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2.4. Cobbler

Cobbler is a wizard based approach to building box cards. Currently it only supports Structure Fire Cards.

1. Select Cobbler from the Box Card menu:

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2. This will then create a NEW Draft card, this process CANNOT be used edit or update existing cards.
3. Select the type of card you wish to create:

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4. Click Next>>
5. Enter the basic information about the new card:
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6. Click Next>>

7. Choose whether or not to include Tenders and if yes how much of your water supply you wish to have covered by Tenders:
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8. Select the worst case construction type, essentially for the area the card is intended to cover what is the most dangerous / worst building type to be encountered:

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9. Enter the Effective Area & Involvement Information for the worst case scenario, these selections will be applied to the Construction Factor you selected in step 8:

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10. Select the occupancy (not persons) factor information this will be applied to the data from Steps 8 and 9:

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10. Enter additional occupancy information (human) and manpower overage this will be applied to the data from Steps 8, 9 and 10:

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11. Click Next>>

12. Enter details of any exposures:

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For further clarification:

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The data entered in the figure above shows that there is 1 FRAME type building 0-10 feet from the involved structure with a length+ height of 101-200 feet AND 1 MASONARY w/Uprotected Openings 0-10 feet from the involved structure with a length+height of 301-400 feet.

13. Select the amount of Resource Depletion and the Central Address.

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Resource depletion will influence how much of any resources from a given agency are allowed to be placed on the box. The central address will influence how the agencies are selected.

14. Select the style of card, this will influence the distribution of resources:

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15. Click Next>>

16. The system will then automatically select all the resources calculated by your data EXCEPT for: EMS, Special Equipment and Change of Quarters, those must still be added manually.

17. Click "Proceed to Manual Editing":
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18. This will take you to the normal editing screen where you can make adjustments to the selected resources, please refer to FAQ #06 for further details:

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