Flashcards in OG 5.24 Vent-Enter-Isolate-Search Deck (11)
Risk nothing for:
Lives and properties already lost
Risk a little:
to protect savable property.
Risk a lot to:
protect savable lives.
Who will have the responsibility to determine whether or not VEIS tactics or initial coordinated horizontal ventilation is indicated?
Outside team on the first due truck.
How can a fire attack crew reduce steam production when VEIS is being performed?
short bursts with smooth bore directed toward the ceiling.
What are the situations when VEIS should not be used?
1. when rescue profile is low
2. kitchens, living rooms or dining rooms
3. backdraft conditions
4. When flashover is imminent.
What tools should the outside team partner have during VEIS:
Pick headed Axe
What tools should the OV firefighter have when performing VEIS?
6' roof hook
As the OV firefighter makes entry for VEIS, what does the accompanying firefighter do?
1. ascends ladder and monitors with TIC
2. orients FF verbally
Where should you don your mask to minimize delaying entry for VEIS?
Bottom of ladder.