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Direct Fire Attack

Mon, 8 Feb 2010|

Joe Berchtold reviews tips for stretching a line into a structure towards the seat of a fire and fire attack.

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Until -- and in today's training minutes. We're gonna talk about direct fire -- Indirect fire -- The Firestone small or any incipient stage firefight -- Spezza line into the building. -- in cedar fire is possible. -- -- they call phone -- to -- charts once the wind starts it will open up and moving to the fire area. With the direct fire attack you'll be eating at this heat of the fire -- to cedar fire with the fire series the cool explains the burning fire. Flood. -- extinguish the fire. -- will then moving for overhaul and finally -- with. As firefighters movie to -- final it's being with me they must constantly -- the surroundings around and make sure that not caught off guard by any means. Fire or fire that they have not yet determined -- detective. What state extinguish the fire -- Opel ventilation. There will be any overhaul process. What state dot finally -- -- with me it will continue to ventilation process and the overall process. Always constantly being where the conditions around them for any type of teams that -- -- there. With this direct fire -- firefighters are crawling in it staying low staying on that he missed out. They -- -- role in this supposedly and for the fire possible without the lines are. And yet it would seek you don't want to overextend themselves by getting to Bart you close -- -- that -- those lines. Once there -- positioning got a call for the line beats are. They need to also keep the line street about ten feet behind. Need to keep the -- -- bottom of about eighteen inches. In the back of -- needs to be no more than three feet behind -- -- right. Once they got the line charts they're going to lead the line out of any air and -- that they've been adequate flow water. It then don't make sure they have the right pattern on -- in this case for direct attack it right tight for the fight pat. -- will and it sure that doors unlocked and if necessary -- the -- It will they use the -- -- the hose stream which is approximately 25 to thirty feet but I do not necessarily have to get right on top of the fire before opening line. They're going to open -- line and extinguish the fire. -- the -- have been extinguished they're gonna call for ventilation. But to be formed by ladder company or -- company. They will then movie reform overhaul and salvage operates. Until they have finally things. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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