Flashcards in 01 General principals of firefighting Deck (9)
General principales of firefighting Concept 1
When sufficient personnel are not available to effect both rescue and extinguishment at the same time, rescue must be given priority.
General principales of firefighting Concept 2
When you don't have sufficient personnel to perform all the needed tasks, first perform those that protect the greatest number of human lives.
General principales of firefighting Concept 3
Remove those in greatest danger first.
General principales of firefighting Concept 4
When enough personnel are available to perform engine and ladder functions, they must carry out a coordinated attack.
General principales of firefighting Concept 5
When there is no threat to occupants, the lives of firefighters shouldn't be unduly endangered.
What is the best way to reduce or eliminate the life hazard?
A coordinated fire attack. Put out the fire!
What are the correct sequence of actions to be taken on a fire?
Locate, confine, and extinguish.
Protection of exposures is second only to?
Saving human life.