Galena Fire Department SOG’s

The department has developed and implemented Operational SOG’s that establish guidelines intended to ensure the most effective and consistent performance of duties while responding to, and while dealing with, emergency situations.
SOG’s are consistent with NFPA 1500, the scope of which contains minimum requirements for a fire service–related occupational safety and health program, and associated applicable standards of operation.

Cover Page

Table of Contents

Message from the Fire Chief


Mission Vision and Values

Purpose and Responsibility

SOG 001 Apparatus and Vehicle Operation

SOG 002 Apparatus Response Options

SOG 003 Vehicle Response and Minimum Staffing

SOG 004 Vehicle Seating and Responsibilities

SOG 005 Responding to and Returning from Alarms

SOG 006 Personal Protective Equipment

SOG 007 Tactical Priorities

SOG 008 SCBA Respiratory Protection

SOG 009 SCBA Monthly Inspections

SOG 010 SCBA and SCUBA Vessel Maintenance

SOG 011Backing of Apparataus

SOG 012 Radio Communications

SOG 013 Response and Emergency Scene Safety

SOG 014 Traffic Safety Vests

SOG 015 Incident Command

SOG 016 Safety Officer

SOG 017 Scene Size Up

SOG 018 Emergency Vehicle Placement

SOG 019 Personnel Accountability

SOG 020 Two In – Two Out

SOG 021 Rapid Intervention Team

SOG 022 Lock Out Tag out

SOG 023 Mayday Procedure

SOG 024 Lost or Trapped Firefighter Self-Survival

SOG 025 Lost or Trapped Firefighter – Command Actions

SOG 026 Structural Collapse

SOG 027 Firefighter Rehabilitation

SOG 028 Ventilation

SOG 029 Salvage

SOG 030 Overhaul

SOG 031 Bloodborne Pathogens

SOG 032 Equipment Repair

SOG 033 Equipment Out-of-Service

SOG 034 Motor Vehicle Fires

SOG 035 Vehicle Accidents

SOG 036 Hazardous Materials Incidents

SOG 037 Chimney Fires

SOG 038 Carbon Monoxide Incidents

SOG 039 Bomb and Explosion Threat

SOG 040 Power Line Incidents

SOG 041 Boat Accidents

SOG 042 LP Gas Fires

SOG 043 Ice and Water Rescue

SOG 044 Railway Incidents

SOG 045 Farm Accidents

SOG 046 Tanker Operations

SOG 047 Six-Wheeler Operations

SOG 048 Confined Space

SOG 049 Trench Collapse

SOG 050 Silo Fires

SOG 051 Steel Grain Bin Fires

SOG 052 Structural Collapse

SOG 053 Helicoptor Landing Zone Operations

SOG 054 Violent Incident Response

SOG 055 Mass Shooting – Active Shooter Incidents

SOG 056 GFD Training Center


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