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  1. Drill of the Week: Apartment Fire Attack

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Nov 2008

    By Forest Reeder This week's drill challenges the fire attack team to select the correct type and length of attack line to go to work on an apartment building fire. Several alternatives exist for

  2. A CASE FOR AN INTEGRATED RESCUE DEVICE IN TURNOUTS

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2004

    whereby initial arriving fire companies are required to have two members stand by for a rescue effort in case the initial attack team becomes lost, trapped, or incapacitated. Fire departments across the country have implemented standard operating

  1. Firefighter Training Bulletin: Size-Up

    Online Articles

    Fri, 3 Oct 2014

    You know certain tasks need to be accomplished and crews to accomplish these tasks. You know if there needs to be an attack team , a rescue team, and whether there needs to be a RIT or RIC team. You need to know if the structure must be ventilated

  2. Fire Dynamics: A Typical Example of Smoke Curtain Use

    Online Articles

    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    fire and feeding it, the first attack team used a smoke-blocking device ..... into the door frame, the first attack team entered the fire compartment with ..... staffing and equipment). A second attack team was ordered into the stairwell

  3. The Fire Attack-Ventilation Connection: Street Considerations

    Blogs

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    line. With the door open, the attack team tried to make an advance from the ..... In the other structure, the attack team controlled the door. There was ..... and communicated properly to the attack team . The longer the stretch, the

  4. P.2 ~ The Fire Attack-Ventilation Connection: Street Considerations

    Blogs

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    needs to be coordinated with the attack team . The study showed that when vertical ..... vent team going to the roof and an attack team accessing the fire floor, the only time the vent team might beat the attack team to the respective operational areas

  5. The Fire Attack-Ventilation Connection: Street Considerations

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    line. With the door open, the attack team tried to make an advance from the ..... In the other structure, the attack team controlled the door. There was ..... and communicated properly to the attack team . The longer the stretch, the

  6. Firefighting Techniques: Lead Length or Weakest Link?

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    them wisely. Exiting the cab masked up may deprive the attack team of this crucial benefit. (1) Momentary contact was all ..... will make it difficult to offload excess line. If the attack team has already entered the fire compartment when the hose

  7. Wildland Firefighting 101

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Jun 2014

    behavior. Weather is the only condition that can change without warning. Any command officer responding with an initial attack team of personnel and engines should anticipate the fire conditions based on your personal knowledge of the area and the

  8. Outside Vent Firefighter: A Critical Role

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 5 Mar 2014

    windows to the fire room too early may lead to heavier and hotter fire conditions. Fire venting from a window with no attack team in place may spread through autoexposure. The OV firefighter should pay attention to houses that sit close to an exposure