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________ provides a starting point for fire ground operations.

Fire ground strategy

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Command must consider the __________ sides of the fire.

7

2

The sides of the fire that Command must consider include what?

Front
Rear
Both sides
Top
Bottom
Interior

3

The only reason to operate in a marginal situation is ________.

Rescue

4

For tactical purposes, a standard master stream flow of ________ should be the guideline.

760 GPM

5

_________ is the forward progress of the fire and has been stopped and the remaining fire can be extinguished with the on scene resources.

Under control

6

The ________ is responsible for determining the appropriate fire ground strategy.

Incident commander

7

Offensive first should be fought from the ________.

Interior – unburned side

8

_________ is a major support item that must be addressed during concealed space attacks.

Early ventilation

9

It is imperative that command assign a _______ sector as early as possible during marginal situations for rapid evaluation of roof conditions. In certain situations command should strongly consider not committing crews to the interior of the structure unless he/she received a report from ______ sector that the structure is safe to operate on and under.

Roof

10

The announcement of a change to a defensive strategy will be made as _______ and all personnel will withdraw from the structure and maintain a safe distance from the building.

Emergency traffic

11

Managing the fire ground strategy must start with _________ and can be constantly monitored and evaluated throughout the entire incident.

The arrival of the first unit

12

In some cases, the most effective tactical analysis involves an evolution of what is _______ rather than what is actually on fire. The unburned portion represents where the fire is going and should establish the framework fire control activities and requirements

Not burning

13

Command must consider the most critical direction and avenues of fire extension, plus it's ________, particularly as they affect: rescue activities, levels of risk to firefighters, confinement efforts, and exposure protection.

Speed

14

Command must allocate personnel and resources based upon the ________.

Fire extension/spread evaluation

15

The rescue/fire control – extension/exposure problem is solved in the majority of cases by a ________, __________, and ___________.

Fast

Strong

Well-placed attack

16

When all seven sides of the fire are not checked, it often results in _________.

Fire extension

17

Write off property that is already lost and go on to protect exposed property based on the most dangerous _________. Do not continue to operate in positions that are essentially lost.

Direction of fire spread

18

The basic variable relating to attack operations involved what three things?

Location/position of attack

Size of attack

Support functions

19

The IC controls overall incident safety by determining the _______.

Proper strategy and tactics to be used

20

When the exposure is severe and water is limited, the most effective tactic is to _______ and, if need be, from the interior of the exposure.

Put water on the exposure

21

Fire under control means the forward progress of the fire has been stopped and the _________; it does not mean the fire is completely out.

Remaining fire can be distinguished with the on scene resources

22

Fire ground strategy is based on our ______

Risk Management System

22

Fire ground strategy can change with _______ or ________.

Conditions

Benchmarks obtained

22

By controlling strategy, the incident commander is providing overall ________.

Incident scene safety

22

The guidelines for offensive fire attack are:

Assume command

Address 2 in/2 out

Efforts directed towards primary search, gathering 360

Aggressive, quick, most appropriate water to fire

Reduce ventilation until hose line in place

When possible reset fire 15 to 30 seconds

Make effort to enter building from air intake side

Coordinate ventilation

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It is paramount to open up and operate fire streams into areas involving ________

Concealed space

22

The elements of an effective defensive strategy are:

Identify what is lost

Write it off

Protect exposures

23

If you are defensive from the onset, command will notify alarm there will not be a __________.

Primary search completed

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