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Paramount concern:

Life hazard & safety of the members involved

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IC may implement an interior attack after a risk assessment has been performed based on the following factors?

1. Current structural stability
2. Any known life hazard
3. Size & location of fire
4. Verification of safe access to fire area

2

A square with an X ?

Vacant bld. 18" x 18". Lines 2". Lime YELLOW (not green) . **alongside front entrance

3

Determination of method of attack, exterior or interior, may have to be made by 1st officer. General considerations are?

ALEN.
-Any known or indicated presence of life in the bld
-location & extent of fire
-exposure problems
-number of units responding to initial alarm

4

Fire attack plan?

-Life
-Exposures
-Confine
-Extinguish

5

Most important aspect determining the 'Initial Attack Strategy' ie: interior vs exterior?

Structural stability - Initial Attk Strategy

6

Most important consideration in size up?

Most important consideration in size up - life.

7

Advantages of ILP?

-fast water
-pumper in position for exterior streams
-equipment on pumper closer to fire
-shorter/faster stretches
-lower engine pressures
-ecc is better position to observe operations & assist

8

Disadvantages of ILP?

-water supply limited to supply line layout & hydrant supply potential
-may not be possible to attain full pumper capacity
-possibility of blocking out aerial/TL
-if hydrant oos pumper may not be able to proceed to next hydrant
-possible damage to apparatus by falling debris

9

Usually only officer & __ members are needed for advancing the line into immediate fire area?

2

10

When stretching lines into exposures for operation into fire bld - __ lines should be considered?

2 1/2" w/ solid stream nozzles

11

TL: placement into vacant lot. Must be surveyed by ?

Officer & LCC

12

TL: the boom should not be operated at right angles to the chassis at low elevations. It should be operated at __?

Narrow angles over the front & rear

13

Vacants: ICP location?

Across the street from the fire bld outside possible collapse zone

14

When roof has been cut, before leaving the scene, spray "R.O." - roof open where?

-inside & outside bulkhead
-above hazard marking on front of building