Flashcards in Fire Ops Deck (37):
What does RECEO-VS stand for?
It is important that the first in engine company officer communicate via radio if the building is or is not equipped with what?
If the mid rise building is equipped with a standpipe system the engine Company shall do what?
Supply the system
The standpipe system must be supplied regardless of what?
Whether the initial hose line is deployed from the engine company or off of the standpipe.
If the first engine company officer makes the decision to deploy the initial Hanline from the standpipe a declaration over the radio must be made for all responding personnel to do what?
Assume the high-rise assignments
If the decision is made to use high-rise assignments the officer should request what?
What will drive the tactical decision making process?
Life safety and location of the fire
What is the purpose of forcible entry?
Preform primary search
Advance attack lines
Check for fire extension
Once the location of the fire is determined the attack will normally being from where?
The stairway closest to the fire that contains a standpipe
What will determine whether the standpipe connection is made on the fire floor or on the floor below?
Conditions and the location of the fire
What will determine whether the initial attack line is stretched from the engine directly to the fire area or from a standpipe if available?
What floors should pre-connected lines from engines be deployed because they are faster to deploy and place in service?
Below grade up to the 3rd floor
The second line should be able to reach Where?
Location of the initial attack line or to the area above
What engine company on a mid rise fire should check the basement or floor below the fire to ensure the fire did not originate below the unit where smoke or fire is evident?
Second engine company
What are the two purposes for the line above the fire?
First is to protect the company performing the primary search of the floor above
Second is to extinguish any vertical extension
The line above the fire should be able to reach Where?
Reach the floor above the fire and into the attic or cockloft if required.
What engine company will be responsible for the line above the fire?
What type of stream should be used in the exterior exposure protection?
What should be a priority to shut down in the basement fire and a mid rise building?
If accessible officer should consider initiating the attack through what door to prevent smoke, and fire from entering the common hallway on a mid rise basement fire?
A exterior door to the fire area
When A fire has taken possession of a large area in a basement completely underground personnel should consider employee what kind of an attack?
A defense of indirect attack
During a garage fire in the mid rise building the interior of the building must be assessed for what?
Determine if the fire has spread to the living areas
If the fire has spread to the living areas from the garage where should the attack begin?
From the living area
During a garage fire and I midrise building what tools should be used to locate the fire before committing hose lines to a specific location?
Tagline and other available tools
What is the preferred method for securing a overhead garage door
Bending the track
During attic fires only primary search and aggressive salvage operations should be considered prior to doing what?
During a attic fire the fire is visible from the soffit area personnel should do what?
Perform a quick sweep of the soffit and Eveline with a hose stream
If a large volume fire is encountered it may be appropriate for the first arriving officer to address what?
The most severely threaten exposure immediately after life safety concerns are addressed
What are high priority areas to be ventilated in a midrise building?
The unit above the fire
Cruise searching above the fire should strongly consider having worked with them?
Charged hose stream
For vertical ventilation on a roof supported by lightweight trusses members shall be supported by what?
HVAC in the affected area should be shut down or placed in what mode?
What areas are the highest priority areas to search?
The fire unit and above the fire unit
If the location of the fire is not obvious and there are no known rescues search efforts should be focused on what?
Locating the fire
Ladders for rescue and egress should be placed where and in what order?
1- fire unit
2- unit above the fire
3- adjacent to the fire
4- any other unit where smoke is evident
What are the two reasons the bedroom window should not be laddered first?
When fire is showing from the window
If the latter would be exposed to flame from the floor below