WAND Fire Department Taxonomy


The WAND Fire Department Taxonomy is comprised of 1,552 terms and 960 synonyms covering all aspects of a Fire Department. Higher level terms include Facilities, Fees, Fire Codes and Policies, Divisions and Companies, Equipment, Fire Departments, Fire Fighting and Rescues, Tactics and Techniques, Forms, Records and Permits, Maintenance and Inspections, Organizations and Associations, Personnel, Programs and Services, Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines, and Training and Education. Anyone who is involved in any type of Fire Department will have the ability to tag and organize their unstructured information. The taxonomy includes the topics of Fire Combustion, Extinction, Fire Fighting Models, Suppression, Search and Rescue as well as Fire Types. The WAND Fire Department Taxonomy provides a strong foundation of terms and can be customized to include terms specific to a Fire Department’s individual District, Municipality, City and County.



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