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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. Fire Department Staffing: The Effects of Staffing Levels on Critical Decision Making

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Jun 2015

    meter and turn the gas off. The officer and firefighter on the RIT line are on the front porch feeding hose for the attack team . HOLD THAT THOUGHT. Because the engine company staffing levels are at three, the jurisdiction has just created a situation

  2. Fireground Tactics: The "Fireground Five"

    Online Articles

    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    point closest to the fire where a viable victim may be found. Searching for the location of the fire and directing the attack team to this point will help place a hoseline between the victims and the fire as well as the search team and the fire

  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. 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

  7. Combined Fire Attack

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    3 Gas cooling from the entrance door. As soon as the attack team reaches the entrance door, it applies a fog pattern ..... 4. Positive Pressure Attack on the Softened Fire The attack team should remain outside at the entrance door until interior

  8. Stretching and Advancing the Initial Handline

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    through the operation will make a great difference when the attack team reaches the fire area. Proper stretching and advancement ..... hoseline is inside the building and available to the attack team . A professional engine company should never stretch