Flashcards in Size Up Deck (13):
This is a continuous process which contains various benchmarks and decision points where information is obtained during an incident?
What do pre-arrival size up considerations include?
Time of day
Class of construction
Water supply access
This report should paint a image of the building type and conditions upon arrival for other incoming units?
On scene report
What information should be included in the on scene report?
Position of the first arriving apparatus
What is evident upon arrival
This will allow the initial arriving officer to determine the possible location of the fire, the presence of victims, the best location for initial line deployment, and any obstacle present that may impede smooth fire ground operations?
The first arriving officer shall conduct what prior to implementing interior firefighter tactics?
What is included in a interior size up?
Amounts of fire
Interior building layout
Location of victims
Positioning of hose lines
Priority areas to search
What is an easy way to answer or transmit a progress report?
Locating a fire inside of the building is the responsibility of who?
The initial engine company officer
What is the most reliable indicator to a fires location?
Smoke velocity or speed
What is a good indicator of The fires intensity and proximity to the fires location?
How fast smoke is moving
What can you assume after opening the entry door and floor to ceiling smoke conditions exist, smoke often pours out of the opening at the top and rapidly lives and begins to drawl and at the bottom?
The presence of a significant fire that is relatively close to the point of entry