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Life safety is typically achieved through what?

Aggressive interior fire attack and primary search

1

How can you account for all occupants in the structure?

It can be accomplished through a effective secondary search in the areas that were involved or exposed to the fire or smoke

2

What are the greatest factors that will drive the tactical decision making process?

Location and extent of the fire

3

What is the only tactic that should delay locating the fire?

Obvious critical rescues

4

The process of reading smoke assist officers and crew members of what?

Fires exact location, size, and potential for rapid spread

5

How is the interior rescue problem typically addressed through?

Aggressive primary search for life and rapid fire extinguishment

6

To support the rescue effort maintaining the integrity of what will be necessary?

Stairwell along with effective ventilation

7

How many companies are sufficient to handle task in any one apartment unit?

2. Typically one engine and one truck or rescue

8

The section of the building containing the fire between the stairwell in the firewall should receive priority for what?

Laddering

9

Ladders for rescue and egress should initially be placed where?

In the front and rear at the fire floor and every floor level above the fire

10

Letter placement is based on what?

The location of the fire and or location of occupants in immediate danger

11

If fire is showing from the bedroom windows crews should ladder what?

The balcony

12

If fire is showing from the balcony ladders should be placed where?

The bedroom windows

13

Ventilation at garden apartment fires is most often accomplished in which way

Windows and balcony doors

14

Vertical ventilation may be warranted when?

The stairwell becomes charged with Hi heat and smoke

The fire is on the top floor

Fire has entered the attic or cockloft

15

The interior exposure problem should be addressed through what?

Rapid containment of the fire

16

The exterior exposure problem should be addressed through what?

A combination of a coordinated interior attack, exterior attack, or protecting the exposures with a hose stream

17

What is the first engines positioning and assignments on a apartment fire

Pool pass the involve structure or stop short allowing room for the truck to have the front

On scene report

Layout report

Size up

Situation report

Initial attack line

Search as the line is advanced

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What is the positioning and actions for the second engine company on a apartment fire

Water supply for the first engine

Second attack line

Check the floor below the location of the first engine

19

What is the apparatus positioning and initial actions of the third engine on a apartment fire?

Secondary water supply

Check for extension

Visual inspection of the side opposite of the first engine

Line to the floor above

20

What is the positioning and initial actions of the fourth engine company on a apartment fire

Complete the secondary water supply

RIT

21

What is the positioning and initial actions for the first truck?

Position on the fire front with the first engine

Proceed to the fire floor

Forced entry

Search

Ventilation

Ladders

22

What is the positioning and initial actions of the second truck on a apartment fire

That should opposite of the first truck typically in the rear

Proceed to the floor above the fire

Forced entry

Search

Ventilation

Rear laddering

Possible roof operations

Check the attic

23

What is the position and initial actions of the rescue company on an apartment fire?

Position away from the structure

Forced entry

Search

Ventilation

Ladders

24

It will be imperative for units first unitsto clearly establish The best means of what?

Access to the fire area

25

Where should the turntable be positioned of the first truck company on a apartment fire?

Either directly in front of the involved a unit or upwind from the involved area

26

If the opposite side access is not available the third engine companies should position where?

At the end of the row closest to the involved unit

27

When there is no access to the rear the additional truck should position where?

On side Alpha in front of the uncovered exposure ground ladders and truck operations in the rear will remain a priority

28

In general apparatus should position which way preferably on which side of the street?

Position in single file and preferably on the fire side of the street