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.

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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?

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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?

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* 3. What do you think the recommended best practice response times are for residential structure fire 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)

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

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

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

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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?

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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)

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

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