Flashcards in TB 156, Hillside Homes Deck (32):
Initial size up for hillside homes
Number of floors
Floor with lowest elevation
Three Categories for hillside homes?
Extreme Fire behavior shall be attacked where on hillside homes
Shall be attacked from a portal of entry at or below
back up team responsibility during offensive attack
Back up team has hose line in place before descending
Organization of floors
Descending. Sub level 1,2/ sub 1,2
Ascending division 1,2
What mode is a Soft target classified as?
successful operations include for hillside homes
strong command continuous
accurate size ups
most dangerous category of hillside homes is?
one of the biggest challenges with fires in hillside homes is?
gaining access to lower floors from grade level
what tactics should be considered if building makes it impossible to attack the fire at or below the lowest floor?
provide limited and focused application of water from the exterior
what should be taken into account when dealing with construction features?
layout and floor plan
ventilation hole over an interior stairwell should only be initiated?
after fire attack team has descended the stariwell to the fire floor and communicated the progress
priorites when placement of initial heat hole
location of the fire, coordination/comms with fire attack and interior conditions
tactic for applying water stream from exteriror?
through windows with visible fire showing
when should a common portal be used by fire attack, back up and all other interior resources?
until water has been applied on the seat of the fire
on multi story cantilever hillside homes that have no doorway access from sub levels require an operational risk assessment to determine?
how long the fire has been burning
if a second company arrives on scene and cannot locate or is unable to communicate with the initial IC, that officer shall?
assume and announce command and take actions to confirm the safety of the initial IC
multi story cantilever hillside homes that have no doorway access from sub levels require and operational risk assessment to determine?
how long the fire had been burning
if a 360 degree survey is not possible due to the steepness of the drade, size of structure, or other factors, before communicating a subsequent size up, the first arriving officer will?
attempt to visualize as much of the building as possible
the LAFD practice that any hillside home that has one or more floors below grade will access shall be attacked whenever possible from?
a portal at or below the origin of the fire
on hillside homes this focused application of a straight hose stream is intended to?
reduce the potential for flashover
the tactic of applying a water stream from the exterior on a hillside structure shall only be utilized?
prior to companies initiating interior operations
with hillside homes, fire attack, backup fire attack and all other interior resources shall?
utilize a common portal of entry
`which of the following is not considered one of the highest priorities when determine placement of an initial heat hole for vertical ventilation?
building construction and layout
in an effort to develop the appropriate level of situational awareness for all responding resources at a hillside structure fire, the first arriving officer shall?
give a comprehensive size up and complete a 350 degree survey prior to the advancement of any hose line
regardless of a cantilever construction or descending hillside home, the floor at street or drade level would become? and the next level below grade would become?
division 1; sub level 1
if it is impossible to attack the fire at or below the lowest level, what should be considered?
softening the target
where can a ventilation team select a location when placing a ventilation hole?
over the stairwell
a ventilation hole over the interior stairwell should only be initiated when?
after the attack team has descended the stairwell to the fire floor and communicated the progress of the attack.
fire attack, back up fire attack and all other interior resources shall utilize ?
common portal of entry
the thermal imaging camera ,TIC, has limitations that are important to consider, the primary one is?
offers little or no indication of this hazard on the floor above the fire