Flashcards in 202.02B Fire ground Strategy Deck (29):
________ provides a starting point for fire ground operations.
Fire ground strategy
Command must consider the __________ sides of the fire.
The sides of the fire that Command must consider include what?
The only reason to operate in a marginal situation is ________.
For tactical purposes, a standard master stream flow of ________ should be the guideline.
_________ is the forward progress of the fire and has been stopped and the remaining fire can be extinguished with the on scene resources.
The ________ is responsible for determining the appropriate fire ground strategy.
Offensive first should be fought from the ________.
Interior – unburned side
_________ is a major support item that must be addressed during concealed space attacks.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Command must allocate personnel and resources based upon the ________.
Fire extension/spread evaluation
The rescue/fire control – extension/exposure problem is solved in the majority of cases by a ________, __________, and ___________.
When all seven sides of the fire are not checked, it often results in _________.
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
The basic variable relating to attack operations involved what three things?
Location/position of attack
Size of attack
The IC controls overall incident safety by determining the _______.
Proper strategy and tactics to be used
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
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
Fire ground strategy is based on our ______
Risk Management System
Fire ground strategy can change with _______ or ________.
By controlling strategy, the incident commander is providing overall ________.
Incident scene safety
The guidelines for offensive fire attack are:
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
It is paramount to open up and operate fire streams into areas involving ________
The elements of an effective defensive strategy are:
Identify what is lost
Write it off