San Andreas Fire Department

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    OFFICIAL SAFD RANKS


    Fire Commissioner

    • This is the highest possible rank in the San Andreas Fire Department. Fire Commissioner is known as a head of the Fire Department. Manages and controls everything.

    Deputy Fire Commissioner

    • This is the 2nd highest possible rank in the San Andreas Fire Department. Deputy Fire Commissioner is known as a vice leader of Fire Department. Manages and controls everything, when Fire Commissioner is not present.

    Supervisor

    • This is the 3rd highest possible rank in the San Andreas Fire Department. Supervisor is known as an assistant to the vice leader of Fire Department. He helps Deputy Fire Commissioner in managing paperwork, field stuff and more.

    Battalion Chief

    • The Battalion Chief is usually the highest-ranking officer on duty/scene/roleplay. That means, they are in charge, whenever they are present.

    Captain

    • The Captain is usually the highest-ranking officer at the scene/roleplay (if Battalion Chief is not there), and will direct operations as needed. They receive reports from any lieutenants, and must make administrative decisions. Beside of that, they deal with recruiting and instructing new firefighters. Captains hosts trainings and operations for other firefighters.
      In the absence of the Battalion Chief, the Captain may assume the role of an Incident Commander.

    Lieutenant

    • The Lieutenant is responsible for the emergency response of a specific company (fire engines, ladder trucks, ambulances, chief vehicles, boats, helicopters), including the management of resources and personnel. Because of their important role in directing firefighters, lieutenants must possess knowledge of scene operations and try to be more educated than their subordinates.
      In the absence of the Captain, the Lieutenant may assume the role of Acting Captain.

    Engineer

    • The driver engineer is responsible for driving the apparatus. They are also responsible for maintaining and operating the fire pump and aerial ladder, aswell as boats, helicopters. This is a very technical position that comes with a lot of responsibility. A driver engineer must make frequent checks on the vehicle, to make sure it remains in working order. All equipment must be cleaned and maintained after every call, and at the very least reviewed each morning before the shift.
      In the absence of the Lieutenant, the driver Engineer may work as Acting Lieutenant.

    SAFD EMT

    • This rank requires official certification to become SAFD EMT. Firefighter EMTs are first responders to fires and medical emergencies that threaten people and/or property. The EMT part of this title refers to emergency medical technician, and most firefighters have a basic EMT certification. Firefighter EMT's need to be physically fit for this occupation.
      SAFD EMTs responds to medical emergencies and other callouts as medics and they act their role all the time.

    Firefighter

    • This rank requires official certification to become firefighter. Firefighter basically deals with fires, responding to all kinds of an accidents. They are the heart of Fire Department.

    Probationary Firefighter

    • Probationary firefighters are the ones, who recently joined a Fire Department. They will be going through rough trainings and interventions in order to become full firefighter.

    Honorary Members

    • Those are the people, who have served in this fire department for a long time with an honour. You may also find here the oldest players, retired chiefs, officers.

    OFFICIAL SAFD INFORMATION


    SAFD Discord Channel:
    https://discord.gg/WQABPSk

    About San Andreas Fire Department:
    The San Andreas Fire Department is an emergency organisation existing of 3 county districts in Los Santos, Las Venturas and San Fierro. We also have one more station in other town which is Bone County, everything has started at Bone County station. We're assigned by the San Andreas Government to take care of the civilian's safety and well being in terms of non-living treats. Long story short, we fight what you fear!

    Do you have any questions about SAFD?
    SA Fire Department :: Information Support [FAQ] (CLICK)

    Where can I apply for SAFD?
    SAFD Application Section (CLICK)

    Where is SAFD Media Archive located?
    SA Fire Department :: Media Archive (CLICK)


    SAFD HQ TEAM:

    Fire Commissioner - Ferthis
    Deputy Fire Commissioner - Buddler
    Supervisor - Shadro & Aurora



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    Written by,
    SAFD HQ.

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    OFFICIAL SAFD PROTOCOLS:

    SAFD follows a series of protocols to ensure that everyone does the same job.


    VEHICLE FIRE:

    Responding Vehicle: Engine.

    1. When arrived at a vehicle fire, make sure you blocked the road with your engine (or call the cops) to ensure your own safety.

    2. Grab your fire extinguisher and extinguish the fire of the engine first. Be warned that it might explode.

    3. Once fire was fully taken out, contact a towing company to get rid of the vehicle, once it has arrived you are free to leave the scene.



    HOUSE FIRE:

    Small protocol:
    (If the fire is in one room or smaller its classed as a small fire, if you see fire coming out of the windows it's immediately classed as a medium fire.)

    Responding Vehicles: Engine, Ambulance.

    1. When arrived at a vehicle fire, make sure you blocked the road with your engine (or call the cops) to ensure your own safety.

    2. Grab a fire extinguisher and breathing gear and force your way inside.

    3. When inside stay low and make your way to the fire. Keep your distance while extinguishing it.

    4. When the fire is out, check the area to make sure that the fire is really out and can't light up anymore.

    5. Once the building is clear, you may leave the scene.


    Medium protocol:
    (If the fire is coming out of the windows or if it's in more than one room, it's classed as a medium fire.)

    Responding Vehicle: Engine, Ambulance, Ladder, Chief

    1. When arrived at house fire, make sure you blocked the road with your engine (or call the cops) to ensure your own safety.

    2. Grab a fire extinguisher and breathing gear and force your way inside. Ladder truck crew will set up their ladder and make their way up the roof.

    3. When inside stay low and make your way to the fire. Split up to make sure you aren’t surprised by the fire and get trapped. Keep your distance while extinquishing it. Ladder truck crew will cut out parts of the roof to ensure good ventilation.

    4. When the fire is out, check the area to make sure that the fire is really out and can't light up.

    5. Once the building is clear, you may leave the scene.


    Large protocol:
    (If the fire is bigger than 2 rooms, it's classed as a large fire.)

    Responding Vehicles: 2 Engines, Ladder, Ambulance, Chief Vehicle, possible more engines.

    1. When arrived at house fire, make sure you blocked the road with your engine (or call the cops) to ensure your own safety.

    2. Grab a fire extinguisher and breathing gear and force your way inside. Ladder truck crew will set up their ladder and make their way up the roof.

    3. When inside stay low and make your way to the fire. Split up to make sure you aren't surprised by the fire and get trapped. Keep your distance while extinguishing it. Ladder truck crew will cut out parts of the roof to ensure good ventilation.

    4. When the fire is out, check the area to make sure that the fire is really out and can't light up.

    5. Once the building is clear, you may leave the scene.



    ACCIDENTS:

    Small protocol:
    (If the collision involved 1 vehicle, it's classed as small accident.)

    Responding Vehicle: Ambulance, Engine.

    1. When arrived at an accident, make sure you blocked the road with your engine (or call the cops) to ensure your own safety.

    2. Ambulance crew takes care of the victim, while the engine crew gets ready to cut the door out.

    3. While the Ambulance crew comforts the victim, an engine crew starts to cut the door out.

    4. Engine crew and Ambulance crew gets the victim out together.

    5. Ambulance crew brings the victim to the hospital.

    6. Engine crew calls a tow truck to get rid of the car, once the car is gone, you are free to leave the area.


    Medium protocol:
    (If the collision involves 2 to 3 cars, it's classed as a medium accident.)

    Responding Vehicle: Engine, Ladder, Chief Vehicle, Ambulance.

    1. When arrived at an accident, make sure you blocked the road with your engine (or call the cops) to ensure your own safety.

    2. Ambulance crew takes care of the victim, while the engine crew gets ready to cut the door out.

    3. While the Ambulance crew comforts the victim, an engine crew starts to cut the door out.

    4. Engine crew and Ambulance crew gets the victim out together.

    5. Ambulance crew brings the victim to the hospital.

    6. Engine crew calls a tow truck to get rid of the car, once the car is gone, you are free to leave the area.


    Large protocol:
    (If the collision involves more than 3 cars, it's classed as a medium accident.)

    Responding Vehicle: 2 Engines, Ladder, Chief Vehicle, Ambulance (full firehouse)

    1. When arrived at an accident, make sure you blocked the road with your engine (or call the cops) to ensure your own safety.

    2. Ambulance crew takes care of the victim, while the engine crew gets ready to cut the door out.

    3. While the Ambulance crew comforts the victim, an engine crew starts to cut the door out.

    4. Engine crew and Ambulance crew gets the victim out together.

    5. Ambulance crew brings the victim to the hospital.

    6. Engine crew calls a tow truck to get rid of the car, once the car is gone, you are free to leave the area.



    OTHER CALLOUTS:

    In the event of other callouts than the ones mentioned above, chief on duty decides, what responds and how to act during the emergency.

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    Medals, Rewards, and Special Status' of the SAFD:


    Ex-Chief Medal:

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    Awarded for being a ex-Chief, Assistant Chief or District Chief (old ranks) - (HQ member) within SAFD and honoured for all the effort put in during their time with us.
    Only for non-operational Chiefs.

    SAES>Martijn
    SAES>Magnus
    SAES>KinG
    SAES>MasterWind
    SAES>BMaster
    [SAFD]Ramos
    [SAFD]Laza
    [SAFD]Marko
    [SAFD]Kakush
    [SAFD]Asaf
    [SAFD]tim260
    [SAFD]Mega9
    [SAFD]Vulture
    [SAFD]BlueBerry
    [SAFD]Trixtin


    Veteran Loyality Medal:

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    Being active, functional, and important for SAFD for a long term. Knowing SAFD from the inside and outside. True Veterans, the men we can count on.
    (All awarded crew is in possession of both the Bar of Honour and the Veteran Loyality Medal)

    SAES>Martijn
    SAES>KinG
    SAES>RonSeal
    SAES>MasterWind
    [SAFD]Ramos
    [SAFD]Blade
    [SAFD]Pengo
    [SAFD]Tim260
    [SAFD]BMaster
    [SAFD]Laza
    SAES>Jason
    SAES>Magnus


    Bar of Honour:

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    Awarded after special deeds of honour in favor of SAFD, after extreme effort for SAFD, serving SAFD with loyality for long term, or after fufilling special tasks within SAFD succesful. The rolemodels of every firefighter, honoured by the SA citizens.
    (Note: Only the crew without the Veteran Loyality Medal are mentioned here)

    [SAFD]NextRoman
    [SAFD]Markus
    [SAFD]Yannick
    [SAFD]BlueBerry


    SAFD Special Honorary Members/VIPs:
    The highest honorary rank achievable in SAFD. Having played a major role in SAFD's history. Being in possession of all three other awards. Officially awarded by the President of San Andreas.
    (Only non-operational crew)

    SAES>RonSeal
    SAES>KinG
    SAES>Martijn
    [SAFD]Ramos
    Vulture
    BlueBerry
    Mega9


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