command- Topeka, KS

March 19 - March 20

The 2020 SCAFFA School will be held March 19th – 22nd in Topeka, Kansas.

Once again, Task Force 1, Inc. is once again honored to be a part of this. We will present Fireground Incident Command on March 18, 2020 form 1- 5 PM and will continue on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 8:00AM concluding at 12:00 PM.

About the program:
The focus of this program is on incident management skills and decision. Without a framework to follow, chaos will ensue. Students will be exposed to the inner workings of a command post. The program includes a didactic presentation, many small group exercises, case study reviews and classroom simulation exercises.

Program Format:
This program is presented in a classroom setting for the sharing of didactic information. It then transitions to interactive group exercises, role plays, class exercises and scenario-based simulation exercises.

Course Goal:
The overall goal of this program is to provide the participant with an understanding for the need of a strong, well coordinate command structure for any emergency response.

Upon complete of this course, the students will demonstrate an understanding and show competence in the following areas:

• Effective establishment of command
• The differentiation between strategy and tactics.
• Effective span of control, delegation of responsibilities and sound incident management principles.
• Correct use of incident management principles including groups, divisions and supervisors.
• The importance of ongoing documentation of an incident related to objectives, benchmarks, tactical use of resources and personnel.
• The effective applications for the use of incident command teams for all incidents based around available local resources.

Lead Instructor: Ron Richards, Task Force 1, Inc.

– Class descriptions, schedule and instructor information

– Dates and Times of Classes only. Locations will be posted in the Ramada Atrium

– You must log in to the KU Fire Rescue Training Institute Website to register. If you do not have a login, click HERE to view instructions on creating one.

PAY (Opens new window)
– Payment can be made online by clicking the link, mailed cash or check, payment over the phone with Emily at 785-478-4053, or you may pay any method in person at the SCAFFA School registration table 3/19-22. We can also bill the fire department after the school is over. Any unpaid balances as of 4/1 will be billed directly to the agency you registered under.

Fireground Survival
– Keynote Presentation by Deputy Chief Billy Goldfeder

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Ramada, 420 SE 6th Ave., Topeka, KS at the rate of $81 for double or single occupancy. It includes a hot breakfast. To take advantage of the special rate, call 785-234-5400 by March 1, 2020, and mention that you will be attending SCAFFA Fire School. After March 5, 2020, room availability and rates cannot be guaranteed.


State Capitol Area Firefighters Association Annual Fire School 


Topeka Fire Department – State Capital Area Firefighters Association
420 SE 6th Street
Topeka, KS 66607 United States
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