K Codes

Code Description
K0 Not available
K1 Proceeding to incident
K2 In attendance at incident
K3 On RT outside normal turnout area
K4 On RT inside normal turnout area
K5 On RT available at incident
K6 On Pager
K7 At normal station
K8 At residence (on phone)
K9 Off RT – state location
K10 Recommissioning appliance
KE Unable to proceed (state reason) (spoken as Kay Echo)

Support Services

CODEDESCRIPTION
K11 (State service required, and if necessary, the reason)
K11-1 Police required – confidential.
K12 Suspicious nature (deliberate with intent to cause damage).

Intelligence

CODEDESCRIPTION
K12 Suspicious nature (deliberate with intent to cause damage).

Appliance Movements

Code Description
K22 Is your appliance available for a further call?
K22-1 Appliance available to respond to a further call
K22-2 Any appliances that can be released?
K25 Proceed to, and standby at (state location)
K25-1 Appliance standing by and awaiting instructions at (state location)
K26 Appliance still engaged at incident for (state time)
K26-1 Appliance still engaged, no additional developments
K28 Appliance is to return to station
K28-1 Return further or specific responding appliances

Radio Procedure

Code Description
K31 Request permission to go off RT (fires and standbys)
K32 Radio test – how do you receive
K33 Radio test received satisfactorily
K34 Repeat your last message
K35 Verify address of call
K35-1 Request map reference
K36 Contact Communication Centre by phone
K38 Associate this call sign to incident (state incident address)
K39 Re-transmit your current status (MSU or verbal)

Incident Ground Communications

Code Description
K41 Fatality (indicate number with suffix)
K42 Fire suppressed, commencing overhaul
K43 All available manpower utilized
K44 Command or control point established (state OIC and location)
K45 Command responsibility changed to (state name)
K46-1 Stop message-false alarm good intent
K46-2 Stop message-false alarm accidental
K46-3 Stop message-defective apparatus
K46-4 Stop message-malicious
K46-5 Stop message-alarm agent in attendance
K46-6 Stop message-nothing showing on indicator panel
K47 Stop message-message unchanged from informative
K48 Stop message-details to follow by telephone

STOP MESSAGES

Code Description
K46-1 Stop message-false alarm good intent
K46-2 Stop message-false alarm accidental
K46-3 Stop message-defective apparatus
K46-4 Stop message-malicious
K46-5 Stop message-alarm agent in attendance
K46-6 Stop message-nothing showing on indicator panel
K47 Stop message-message unchanged from informative
K48 Stop message-details to follow by telephone

Trial Evacuations

Code Description
K51 Trial evacuation to be held at (state location and time)
K52 111 call received from (state location)
K53 Evacuation successful

Arrival Messages

Code Description
K55 First appliance in attendance-special service call
K66 First appliance in attendance-non property fire
K77 First appliance in attendance-nothing showing investigating further
K88 First appliance in attendance-property fire apparently small
K99 First appliance in attendance-property fire well involved

Patient Messages

SitRep messages about patients are to contain the following on each patient:
* age
* sex
* status
* chief complaint
* treatment (e.g. CPR, First response duties).
Fire and Emergency personnel will use the following patient status codes to
communicate the status of casualties at incidents.


Status

Patient
condition
StabilityPotential to
deteriorate
Special criteria
zero deceased
one
critical,
extreme
unstableobviousunder active resuscitation to maintain
airway, breathing, or circulation (e.g.
airway obstruction)
uncontrolled haemorrhage
needs definitive medical intervention
on arrival at hospital
two seriousunstableprobablenot under active resuscitation, but
airway, breathing, or circulation at
risk
needs definitive medical intervention
within 10 minutes of arrival at hospital
three moderatestableunlikely
four minorstablenone
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