Flashcards in Resources For Mid-rise Fires Deck (19):
What are the responsibilities of the first due engine company?
Position in proximity to the building but do not block access for other apparatus
Method of water supply
View as much structure as possible
Bring rapid entry keys and retrieve building keys in the fire control room or other designated location
Check the status of elevators and HVAC systems
Check the annunciator panel before proceeding to the reported fire floor
Proceed to the fire floor and then get some
In addition to the hoseline the first two engine shall take what tools?
Forcible entry tools
What units should proceed to the fire floor?
First engine and first truck
Should elevators be used by the first arriving company?
When can later arriving companies use the elevators?
When the first engine or truck or rescue has climbed the stairs and has assessed the fire floor situation the engine officer will revise command if the elevators can be used
If smoke conditions are found in the lobby personnel must determine if the fire is located where?
Located on the lobby level or possibly on the floor below or in the elevator pit
If the buildings standpipe connections or not located in the stairway but are present in the hallways it is best to use the hallway connection on what floor?
What are the responsibilities of the second engine company?
Establish water supply
Report to the Fire floor to assist the first engine and placing the first hoseline in service
Prepare to deploy a second Hoseline
Who should be stationed at the standpipe outlet in the stairway as a rescue team for the first engine in the event that they are needed?
The officer and firefighter from the second engine
What are the responsibilities of the third engine?
Position on the opposite side of the building from the first engine
The officers should report conditions from the side opposite of the first engine
Obtain a secondary water supply
Supply the rear FDC if present
Advanced a hose line to the floor above the fire
What are the responsibilities of the fourth do engine?
Tcomplete a secondary water supply
Where should the first truck position
Side alpha or the side with fire showing
If smoke, fire, or victims are evident in within reach of the aerial device the aerial should do what?
Be raised to access the unit involved
The latter should not be placed to a window or balcony showing fire unless there is someone at the location in need of a rescue or the elevator master stream tactic is being used
If the apartment or unit is totally involved the aerial should be raised to the adjoining unit
What tools should the first truck company bring?
Set of irons
Hydraulic door opener
What is the first truck normally responsible for?
Determined and communicate the location of the fire
Coordinating the evacuation of fleeing occupants
Remove obstructions hindering fire attack and hose line deployment
The truck or rescue squad she'll open the ceiling on the fire floor to expose what?
What are the responsibilities of the second truck
View as much of the structure as possible
Position opposite the first truck
Assess the need for elevated master streams
Take note of one direction and strength
Bring rapid entry keys
I didn't find the evacuation stairway if not already done and make sure it's clear of smoke
Communicate any previously unreported conditions
Proceed to the floor above the fire
What tools should the second truck bring?
Set of irons
Hydraulic door opener