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________ involves methods of minimizing loss in each of the tactical priorities through all phases of firefighting.

Loss control

1

With lost control in mind, inspection holes should be cut in ______ sections to check attics.

6" x 6"

2

An important element of loss control is to ________.

Extinguish the fire

3

What is the most significant thing we can do to reduce damage?

Put the fire out

4

What should roof ventilation holes and broken windows be covered with to reduce weather damage and deter vandalism?

Rolled plastic

5

There is "________" to the quality of service when firefighting includes lost control functions.

Added value

6

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.

Loss control

7

Primary and secondary loss can be minimized through _________ efforts

Active loss control

8

Through effective loss control we can intervene in all aspects of the incident and take specific measures to do what?

Minimize loss

9

Does loss control operate as a sector or a branch?

Both sector and branch

10

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

11

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

12

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

13

What should be used to avoid staining and grinding spot and glass into the carpet?

Hall runners

14

Positive pressure ventilation to clear smoke should be used during which stage of the fire?

Active fire stages

15

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

16

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

17

"_______" the fire scene is also a function of loss control.

Securing

18

Performing lost control is a mark toward excellence in what?

Service delivery

19

Lost control measures may have to be suspended due to what after the fire?

Investigations

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