The capacitated standard response fire protection siting problem: Deterministic and probabilistic models
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We propose and present computational experience on a model that sites capacitated stations, engine companies and truck companies in such a way that the population or calls covered by the standard response is maximized. The standard response to a fire alarm, as defined by the Insurance Services Office (ISO), consists typically of at least three engine companiesand at least two trucks companies, located within standard distances (different for engines and trucks) from every demand point. The model utilized limits the capacity of each station toC j vehicles which could be either engines or trucks or a mixture. The possibility that at the time a call comes in the full standard response will not be available within the applicable distance standards is considered as well in a probabilistic standard response model.
KeywordsDemand Point Linear Programming Relaxation Standard Response Demand Node Distance Standard
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