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1

What are the primary responsibilities for the company officer or senior firefighter in fire attack? (1st due engine)

1.) position of vehicle (a side) leave room
2.) complete 360 size up
3.) assume command
4.) identify strategy (investigate, rescue, fast attack, offensive, defensive)
5.) initiate action plan (locate/extinguish, rescue, VES)
6.) initiate accountability
7.) control and extinguish fire
8.) rescue as identified
9.) provide updates to command CARA

2

What are the secondary responsibilities of the first due engine on fire attack?

1.) overhaul
2.) salvage
3.) secondary search

3

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for the pump operator on the first due engine for fire attack?

1.) charge primary attack line

2.) prepare for water supply or secure water supply if close

3.) pull and charge secondary hose line to point of entry

4.) position tools, fans, etc

5.) initial accountability

*tools? Radio

4

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for the officer on the first due engine in fire attack?

1.) 360 size up

2.) assume command

3.) identify strategy/ assign incoming units

4.) monitor fire conditions

5.) hose advancement based on strategy and staffing

6.) update command

Tools? - radio, tic, light, small NY hook

5

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for the nozzleman on the first due engine in fire attack?

1.) pull primary attack line

2.) locate fire

3.) control flashover conditions

4.) control and extinguish fire

5.) protect interior stairwell

Tools? - radio, light, handline, water can, or high rise pack, 3 tools at point of entry

6

What are the responsibilities and tool assignments for the hose controller on the first due engine in fire attack?

1.) identify and wrap 5" if needed
2.) assist with line position
3.) feed hose/control door

Tools? - radio, light, irons at point of entry

7

What are the primary responsibilities for the second due engine (search/rescue) group?

1.) establish water supply to attack engine
2.) position vehicle based on assignments
3.) rescue mode? = VES
4.) offensive mode? = 2in/2out until RIT established
- secure secondary attack line
-control the door

5.) conduct rapid primary search
6.) extricate victims as found
7.) provide medical assistance until medic arrives
8.) provide update to command CARA

8

What are the secondary responsibilities of the second due engine? (Search/rescue) group

- communicate location of fire to fire attack group

9

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for the pump operator on the second due engine for fire attack/rescue?

-establish water supply to attack engine

Tools? - radio

10

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for the officer (anchor) of the second due engine in fire attack/rescue?

1.) 360 survey of structure
2.) develop search plan
3.) monitor fire conditions
4.) anchor for rapid room searches
5.) update command (CARA)

Tools?- radio, tic, light, search rope bag?

11

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for search/rescue 1 & 2 in the second due engine on fire attack/search?

1.) follow officers search plan
2.) conduct search
3.) maintain communication with officer (anchor)
4.) expedite removal of victims

Tools? - radio, light, forcible entry, tool, search tool

12

What are the primary responsibilities for the company officer or senior firefighter on the tower for search/rescue?

1.) stage on side alpha and prepare for aerial operations unless otherwise directed by command

2.) rescue mode? = initiate VES

3.) forcible entry

4.) conduct or assist with rapid primary, secondary search of structure

5.) extricate victims as found

6.) provide medical assistance until medics arrive

7.) provide updates to command CARA

8.) throw ladders for secondary means of egress

9.) control utilities

13

What are the secondary responsibilities for the tower in search and rescue group?

1.) ventilation

2.) salvage

3.) overhaul

14

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for the pump operator on the tower in rescue group?

1.) set up tower and prepare for aerial ops

Tools? - radio, light

15

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for the officer (anchor) on the tower in search/rescue group?

1.) conduct 360
2.) develop search plan
3.) update command (CARA)

Tools? = radio, tic, battery, light, search rope bag

16

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for search rescue 1 & 2 on the tower in search rescue group?

1.) follow officers search plan
2.) forcible entry
3.) conduct search

Tools? = radio, light, forcible entry, tool, search tool

17

What are the primary responsibilities for third due engine in RIT?

1.) establish/complete supply line to 2nd engine

2.) conduct 360 of structure to identify layout, egress points, special considerations

3.) gather appropriate tools and equipment and locate staging area

4.) place ladders at point of egress, 2nd floor

5.) upon RIT being activated try to make contact with down FF or individual that knew their last location

6.) make entrance to building, locate FF's, and give CARA report to command as well as patient status

7.) turn FF's over to EMS/report to supervisor

18

What are the secondary responsibilities of the third due engine or RIT?

1.) control utilities as necessary
2.) door control
3.) provide situation report to safety officer

19

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for the pump operator on the 3rd due engine or RIT?

1.) establish water supply to second engine
2.) establish secondary points of egress (ladders)

Tools? = radio

20

What are the responsibilities and tool assignments of the officer in the 3rd due engine or RIT?

1.) conduct 360 of structure
2.) ensure a back up line is in place
3.) control utilities if accessible
4.) monitor fire conditions
5.) select points of entry
6.) update command (CAN)

Tools? = radio, tic, light, search rope

21

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations of FF A & B in the 3rd due engine or RIT?

1.) locate staging area

2.) establish secondary points of egress (ladders)

3.) conduct search

Tools? = radio, light, RIT bag, forcible entry, tools for search, ladders, and power tools if needed

22

What are the primary responsibilities of the medic or rehab?

1.) stage away from scene to avoid getting blocked in

2.) identify and treat patients

3.) monitor and treat crews as necessary

4.) accountability until chief arrives on scene

23

What are the secondary responsibilities of the medic/rehab?

1.) command may elect to use crew for fire ops

2.) primary search or secondary hoseline

24

What are the responsibilities and tool considerations for the driver/medic in medic/rehab?

1.) establish rehab area and stage equipment

2.) identify and treat patients

3.) monitor firefighter vitals

4.) release firefighters back to ops

5.) accountability

Tools? = radio, EMS equipment, accountability board