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University and Fire Department Relations. The questions…. Can Universities and Fire Departments work together? What can the FD provide to the College/University? What can Colleges and Universities provide to the FD/community?. Texas A&M University. Fall 2009 Enrollment – 48,885

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University and fire department relations

University and Fire Department Relations


The questions

The questions…

  • Can Universities and Fire Departments work together?

  • What can the FD provide to the College/University?

  • What can Colleges and Universities provide to the FD/community?


Texas a m university

Texas A&M University

  • Fall 2009 Enrollment – 48,885

    • Includes 8,200+ Freshmen

  • 5,200+ Acre Main Campus

  • 850+ Buildings

  • 21.1 Million Square Feet

  • 1.3 Million New Square Feet in Construction


Joint endeavors

Joint Endeavors


Community eoc

Community EOC

12,000 SF Emergency Operations Center

A single EOC for all county entities

City of College Station

City of Bryan

Brazos County

Texas A&M University

Emergency Managers from all entities are co-located in the facility

Set up and ready to go 24 Hours/Day

Can be activated by any of the entities

All entities are equal partners


Area wide radio system

Area Wide Radio System

Joint Effort for Federal Radio Interoperability Grant

700 MHz Radio System

Entities

City of College Station

City of Bryan

Brazos County

Texas A&M University


Mutual aid agreements

Mutual Aid Agreements

Hazardous Materials Response

CSFD Primary Hazardous Materials Response group for the 7 County Region

TAMU EHS has an agreement to respond and assist if needed

Often provides standby for equipment & personnel for distant responses

Share in equipment purchases

Prevents duplication of equipment and allows for more specialized purchases


Joint communications

Joint Communications

EHS Staff on College Station Paging System

EHS Haz-Mat techs receive all CS Haz-Mat pages

EHS has in-house procedures for response

Select EHS staff receive

FD Admin Pages

FD General Alarm Pages

Shared Radio Talk groups


Student education

Student Education

  • Mock Dorm Room Burn

    • CSFD

    • NFPA

    • Center for Campus Fire Safety

    • Dominos Pizza

    • Residence Life

    • EHS


Special events

Special Events

Athletic Events

Football Games

88,000+ Capacity

Regular Dignitaries

Governor, Senators, Former President, Secretary of Defense

NCAA National Championships

Other large events

Often require many local agencies to assist university personnel

George H.W. Bush Library - World Leaders

Visits from two sitting presidents in the last 10 months


Kyle field command

Kyle Field Command

University Police

College Station Police

Bryan PD

Brazos County SO

DPS

FBI

FBI – JTTF

ATF

Contemporary Services Corp.

CSFD

A&M EMS

A&M Care Team

A&M PHPL

A&M Transportation

A&M EHS


Colleges universities

Colleges & Universities

  • What can you do to support the local Fire Department?

    • Communicate

    • Communicate

    • Communicate


Monthly update meeting

Monthly Update Meeting

Bryan Fire

Bryan Police

College Station Fire

College Station Police

TAMU Police

TAMU EMS

TAMU Physical Plant

TAMU Emergency Planning

TAMU Risk Management

TAMU EHS

County Volunteer FD


Monthly meeting topics

Monthly Meeting Topics

Construction Update

Upcoming Campus Events

Athletic Events & Non-athletic

Responses

New Research Projects

Tours

Emergency Exercises

New System Installations/Retrofits

Road Closures/Access Issues

Campus Representatives


Plan review

Plan Review

New construction & major renovations - Email notification list includes College Station Fire Marshal

Small renovations & retrofits are reviewed in house

Utilization of City Guidelines & Standards

Knox Box


Other shared opportunities

Other Shared Opportunities

Email Notification List (UPD, FD, EMS)

Road Closures; Crane Lifts, Fire System outages; Hydrant Maintenance; Significant Events

Facility Tours

All new construction and major renovations

New or special operations

Pre-Planning


College university can provide

College & University Can Provide

  • Unique Facilities

  • Unique Hazards

  • Volunteers

    • Shelter Operations

    • Exercise participants

  • Subject Matter Experts

    • Engineers

    • Chemists

    • Interpreters

  • Equipment

    • Busses; heavy equipment

  • Training opportunities


Wrapping up

Wrapping up…

  • Is there a set model that works for everyone?

  • Is it always easy?

  • Does everyone always get their way?

  • Can Colleges/Universities live without the local FD?

  • Can communities live without the College/University?


Colleges universities must together

Colleges/Universities must together!

  • If you haven’t started building the relationship - get started today.

  • It is a matter of when… Not if you will be called upon to work together in a time of crisis….


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