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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Fire News: Four Die in Virginia Mobile Home Fire

    Online Articles

    Sun, 23 Dec 2012

    someone who escaped from the mobile home tipped off firefighters that people were still inside. "We put together an attack team with thermal-imaging cameras," he said. They went inside the narrow single-wide home. Four people were brought

  5. Firefighting News: OSHA Proposes Fine over Idaho Firefighter LODD

    Online Articles

    Thu, 14 Feb 2013

    fell. One of those falling trees killed Anne Veseth, 20, of Moscow. The citation, dated Feb. 7, said the initial attack team violated eight of the 10 Standing Firefighting Orders, including maintaining proper communications, being aware of

  6. B.L.A.S.T. the Fire

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    initial reaction and apply it to some practice scenarios. In most of the scenarios, the answer is obvious. If I am the attack team on a two-story, single-family residence with fire on division 2, I would prefer to have a backup team at the bottom

  7. Firefighting News: Idaho Organization Agrees to Fine in Firefighter Death

    Online Articles

    Sat, 23 Mar 2013

    original citation would have made it impossible for firefighters to do their jobs. The Feb. 7 citation said the initial attack team violated eight of the 10 Standing Firefighting Orders and took no action to mitigate 11 of the 18 "Situations That

  8. Tactical Building Blocks Questions Answered

    Online Articles

    Wed, 17 Nov 2010

    department. We teach an initial attack team to conduct the 360. This allows ..... only getting bigger, placing your attack team and the occupants of the house at greater ..... can result in pulling fire on the attack team , but you led me to believe that

  9. Fire in Sprinklered Texas Warehouse with High Piled Storage

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Apr 2012

    five minutes elapsed from the time the first attack team left the building until the second attack team went back into the building. This second attack team reported it could not return to its original

  10. Command Safety

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Feb 2011

    the rig radio. The three companies form the initial attack team that goes to work on the incident action plan (IAP). After ..... commit in the very beginning to a supervised interior attack team that puts a fast attack hoseline on the fire. We can