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What size hose is recommended?

1 3/4"

1

When 1st arriving engine co backstretches they should consider?

Dropping 2 hand lines IFO bld.

2

Hoseline flaked out, charged & bled ?

Before entering the fire bld.

3

Primary consideration in the placement of the first hoseline for access to fire in the cellar when interior attack is ordered is via ?

Cellar fire: entrance door that provides the quickest access to the fire area.

4

During initial size up at apparent first floor and/or second floor fires members should ensure they ?

Check to determine that the fire did not start on a lower floor or in the cellar before committing the first hose line

5

When entering the first floor main entrance above a cellar fire, a TIC showing heat waves emanating across the first floor CEILING indicates?

The interior cellar door is open

6

The IC(Chief or Co Officer) should consider ordering an exterior hose line operated into a cellar window to allow for quick knockdown when there will be a DELAY in applying water from the interior or conditions dictate. Some examples?

-Cellar fire involving LW construction
-serious/advanced cellar fire
-unable to locate any cellar entrance
-**unable to quickly access or locate a secondary cellar entrance & unable to advance down interior cellar stair

7

When hand line is operated into a cellar window what is primary consideration for members on first floor above cellar?

Close the interior cellar door at top of the stairs.

8

The following options should be considered by members on floor above cellar when line is operated into cellar window?

-exit
-operate under protection of a charged hose line
-secure area of refuge ensuring a ready means of eggress

9

In an emergency such as __ the IC should order the immediate operation of a hose line into a cellar window?

-members trapped by fire
-endangered by fire because collapse has occurred

10

Cellar fire: least desirable of secondary entrances & shall not be utilized for hose line placement unless its only option?

Bilco doors

11

Following would preclude decent of 1st hose line down interior stairs for cellar fire?

-high heat at TOP of stairs
-questionable stability of stairs
-initial size up indicates serious fire condition

12

Cellar fire: repositioning of 1st line to secondary entrance ?

Can be made by BC or ABC. Give URGENT. Ladder co members on first floor withdrawn before 1st line repositioned.

13

Fully involved: when back stretching drop two hand lines. Leave front open for TL. Consider stretching ?

2 1/2". Operate line in the exterior to protect exposures before entering. Also consider 2 1/2" for wind impacted or heavily involved first floor fire in larger style PD (Queen Anne)

14

Fully involved PD has increased collapse potential & requires a complete evaluation by IC before entering T/F?

True

15

Exposure protection: Units operating line to extinguish fire on the exterior of a building should sweep the stream across the face starting ?

At the top so water cascades down the exterior. Consider 2 1/2"