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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.

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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.

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General principales of firefighting Concept 3

Remove those in greatest danger first.

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General principales of firefighting Concept 4

When enough personnel are available to perform engine and ladder functions, they must carry out a coordinated attack.

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General principales of firefighting Concept 5

When there is no threat to occupants, the lives of firefighters shouldn't be unduly endangered.

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What is the best way to reduce or eliminate the life hazard?

A coordinated fire attack. Put out the fire!

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What are the correct sequence of actions to be taken on a fire?

Locate, confine, and extinguish.

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Protection of exposures is second only to?

Saving human life.

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When would you protect the exposure first even at the loss of the original fire building?

If the exposure is occupied and the original fire building is already fully involved.