Flashcards in 202.12 Loss Control Deck (20):
________ involves methods of minimizing loss in each of the tactical priorities through all phases of firefighting.
With lost control in mind, inspection holes should be cut in ______ sections to check attics.
6" x 6"
An important element of loss control is to ________.
Extinguish the fire
What is the most significant thing we can do to reduce damage?
Put the fire out
What should roof ventilation holes and broken windows be covered with to reduce weather damage and deter vandalism?
There is "________" to the quality of service when firefighting includes lost control functions.
This defines the activities required to stop or reduce primary or secondary loss to the property and the negative psychological and emotional impact of the event on the customer.
Primary and secondary loss can be minimized through _________ efforts
Active loss control
Through effective loss control we can intervene in all aspects of the incident and take specific measures to do what?
Does loss control operate as a sector or a branch?
Both sector and branch
When loss control is operating as a branch what sectors will operate under it?
Salvage liaison officer
Overhaul liaison officer
Occupant service sector
Critique sector liaison
An aggressive interior attack may be the best step towards enhancing loss control efforts, yet knowing that water will do significant damage to drywall, furniture, and carpet. What should we keep in mind in regards to water application?
Adjust nozzle to water needed
Don't wet attic needlessly
Put water on the fire
Use Class A Foam to reduce the damage
When water had filled the attic space and is pooling on the gypsum you should use what to punch a hole to allow water to escape?
Drill or screwdriver
What should be used to avoid staining and grinding spot and glass into the carpet?
Positive pressure ventilation to clear smoke should be used during which stage of the fire?
Active fire stages
When checking for extension by pulling ceiling, you should never pull it from where if possible?
From corners as it may require that both walls be replaced
What should be done as part of packaging the building after the fire?
Vent every room
Cover furniture with plastic
Wipe off countertops and wooden furniture
Raise up furniture blocks
Excess debris outside of site/covered
Box label pictures etc. into boxes
"_______" the fire scene is also a function of loss control.
Performing lost control is a mark toward excellence in what?