Flashcards in Truck And Rescue Tactics Deck (13)
What are the initial actions of the first arriving truck or rescue company?
If the rescue company and truck company arrives at the same time who will be generally assigned the task of forced entry and primary search?
On second and third floors what is the most efficient means of accomplishing horizontal ventilation?
By placing a ladder against the building and climbing with the pike pole that will reach two or more windows
What are the initial actions for the second truck company
To assist the first truck company with accomplishing their assigned task
Checking for extension
Make a visual inspection on side Charlie
What is the main objective of the rescue company?
Search and rescue
Where will the search normally begin at?
In the area where the fire is located or the area directly above the fire or sleeping areas
What are considered the two most dangerous areas to be searched?
Close to the fire on the fire floor
In the area directly above the fire
What are the areas most critical areas to be Searched?
Means of egress
And sleeping areas
What should be considered if the fire has possession of the stairs or the first floor?
Introduction of any additional ventilation into the structure will increase what?
Fire intensity and fire spread
Before any ventilation takes place the ventilation team must answer the following questions?
What is the fires location
What is the current ventilation status
Will adding additional ventilation openings affect fire conditions
Where is the hose line
Members must be independently supported when operating on light weight construction. What is a viable and safer option to vent the roof area?
Then the gable ends of the roof