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Flashcards in A103.1 Search and Rescue at fires (01/01/2015) Deck (27):
1

Fire ground operations will focus on occupant/victim life safety after:

Firefighter life safety

2

What type of company generally has the responsibility of search and rescue, although it may be performed by any company?

Ladder companies

3

Search and rescue operations should be undertaken only after a deliberate:

Risk/benefit analysis

4

A search and rescue team must be comprised of _____ personnel at a minimum?

2

5

The only industry accepted deviation from the 2 in 2 out principle is:

The immediate need for rescue of trapped or threatened occupants

6

Ideally, search and rescue crews should be accompanied by:

A separate hand line crew

7

Search teams should utilize a ______ while doing searches:

TIC

8

A TIC gives searchers the ability to:

"See through the smoke"

9

At a minimum, search and rescue teams should be equipped with:

A portable radio Hand lights Forcible entry tools

10

When searching large open spaces, the use of these tethered to hose lines or main search lines should be considered:

Personal search lines

11

When searching large open areas, it is of high importance that these should be placed at exits:

Target Exit Devices (TEDs)

12

The optimal approach to a search pattern is to start immediately _________ to the fire area:

Adjacent

13

To avoid redundancy while conducting a search, areas or rooms already searched should be:

Conspicuously marked

14

Mark doors and walls with:

Chalk or surveyor's tape

15

To help prevent fire extension, The doors of rooms searched should be:

Closed

16

The creation of additional ________ ________ should be considered before venting:

Flow paths

17

While one team member conducts a search of a room, the other member should:

Remain oriented at the door

18

TEDs emit these to alert firefighters of egress points:

An audible and visible beacon

19

This method is an effective technique for safely searching high life hazards individually when a primary search is not possible due to fire conditions:

Vent Enter Isolate and Search (VEIS)

20

During VEIS operations, once the window has been vented, firefighters must:

Size-up the smoke and heat conditions present in that room

21

During VEIS operations, one firefighter enters the room and immediately:

Closes the interior door

22

During VEIS operations, while one firefighter is inside searching, the other must provide:

Voice contact at the window

23

During VEIS operations, the ladder should be positioned for:

Rescue

24

Whenever possible, this should be used to help during VEIS:

A TIC

25

Search and rescue teams shall report when:

the primary search is completed

26

This should be noted in the IAP when the primary search is completed:

The time

27

Who should ensure that radio contact is maintained and monitored during search and rescue operations?

Command

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