Flashcards in 202.09 Support Activities Deck (14):
You ventilate a building principally for what two reasons?
Gain (and maintain) entry
Tactical support activities are those functions that assist active fire control and rescue operations. They generally include _______, _______, and the provision for _______.
The provision for access
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.
We lose most often because a lack of ______ not a lack of water.
What is the most effective form of ventilation in working interior fire situations?
Vertical ventilation (as close to directly over the fire as possible)
The timing of ventilation becomes extremely important and must be coordinated with fire attack activities – ventilation should be provided __________.
In advance of attack lines
If ladder crews cannot get on the roof to ventilate because of fire conditions/roof profile, command should consider this a ________ situation.
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
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
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
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.
If you size up fire working inside a concealed space, ______, open it up and ________.
Get ahead of it
Cut it off
Forcible entry involves a trade-off in _______ verses _______.