Flashcards in Positioning Deck (8)
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.
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
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
What is the positioning and the initial actions for the fourth engine company.
Position out of the way
Supply water to the third engine if necessary
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
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
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
Or ground ladders