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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. FDIC 2014: Session: Engine Company Essentials: Getting Water on the Fire!

    Conference Sessions

    Mon, 7 Apr 2014

    in initial hook-up and standpipe operations, fold/deploy/stretch hose packs, and function as members of the attack team , working through nozzle, backup, door, control, and officer positions.

  5. FDIC 2014: Session: Engine Company Essentials: Getting Water on the Fire!

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    in initial hook-up and standpipe operations, fold/deploy/stretch hose packs, and function as members of the attack team , working through nozzle, backup, door, control, and officer positions.

  6. FDIC 2014: Session: Engine Company Essentials: Getting Water on the Fire!

    Conference Sessions

    Mon, 7 Apr 2014

    in initial hook-up and standpipe operations, fold/deploy/stretch hose packs, and function as members of the attack team , working through nozzle, backup, door, control, and officer positions.

  7. FDIC 2014: Session: Engine Company Essentials: Getting Water on the Fire!

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    in initial hook-up and standpipe operations, fold/deploy/stretch hose packs, and function as members of the attack team , working through nozzle, backup, door, control, and officer positions.

  8. Rule of Thumb: Use the Safest, Most Effective Path of Least Resistance

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jun 2012

    and burned at worst. Suppose an attack team is positioned at the door to a ..... to the exterior, away from the attack team . This is how it is supposed to ..... through the entry point of the attack team . Because of this lack of coordination