ACT Rural Fire Service

Responsible for the supression of wildfires

Standard Operating Procedures

Administrative Management

Document Size Type
1.1 RFS Requirments For Reporting Of Fires 96 KB .PDF
1.2 Broadcast Fire Weather 106 KB .PDF
1.3 Access Through Airport Gates 93 KB .PDF
1.4 PPE and Equipment issue  97 KB .PDF
1.5 Proper Use of RFS Property and Resources  99 KB .PDF
1.6 Access to Private or Government Land  110 KB .PDF
1.7 Personal Protective Equipment  110 KB .PDF
1.8 Hourly Fire Tower Weather Broadcasts  95 KB .PDF
1.10 Code Of Conduct and Ethics of RFS members  116 KB .PDF
1.11 Dispute Resolution  102 KB .PDF
1.12 Actions Upon Declaration Of Total Fire Ban  107 KB .PDF
1.13 Permits To Burn  107 KB .PDF
1.14 Command Vehicle Use  96 KB .PDF
1.15 Management Of Brigade Funds  101 KB .PDF
1.21 Ranking Insignia Helmets  267 KB .PDF

Incident Management

Document Size Type
2.1 Activation Of Aircraft 100 KB .PDF
2.2 Use Of Air Observers 95 KB .PDF
2.3 Establishment Of Staging Area 106 KB .PDF
2.4 Activation procedures for Wildfire investigation in the ACT 152 KB .PDF
2.5 Dealing With The Media 91 KB .PDF
2.6 Establishing A Forward Control Point 95 KB .PDF
2.7 Use of Agency representatives and Liaison officers 100 KB .PDF
2.8 Briefings 95 KB .PDF
2.9 Burn-over Procedure 42 KB .PDF

Operational Management

Document Size Type
3.1 RAFT Deployment 93 KB .PDF
3.2 Urgent Duty Driving 102 KB .PDF
3.3 Attendance at fires on Majura field firing range 94 KB .PDF
3.5 Situation Reports 39 KB .PDF
3.6 Fatigue Management 32 KB .PDF
3.7 Accessing Aviation Fuel AIRSIDE 37 KB .PDF
3.9 Powers of Members 118 KB .PDF
3.10 Group Officers 49 KB .PDF
3.15 Foam, Retardant and Gels 72 KB .PDF
3.16 Asbestos 60 KB .PDF

Service Management

Document Size Type
4.1 Response 39 KB .PDF
4.3 Work Capacity Test 92 KB .PDF
4.4 Long Service Medal 38 KB .PDF
4.7 Chief Officer’s Award  1 MB .PDF

Communications

Document Size Type
5.1 Colour Coding Of Radio Messages 35 KB .PDF
5.2 Sub Tactical Radio Network 95 KB .PDF
5.3 TRN Radio Use 90 KB .PDF
5.4 Mobile Data Terminal 62 KB .PDF

 

This page was last modified on April 4th, 2014

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