Flashcards in Section III - Chapter 2 Deck (77)
Being _________ and _________ for things to happen before requesting resources or before moving on-scene resources close to the fire can be disastrous for Command Officers.
reactive and waiting
The impact of time factors can be greatly reduced by placing personnel and equipment in the _________ Area.
Staging Area (normally two floors below the fire)
Officers should know that _____________ with _____________ is critical at a high rise fire.
rehabilitation / rehydration
Staging reports to the ___________ ____________ in the initial phases of an incident. If, and when, ____________ is staffed, Staging reports directly to the ___________ Section Chief.
Incident Commander / Operations / Operations
Staging is a designated area to pool and quickly deploy ___________ and ____________ in proximity to the incident. It is also established to manage and _________ the _______ of personnel and equipment to the upper portions of the building.
personnel and equipment / control the flow
Staging will also provide previously assigned companies an area for ______________, ____________ exchange and ________ ______.
rehabilitation, equipment exchange and first aid
__________ should be a priority on all working high-rise incidents.
Normally on a high-rise incident, Staging is located ______ ________ below the fire to minimize the time distance factor.
A _________ ________ shall be established in Staging to provide medical treatment / rehab care for incident personnel.
As a minimum, the following will be performed when implementing Staging during a high rise incident:
* Verify ___________ of Staging with the IC/Ops
* Maintain a complete and accurate record of resource status for ______________ _______________.
* personnel accountability
Staging personnel must control stairwell access and prevent arriving companies from?
If possible, open windows for ______________ of the staging floor or have blowers set up to establish ___________ ___________ airflow.
ventilation / positive pressure
Ideally, a separate radio frequency should be used for communications between IC/Ops and Staging for ___________ ____________, and a different channel should be used between Staging and Logistics / Base for _____________ ___________.
resource deployment / equipment requests
Plan the layout of the Staging Area using the following guidelines:
* Use ________ taped to walls to identify specific areas
* Use open storage rooms for fire department ______________
* Control reserve and rehabilitating personnel in ____________ _________
* separate areas
Plan the layout of the Staging Area using the following guidelines continued:
* Maintain a separate stockpile of __________ and ___________ equipment
* Place ___________ equipment well apart from _________ equipment, preferably at the opposite end of the established Staging Area
* Place equipment ready for use in areas closest to _____________ ascending to the fire floor.
* reserve / expended
* expended / ready
Additional companies directed to Staging should bring priority equipment from _______/_________. DO NOT COME TO STAGING ___________ ____________.
It may help the Staging Area Manager to operate from a Staging Responsibility _______-_____ ________ for smoother operations.
The ______ area serves as the primary point outside the structure to which responding resources report and from which resources receive their initial orders for entering the incident.
The Base Manager reports to the _________ _________ Chief or to the IC if _________ section has not been activated.
Logistics Section / Logistics
The IC can initially assign an apparatus _________ to Base, but the IC should designate a ___________ to manage Base at any escalating high-rise incident.
driver / company
The Base Manager must maintain communications with the Resource Status Unit (Planning Section) to ensure?
accountability of resources within the incident
A Base Manager should ensure that Base resources (apparatus, equipment, and personnel) are requested ?
before they are actually needed
The Base Manager must control ___________ as they arrive at Base.
Park apparatus at ___________ _________ to allow easy access and egress in Base.
diagonal angles (\\\\\\\)
Make sure the apparatus ___________ remain with the vehicle(s) so that they may be moved when other apparatus need to pass by.
Establish a priority order for deployment of personnel and equipment to the incident: ________ _____ ___________ are always the first priority.
SCBA air cylinders
The responsibility for Lobby Control at a high rise incident are ___________.
The Lobby Control Unit Leader shall report to the Logistics/IC the number of? And?
floors in the building (based on elevator floor indicators)
and whether the elevators have been recalled
Who is responsible for the control of fire department personnel and civilians entering and exiting the building?
Lobby Control Unit Leader