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One of the fastest and safest actions to protect the victim and affect the rescue is to do what?

Extinguish the fire or position a hose line between the victim and the fire


In order to effectively address the exposure problem the engine officer must have a good idea of what?

The location and extent of fire as well as potential routes of fire travel


The introduction of any additional ventilation into a structure will do what?

Increase fire intensity and fire spread


Before any ventilation takes place the ventilation team must answer the following questions.

What is the location of the fire

What is the current ventilation status

Will adding additional ventilation openings affect fire conditions

Where is the hose