Applied Research Paper

My name is Michael Lugo; I am the Assistant Fire Chief with Argyle Fire District. I am working on an applied research project for the Executive Fire Officer Program in conjunction with the National Fire Academy. I would like to see if you would fill out the questionnaire regarding Fire/EMS responses and staffing by the Argyle Fire District and knowledge about the recommended National Fire Protection Association Standard 1710.

What do you think the average response times are for your area for residential structure fire calls after the fire department has been dispatched to respond?

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* 1. What do you think the average response times are for your area for residential structure fire calls after the fire department has been dispatched to respond?

What do you think the average response times are for your area for EMS calls after the fire department has been dispatched to respond?

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* 2. What do you think the average response times are for your area for EMS calls after the fire department has been dispatched to respond?

What do you think the recommended best practice response times are for residential structure fire calls? (NFPA 1710 Recommendation)

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* 3. What do you think the recommended best practice response times are for residential structure fire calls? (NFPA 1710 Recommendation)

What do you think the recommended best practice response times are for EMS calls? (NFPA 1710 Recommendation)

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* 4. What do you think the recommended best practice response times are for EMS calls? (NFPA 1710 Recommendation)

How many firefighters do you think should respond to residential structure fires?

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* 5. How many firefighters do you think should respond to residential structure fires?

How many firefighter/paramedics do you think should respond to EMS calls?

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* 6. How many firefighter/paramedics do you think should respond to EMS calls?

How many firefighters do you think are recommended to respond to residential structure fire calls? (NFPA 1710 Recommendation)

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* 7. How many firefighters do you think are recommended to respond to residential structure fire calls? (NFPA 1710 Recommendation)

What do you think Argyle Fire District’s daily minimum number of firefighters for staffing is for the apparatus that is staffed?

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* 8. What do you think Argyle Fire District’s daily minimum number of firefighters for staffing is for the apparatus that is staffed?

What do you think the recommended number of firefighters is for daily staffing for the number of apparatus Argyle Fire District has staffed? (NFPA 1710 Recommendation)

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* 9. What do you think the recommended number of firefighters is for daily staffing for the number of apparatus Argyle Fire District has staffed? (NFPA 1710 Recommendation)

What is your street name and Township that you reside?

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* 10. What is your street name and Township that you reside?

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