Flashcards in 202.06 Roof Sector Deck (14):
Ventilation holes of at least _______ of the roof surface of the involved area is a rule of thumb to consider.
What two types of roofs are firefighters prohibited from working on?
A bow strung roof with evidence that a fire has penetrated the attic or involved the trust area
A residential structure fire covered without shingles
Ladder companies should be strategically placed to allow safe access to the roof, emergency exit from the roof, and it tactical positions that _________.
Would permit effective defensive operations if needed
Roof sector crews must enter the roof from an established safe area and must have a secondary means to escape the roof, or to a ________.
Safe refuge on an unexposed and structurally sound roof structure
No firefighter shall operate on a bowstring roof if ________.
There's any evidence that the fire has penetrated the attic and involves the roof
If there is any evidence of the fire in the attic space of a suspected lightweight constructed roof, no personnel will be _______.
Permitted on the roof
If it's an interior contents fire in a bowstring roof, crews can enter the structure. However, the attic of the structure must be checked from below and ________ that no fire is in the attic before interior positions are established or supported.
Confirmation given to command
What should the initial roof sector officer report to command? (6)
Roof design and construction
Fire conditions or effects of fire on the roof
Location of firewalls
Location of heavy objects that are affected by the fire conditions
What should roof sector advise command if when ventilation holes are completed?
Ventilation is completed
Any change it may have on the roof conditions
Ladder companies should be strategically placed to allow for what three things?
Safe access to roof
Emergency exit from roof
Tactical positions to permit effective defensive operations if needed
Roof sector responsibilities will be assigned to whom?
Company officers or chief officers who must be on the roof to supervise crews
______ and _______ will be constantly working to weaken the roof.
What are the objectives of roof sector?
Determining a safe working surface
Complete adequate size ventilation holes and achieve effective ventilation
Coordinate roof ventilation with interior crews
Coordinate with fire control operations as directed by command
Maintain rooftop monitoring of roof structure and fire conditions
Communicate with Interior sector
Provide progress reports to command