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What is the position and initial actions for the first engine company on a single-family dwelling fire?

Position to allow for rapid advancement of hose lines

View as many sides as possible

On scene report, layout report, size up, take a lap, situation report

The primary action will be deployment of the initial attack line, search as the line is advanced.

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What is the positioning and initial actions for the second engine company?

Inshore a water supply

Inshore first line is operational

Deploy the second line

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What are the initial actions and positioning for the third engine company?

Position to allow the crew rapid access to the structure while maintaining access and egress to the incident for additional resources.

Prepare for providing a secondary water supply and visual inspection of side Charlie and report the findings to command.

Check for fire extension and possible exposure line

3

What is the positioning and the initial actions for the fourth engine company.

Position out of the way

Establish RIT

Supply water to the third engine if necessary

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

The preferred position at single-family dwelling fire's will be at the most strategic location normally in front of the structure

Ground ladders to the front and rear

Forced entry

Primary search

Coordinated ventilation

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What is the positioning and initial actions for the second truck company?

Position as close as possible to the scene

Assist the first truck with forcing entry, search, ventilation, and ladders

Preformed a visual inspection of side Charlie

Ground ladders and truck company operations in the rear will remain a priority

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What is the positioning and initial actions for the rescue company?

Position that affords rapid access to the structure but does not block other companies

Search and rescue

Forced entry

Ventilation

Or ground ladders

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How far back show you position from the latter company so ladders can be deployed?

50'