ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN)—In Enterprise this month, the fire department’s “pre-incident planning” is underway the department asking
businesses in the “City of Progress” to assist them if the “unthinkable” were to happen.
WDHN’s Mike Gurspan explains what the program is all about.
Enterprise Fire Chief Chris Davis shows on the department’s website where city business owners can enter their (pre-fire) plans on an online form.
It will allow the addition of contents inside and a place for pictures to be posted.
Eventually, all the information will be “compiled” and can be used by firefighters
If they are responding to a “blaze” at a specific business.
Chief Davis says “to make sure our response is as efficient as possible. That we have the most updated information and also have the safest environment and also have knowledge ahead of time of the fire for our first responders.”
Battalion Chief Brian Beasley says
“talking to them, they can do this on their own time and it doesn’t interrupt their business.”
Mike Gurspan says “several business owners that we spoke with said if the unthinkable did occur. They would want those firefighters to get in their business as quickly as possible.”
“She Shed” shop owner, Regena Lacey,
“I think any information they have on our businesses”.
Chief Davis says having a “pre-incident” planning program. It should help in the city has some of the best insurance service offices, better known as (iso) ratings statewide which
often results in more affordable insurance policies for residents and businesses.
Reporting in Enterprise, Mike Gurspan WDHN News for the wiregrass.