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You ventilate a building principally for what two reasons?

Prevent mushrooming

Gain (and maintain) entry

1

Tactical support activities are those functions that assist active fire control and rescue operations. They generally include _______, _______, and the provision for _______.

Forcible entry

Ventilation

The provision for access

2

Most confusion on the fire ground is the result of lack of _______ and does not generally relate to a breakdown of basic water application activities.

Support functions

3

We lose most often because a lack of ______ not a lack of water.

Support

4

What is the most effective form of ventilation in working interior fire situations?

Vertical ventilation (as close to directly over the fire as possible)

5

The timing of ventilation becomes extremely important and must be coordinated with fire attack activities – ventilation should be provided __________.

In advance of attack lines

6

If ladder crews cannot get on the roof to ventilate because of fire conditions/roof profile, command should consider this a ________ situation.

Marginal

7

In bowstring/arched roofs, when the fire is in the attic/truss space, and it is safe to do, quickly ______ and _______.

Search the building

Implement a defense strategy

8

In bowstring/arch roofs, when crews are unable to locate the fire, and is safe to do so, _________.

Quickly search the building and implement a defensive strategy

9

In bowstring/arched roofs, when the fire involves a room and contents with no evidence of extension into the attic/truss space, _________.

Implement a quick, aggressive, offenses strategy

10

Beware of premature opening of doors, holes, access effort, etc. before lines are placed and crews are ready to go inside. Good timing requires effective ________ between engine and ladder companies.

Communication

11

If you size up fire working inside a concealed space, ______, open it up and ________.

Get ahead of it

Cut it off

12

Forcible entry involves a trade-off in _______ verses _______.

Time

Damage

13

We ventilate to _______.

Alter interior conditions

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