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At a wind driven fire in a FPMD after a alternate strategy has been successful who can give permission to enter the public hallway?

The IC
Operations sector chief
Fire sector chief

1

At a wind driven fire who goes down the public hallway to close the apt door?

The ladder officer and one member of the FE team

2

At a wind driven fire in a FPMD the member that stays at the stairway door while other 2 members go down the hallway is on what side of the door?

The hallway side to act as a beacon. As long as it defiantly a wind driven fire.

3

At a wind driven in a FPMD fire who is responsible for control of the stairway side of the of the door?

The engine officer controls this side

4

At a wind driven fire in a FPMD after the ladder officer controls the fire apt door what do other members waiting at stairwell do?

The engine co advances down the hallway with a charged hose line to apt door and the remaining truck member also advances to apt door.

5

At a wind driven fire in a FPMD after a curtain has been deployed and both truck and engine are at the fire apt door who must enter the apt first?

The engine to protect members with the line

6

At a wind impacted fire what are 3 things that affect the fire?

Size of the window opening
Fuel load
Stage of fire when window failed

7

What does normal wind behavior look like?

Up and out
Anything else is wind impacted

8

What should the roof man do to simulate wind on the floor above?

Open apt door and window to simulate the wind

9

How should an exterior stream be directed?

Always at the ceiling
Deflect off ceiling

10

When your going to use a flanking attack for a wind driven fire in an adjoining apartment how would you do this?

Make a hole at the exterior wall only big enough for the main stream tip to fit and direct the line at the ceiling

11

If window and door left open in a wind impacted fire who do you need to ask before entering the hallway?

IC or fire sector

12

If at a wind driven fire the window has failed, open who enters the apt first? And who must they communicate with?

Open= engine first
Must communicate with members above for conditions