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  1. Maintaining a Sharp Edge: Ladder Company

    Online Articles

    Fri, 18 May 2012

    improve our basic ladder company skills. Maintaining a sharp edge in the ladder company may be challenging ..... many skills basic ladder company functions require ..... generally down. Even ladder companies in busy areas may

  2. Assessment Center Strategy and Tactics: Ladder Company Operations

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Aug 2008

    second-arriving ladder company , may have the opportunity ..... The point is that ladder company placement is critical ..... assessment exercise, ladder companies must be placed to ..... task of an arriving ladder company that is often measured

  1. Response: Our department has more than 12 years of experience in the application of PPV. All ladder companies now carry two high-volume fans. We believe in early

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Aug 1999

    the application of PPV. All ladder companies now carry two high-volume ..... procedures (SOPs) direct the ladder company officer to plan to use it on ..... later-arrival sequence of ladder companies at most fire incidents in Phoenix

  2. Exterior Team Operations

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Mar 2010

    success. A minimum four-person ladder company can divide into two major elements ..... minimum means that additional ladder companies are needed or some tasks may ..... support structure (i.e., ladder company tactics), the fire attack is less safe

  3. LADDERING THE FIREGROUND

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2001

    this is truck work, but what if two ladder companies respond? Perhaps the first-due ladder company should be the inside team (forcible ..... greatly overtasked on the fireground. As ladder companies arrive at the scene with two- and three

  4. Safe and Effective Aerial Ladder Operations

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2003

    assigned to a ladder company must have a ..... concern of all ladder company members whenever ..... also apply to ladder companies arriving at ..... second-in ladder company should spot ..... staffing, when ladder companies in some areas

  5. Getting the Most from Horizontal Ventilation

    Online Articles

    Sun, 1 Mar 2009

    every fire: “ Ladder Company , ventilate the building ..... communities today, the ladder company is not the first ..... inside prior to the ladder company ’s arrival. You ..... ventilation when ladder companies are not on the scene

  6. Getting the Most from Horizontal Ventilation

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Mar 2009

    every fire: “ Ladder Company , ventilate the building ..... communities today, the ladder company is not the first ..... inside prior to the ladder company ’s arrival. You ..... ventilation when ladder companies are not on the scene

  7. The RIT/FAST Engine: Operational Guidelines

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Apr 1999

    fire. Progress is slow because of severe conditions. The ladder companies are searching, forcing doors, and checking for extension ..... HOSELINE. Most FAST teams consist of members equipped with ladder company tools such as axes, halligans, search ropes, and other

  8. Suburban Ladder Company Operations

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Mar 2008

    operations. Employed properly, engine and ladder company personnel will work in unison and increase ..... any civilians awaiting rescue. The ladder company is more than an elevated master stream ..... afterthought. Ultimately, an effective ladder company is comprised of an adequately staffed