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Vehicle Fires: Assessment and Response

Tue, 1 Nov 2011|

Larry Holloman, retired battalion chief from Winston-Salem (NC) Fire Department, discusses response to vehicle fires.

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Today we'll be talking about the equal fires would be talking about how all. You may yes and -- -- respond to these vehicle buyers and what actions they should take. We'll be talking about apparatus placement. Would become an -- -- assessment. We'll be talking about our control any state which meant and how each agency can interact with one another. For successful conclusion to the vehicle far. The response to -- -- fire is the same for all responding agencies. There are three priorities that every agency -- here today. For successful conclusion. To the vehicle back. Like safety incident -- my hand. And property conservation. Are that three priorities. For idiots that but especially for vehicle five. These parties apply -- are all responding units while all five are Indian millions. Lying -- -- safety. Must. Be your number one priority. At a vehicle fact. In many obstacles. And hazards. They can cause problems. That's why -- The number one priority. He has life safety in all instances. The first Iraqi unit should focus on the entire area. To get good analysis. Of what is taking place. When -- life thank you always remember. The safety are responding person -- is first and four months. It responding personnel becomes integrated capacity and some -- They're not going to be able to help the people victims that are involved into the -- five. The first arriving -- -- -- -- safety for -- sales as well as the victim. Needs to analyze the situation with the goods that use. So it's not to put himself in jeopardy sometimes running hit strong into an incident. Can cause more problems -- he can help. In determining this these safety you also want to keep in my. The hazards are obstacles that may be a -- home. Bystanders. Pedestrians traffic are always a problem that the first Iraqi unit has to contend Leah. There are exposures that you need to look for the exposures could include buildings could include. Telephone -- could include include power poles they could include other vehicles that are in our around the area. More than a lot actually most of your exposures. But in a vehicle fire will be other vehicles. And pedestrians and bystanders that are trying to help. You also need to be aware of leaking fuels that are there until you can at dinner about what these fuels -- our. You need to make sure that you stay away from that fuels and you -- -- standards and pedestrians. Out based fuels. As the first arriving -- A law enforcement officer can make sure that bystanders. And others are kept away. If you are first responder for minorities -- medical. Are from fire department it's imperative that you keep the -- standards and those that are willing to help. A -- becomes a liability issues that could be there for you. May issue -- that you are the ones that are taking care of the incidents. Don't let outsiders. Take care of your instant. Its citizens in CS I'm helping you do your job. Politely but firmly encourage them to move back that you're trying you know what to do. They could become they could put in sales and -- And unsafe situation. While you're insuring the safety of the bystanders and others that may be trapped -- Inform them of the danger zone and make sure that they understand that they can help out more about being away. And reduce the liability to you and your -- agency. While you're moving the people to make sure that there -- -- safe -- Look at -- and the surrounding area and trying to determine what may be a hazard or obstacle forty. These -- -- are going to include. The exposures. That may be therefore you look for power -- Look for -- that might have been knocked down if there was a risk involved before this fire. Make sure that you had the area is secure before you -- As -- million people in this album is the danger area. Look for the leaking fuels that are higher gasoline. Is extremely flammable. And it's important that you see and recognize it by keeping away some of the ignition sources that may be out there. People smoking -- power runs all of those things ignition sources for the fuel that -- there. Look for other fluids that may be leaking. From -- they hit this could include headed for east and -- while these are not as flammable they can be a concern from a health standpoint you. And into the response and to the responding people and -- and to -- that first responder. Differentiate between a leaking fuel and a fluid that may be safe for you. You can use your census mail gasoline has a very distinct odor diesel fuel has a very distinct odor. And you should be able to determine if he's seen those things don't move in through that close to -- they hit. Remember that your life is most important. You have to make sure that you are able to help the -- if you're not able to determine that it's gasoline. Diesel fluid in it could be an embrace our poll and that is a little more site bifida glued to help update -- that may be trapped in the. Always remember that every vehicle fire is different you have to make the determination. As to what -- saying. For even you have to comply with your standard operating procedures that are in your agency. That you have to determine. Are you willing to risk your life. To help that other person. It may be safe for you to -- -- and it may not you'll have to make that determination. Based on the incidence and what you said. One factor -- -- first -- you want to consider the ambient temperature. In the summer it's much higher and gasoline to -- not more readily than he can't in the follow our early spring he. Temperatures extremely import. About eighty or ninety degrees gasoline on the street can and not much quicker than -- -- forty degrees on the ground some -- So be aware of your surroundings and know -- -- You have to make that determination as to whether there's a possibility. Of an ignition source close. Make sure that you look at everything it there's a significant amount feel the grass now. Be very very cautious about Boeing's -- that to help a victim. It is industry. You don't want to start tracking gasoline everywhere all over this lead it potentially could be a crime scene that you could have more problems. If he does -- -- that you become part of the problem but Gaza the gasoline that could be on your issues and you lose. May have gotten on your clothing so be very very careful it's easy eagle leaky fuel especially the definitely. And it an especially in summer. When he's really hot when it's about not great. Ultimately there's no hard are fast rule to determine what your actions should be. In a vehicle it's leaking fuel our people that's involved in fact. Look at the situation. Evaluate. And make -- -- usage. As a law enforcement first responders if you're the first to Iran obviously and you made the determination that you're -- able to. Axis of victim. -- Begin to set a perimeter. They're no car are fast distances all the parameters you have to make that decision based on the the -- it's placement. Is -- involved in -- -- just -- You have to determine. What is -- yes. What is the best approach. To the incidence that you're working we. Establishing a perimeter. Will -- at 360. Degree perimeter as allow enforcement person. Make sure that you determine what -- safe zone -- You can do that. But assessing the situation and the area that you read. Remember not to -- restrict acts sales for the other responding vehicles that are coming -- Emergency medicine might want to -- and and looked to see and had the the -- say yes. -- will come the end with an apparatus placement. To make sure that they -- in the best position to extinguish chief hour. All our. As a first responder. Identification of that high the -- that's involved. We'll help determine the severity of the unity that he could include a call our. -- -- Our truck and trailer. All right truck hauling some kind of container that could have product. That product could -- -- kind of hazardous materials. Liquefied petroleum gas compressed natural gas oxygen. Any of those kind of things emergency response -- that it becomes a valuable tool for easily in this case. Also remember that pickup trucks carry unknown cartridges. So if they're involved there could be an unknown caller. In a pickup truck. Using the emergency response -- the. Will help again about the product and provide information. For public safety. And emergency response. It that they Hickel is involved in -- what you did in fact that they vehicle it's important to know the area. That's involved. Is the -- the engineer in the trunk area. The passage area or is it -- -- under care -- It is a vehicle that's transporting product. The container could be involved in fact this is where your emergency response GAAP book is extremely important for -- Lakers' should be -- the containers that are transporting the product. Using the emergency response got. You'll be able to look it up -- and determine. What product are what classification of product is involved in far. He will give you. The exact actions that you can should -- he terms -- sitting -- perimeter. Public safety. Extinguish -- Control. If you have troubling case -- the placards. Obviously. The further away you are the better you're gonna date. -- eighteen and -- nine to any of your emergency response. Will help you identify the type of container which may also -- you determine. The plaque -- he only. And what product its transport. If you're law enforcement or emergency medical services and -- the first to a rabbit and they kfar you might have a fire extinguisher -- -- -- He could be a class a extinguisher. A class -- extinguisher. Or a classy extinguisher. You probably have a combination. And ABC. Extinguisher in -- unit. Be careful if you choose to use they have become the fire could grow and he could overwhelmed -- that -- or may not be enough. Put you to -- or even control the fire. So listen here's the situation. And you make the determination if you're comfortable all are -- the incident dictates that you can move the end. To control -- fire extinguished the fire with your fire extinguisher. Wait for the fire department to come if you cannot decide what -- saying for he. If law enforcement arrives on the -- first. And they're unable to control of are all our axis of victim. Focus on the perimeter. Make sure you are controlling traffic in the immediate. And surrounding area. Place your vehicle in a position. That it won't need heat -- say yes for -- ask our for a fire apparatuses that may be economy. Remember that these responding -- can be coming from different directions. So place your vehicle in a position that you won't have to move it and -- And that you become we -- To the other agencies that are -- Emergency medical she Begin patient care if the situations. Permit yet if there is no -- -- leaking fluids. Analyze carefully. And determine your safety against the victim's safety. If you are able to Begin patient care but remember. That law enforcement we will be controlling traffic and the other responding units. And -- will lead there. You're gonna have to make the determination if you are able to help that victim and -- if that victim -- If our is the first to a -- they can determine if they the maxis is necessary. All are aren't they going to be able to control the fire and waiting for Emergency Medical Services to -- -- patient assessment. Every instance saying his dynamic. As part of this -- -- that you're also -- determining what resources economy. And what you may need. Law enforcement may need an extra call our our motorcycle -- They usually comes to investigate the traffic accidents that are dire EMS may need another unit dependent on them. The incident sale than what they say. Firemen need more units they may need a hazardous material -- But the thing to remember about the incidents seen -- and resource -- he has. Call for things both follow what you need him. Remember the old axiom it's better to have home and not need them they need him and not happen. So call for resource is very very early -- you're able to solve the problem in a more expedient manner. The incident commanders should always be kept -- -- warm -- resource needs says that he or she. May be able to column for those resources in a timely manner. And it also helps in the duplication. Of -- is an example of the SR tow trucks a lot of times the law enforcement will call for a tow truck. And a fire arm will -- -- -- and to tow truck drivers from different companies show. -- we have a problem who's gonna tell the goal if we have a little communication. With the incident commander wants the -- -- cure -- -- Is just stopped. Did were able to make sure that we got the proper resources that it. Apparatus and vehicle placement is extremely important in a vehicle fire. If law enforcement its first to a -- on the -- he used -- 150 foot rule. Parking in front -- are -- Honda the April UPD -- your direction our response. Analyze the situation. But leave act say yes for the other responding units. Emergency medical -- to stop a hundred feet the feet away. But you may move a little closer depending on the victims and they the Maxi yes that you may need. Fire department will respond directly to the C. If the vehicle is on fact. It that they -- is not fire the fire department needs to respond a little closer and set up for the potential of a fire. On a -- road -- straight. They usually two lanes again if law enforcement is the first two are wrapped stop the vehicle -- 150 foot. Away from the vehicle. Remember that other responding the Eagles are coming. And that -- can't be from different directions. So place your vehicle. Out of the way. Emergency Medical Services that come -- and -- position there and it's a 150 feet away but they may have moved closer did indeed now. -- say yes for the victims that are -- On -- parkway. Are an interstate. You'll have three lines are four lanes in which to work. Place your vehicle a 150 feet away allowing next -- for the other vehicles that are coming. Once that they -- are at play here you may block -- one of the lines to provide more protection. For you and the responders. Another important point for responders to remember. When you're responding to that the -- fact never draft through the area. We talked about the leaking fluids that may be on the ground leaking fuel that may be on the ground. -- dropping through the years you contaminate your vehicle which may be transferred to outfit them deep you need to -- -- -- our help that victim. Never draft through the area if -- law enforcement. A medical. Travis stay away from the area so that you don't drive into that area. We easy -- hundred -- the foot rule. If you can stop a 150 foot and stay out of the area it's important to you remember not to drop to -- The area. The fire department's response. They should protect and shield. There apparatus he's usually bigger than an ambulance bigger than a police car. So it's important that they he's there apparatus. It -- placing their vehicle to help protect and shield the responders that may be working in that area. Fire department also needs to remember not to draft -- that area also. They need to remember to place their apparatus in a position to help shield the other responders that might be working in the area. But also -- act -- yes for eight great yes if law enforcement needs to leave. -- when an ambulance needs to lead to transported victim. The first Iraq and you should always. Establish command of the -- It's important that the -- command system be established. So that I'll responders know that you're working within that framework. Sometimes -- enforcement. -- our Emergency Medical Services. Don't require him to announce and initiate. The incident combined. -- fire departments should establish innocent man all of -- -- Command should be established. And -- clearly you -- responders. Who is in control. Of that incident. If he isn't warrants. You probably would won't to establish a unit -- complain and I'll want to -- -- three agencies that are -- All fact and -- come together in -- unified manner. -- sure that the situation. Is control. The different agencies must learn to work together knowing their roles and responsibility. In most cases the fire department. Wilson the incident command -- But it is important that all fire and he amassed get together -- trying before he's -- cars. So that everybody will know and understand the incident command system. And recognize their place the roles and responsibilities. That they'll have to play for an actual answer that. The more the volunteer fire service emergency medical service and law enforcement trying to get -- before these incidents occur. The better they're going to be on the seat. The incident may appear to be a fire incidents. But it very possibly could be -- -- where law enforcement would need to take the lead in the incident command Rowell. He could be a situation with so many victims that emergency medical may have to take control of this thing for -- while. The more you rehearse the more you train with it's been compliant and you know fact -- -- -- The better you're going to be able to solve the problems that you honestly out there in the street. Make sure that everybody knows their -- roles and responsibility. Put your -- what's that remember the victims. Need our -- Once with the -- and got our vehicles and place. It that the eagle -- fact we have to consider a fact that -- law enforcement its first to a rat. They may -- their fire extinguisher. And ABC extinguisher. Al. And see if they can control the fact if not. And they need to leave the extinguisher in the car and set a perimeter to protect the citizens and bystanders. That are that are controlled look. Traffic flood control act say yes for the bystanders. As well as the other responding units that are there. Helped to -- appellation that perimeter. If emergency medical first on the -- focus on things right. Look at the entire -- determine. What you can -- prepare yourself. Forty victims. That may be home this -- but also remember that first responders can become victims also. Prepare for the if fact I'm in his first -- -- -- saying. If -- volunteer unit that are responding in your personal vehicle. Play shoo people out of the way so that the truck can come in with a hose in the water to help extinguish the fire this -- Focus on c.'s safety. Idea reminder -- What do well hang out what you let me what can effectively solve this problem in the nice safe manner. You won't pull it least and each and three quarter attack plan. That should be the minimum. That a fire department she eased to extinguish. A vehicle fire. Always approached the vehicle. And -- forty -- degree angle. This allows you better -- say yes and also a better visual on the -- Note where the fact yes he's the fire in the EG an area. Is that far in the trunk area is the fire in the passenger are under -- -- area. Approached the vehicle. Using a strange strange. And as you get closer. Change the pattern on -- nozzle. To a fox strange. -- All of the close compartments. If the lid is closed open if the -- is closed opening. Open all doors opened and from the -- Not from the front. Once they're open. Prop them open with that school are some piece of equipment to be sure you're safe. Remember the first priority for all responders. -- personnel. Safety. Do everything possible. To ensure that say. All of the person -- that we operate on that -- Constantly monitor the area. Law should constantly be aware of the perimeter that they -- say it. Our department may ask them to expand our contract that perimeter. To make it more -- -- Anders. He emergency medical needs to look at the entire area not just focus on the victims that are -- -- needs to constantly look for eating -- -- Easily keep fuels. That are here. Watch for tires when tires become you did. You had the air under pressure. They can explode. See you have to be aware guys work around the tires they could explode when. Disconnect. All air bags if you working you know our round vehicles that had air bags trying to disconnect the battery. But also remember just becomes the batteries this connected. That doesn't mean that the -- will not get -- Take precautions for those that are working in south of the court. To prepare than sales for the deployment. -- -- back. In the new cars today you could happen. Arty and air bags the airbags could be deployed from. Steering -- From the dash. From -- he had. From the back they can be deployed from the number of various disconnect the batteries. -- air bags and protect all parts of -- that are working in our around that area. In half hour situation. Remember that the air bags can't they get all the -- -- -- back the fire can heat something they policies they him. Did you -- Remember that some of the new cars have gas operated shops. Then shot could be you know who it. They can be in -- trunk. They can be in -- hatchback. The gas operated shops could explode. Remember that the shops are the -- and taking extreme -- to keep those cool. Disconnecting and if you have a chance. Bombers also may have shocks in the end. They can explode gearing up our attack are the extinguishment our control. Of the fact. Make sure you stay away from the front and the back bumper of the goal -- you're operate. Law enforcement needs to remember understands that this that the passengers. Are the driver side of the vehicle. Emergency Medical Services. If they're working after the fire's extinguished. Doors -- trunks should be propped open and they should stay away. From the bumpers. And the tires that are there. Remember that general stability. Of the vehicle. If the vehicle has not been stabilized in some way. It must after a fire's extinguished. And you're helping a victim. This can be done not change wrapped around injury. A chain wrapped around another vehicle he can also be done with wouldn't creatively he -- creating is not a viable. You he's 82 -- thing that that will help stabilize that the goal. Remember vehicle stability gearing up our and then after a -- control he's extremely important. For the safety of all the person I -- that are working in and around the area. Be aware of those -- are just game. -- enforcement may be. Email -- may be other fact -- may just be standing in the area you are responsible for their safety. -- issue -- they are in a safe area as you complete the operas. Once the fire has been controlled and extinguished. You need to be aware -- -- and -- victims. Victims that are in the vehicle. Can be accessed. And -- war. Don't forget that sometimes and of the vehicle fire. It was involved in a written before it became a fire you can't victims that were -- Checked the area -- the entire area for eighty victims that are -- Protect all the victims in the -- Remember we talked about. The -- effects. You can control. Putting something over there are air bag restraint systems that you can put over the steering wheel. And the dashboard to protect the victims in the case that they deployed unexpectedly. Do everything you can't to protect the victims after the hour it's out. Extinguish the fire as soon as possible control the fire before you extinguished the fire. Extinguish that fire as soon as possible. Start medical care as soon as possible. Remember and safety of the person -- you know. Know that I'll try out RPM victims that are there. You have to -- serious these victims very carefully. This is where -- -- -- -- command will come into play. Because emergency medical may be wanting to access those victims at the same time that -- -- -- It's cutting our caring. Our -- -- are even still controlling the fire and extinguish the fire always remember when you're protecting did the victims. Protect the victim with a sheet. Our blanket. Constantly talked to him while -- in the area. Tell them what you don't let them know what is happening -- that they don't know what to expect. Fire department should be a -- The emergency medical may be starting that the east. May be administering oxygen. You gonna have to work together. To make sure that -- -- say yes and treatment he's being carried out and -- An effective -- In preparing for a risky of a victim that may be trapped -- he end. Make sure that victim is -- last. Make sure that everybody working on this and he -- what is happening in formal law enforcement we are about to -- and entire we movie edition extinguishing this fire in a few minutes. Emergency medical should know that we are going to be ripping the car cutting the car to -- you better -- so yes. To the victim says that you can -- that a more safe and effective. Victim care. Security state allows the date them and make sure of the safety officer is doing a constant wall around all -- that vehicle. To ensure the safety. Have the tactic play. Do we need to animal will it won't creativity. Do we need to change this -- so that it doesn't roll downhill since it's not gonna turn over so we can war with the victims that are there. And -- you have the victim for any of the vehicle. Transport that victim as soon as possible. In dealing with a large vehicles are containers that are transport containers. Of different product. You have to -- priorities. Life safety. Instant stabilization. And property conservation. That -- -- placement is different from large vehicles. And containers that are transport. You -- to stop your vehicle at least 500. Feet away. From ED vehicle. Our container that's -- transport. Remember. That you've got to protect. And shield person -- From the potential problems that come from the all that. It may be in this large can -- Park healed and we had if possible. With large vehicles and containers that are being transported. Remember 500 feet may not be applicable to the situation. You gonna. To determine the college Eagles at Bally's. And a lot of things that -- -- that 500 feet. They used -- hundred feet as the standard distance to start. If a product is leaky. 500 feet away. Track to again fat that product that can be done about -- -- that's -- the container that is all of the vehicles. If possible. Try to find the drop wrote that that he called who knows exactly what he or she is holly and are able to kill you. What the product yes what happens when it's exposed a year. Make sure that you eliminate. All ignition sources. From -- product -- -- leaky. This will be difficult but you're emergency response -- is another great deal. For you to determine what the ignition sources hour. It will also give you again all what distances you make -- -- -- -- and work in safe manner. If the vehicle on the container its own fire. Use the 500 -- standard. Stay away from that -- Once you have -- in fact the product. Its own fact. You can determine what action should take law enforcement should focus on saints safety. Establishing a perimeter as they asked McCain and using radio communications. Most of the large vehicles in the -- -- Use the interstate. You're able through communications. To block interstate. To stop the flow of traffic to that won't hinder the operation. If you can live more than -- a hundred feet back that's even better. That make sure that whole perimeter is is clearly. And now so everyone knows where you are. Don't forget just north and south authorities that way yes used to parameter to this it's -- to Mike Hsu everybody -- news. Where they -- are. Try to -- XAS for the appropriate unit that can help solve the problem. If it's on -- this is going to be the fire department. He may also include. A hazardous materials vehicles are a group of hazardous materials vehicles are several teams that have to come again. The determination. To allow with the -- Coburn. Will calls more problems. But I'll always remember that that might be to say -- way to solve the problem. If you're law enforcement. Our emergency medical and the vehicle is -- are involved in far. Wait for the fact our. Every fire apparatus should carry a set of binoculars and that they can -- -- -- product. From a from a long distance. All police cars are law enforcement vehicles may not -- binoculars. That would be a good addition to the a large container that's involved with fire you're better able to use that 500 -- that standard. To stay away from the problem again the father product through the plaque in the system that's there -- Alternative -- the Eagles are different. An ordinary fuel gas and diesel fuel. The priorities of the -- and life safety instance -- possession and property conservation. You need to look for -- to help you identify it as an alternatively fueled vehicle. Law enforcement and fire department personnel. Should look for those markings in the form of the these deep talented beyond the bomber could be on the trunk could be on a passenger when their -- the rear wing that. It's somewhere there and it will again it is and alternatively fueled vehicles. This vehicle could be -- battery field they Hickel. He can be -- compressed natural gas -- -- a liquefied petroleum gas. Or it could be some form of Greece this converted. Into -- fuel. But there should be something there -- market. Not all personal vehicles are require you have the marquee. Then -- hiatus and alternatively fueled vehicles but look for those markings remember to -- it first in the trunk area. All career wind -- our own a rear side. An alternative fuel vehicles. Is very important to locate where -- tank our -- areas with that fuel. Most alternative fuel vehicles the tank is mallet and the trunk. He could be mounted on the flying under the -- Eight could be mounted in that they end of the -- Found that can Tyner and you'll be able to it -- about the fuel. Remember to check for the markings that help you again about what that fuel yes again the bar cookies can be in the shape of the DKL. May be on the trunk may be only a win this some wire. I doubt what the field list through identification. If you're unable to locate that. They will tell you what kind of alternative fuel you're dating we have it in once you had everything under control look in the trauma. Look at it attached to the frame -- if you daily with the pick up look in the the end of the truck. If law enforcement is first on the scene and recognized the car that's involved with fire as an alternative fuel vehicles. The best thing that law enforcement can do -- establish a perimeter and get people back allow the fire department coming in with their special equipment. To extinguish the fact -- -- should take the -- well state that and allow the fire department to come again with water with -- home. Whatever they need to make sure they can control this alternatively. Fueled. Vehicle. As a fire department idea that each and three quarter is the minimum -- that should be eased. For attacking -- and alternatively fueled vehicle. You again want to move into you -- attack -- and a forty fat degree angle. This again allows you to see the -- better to see where it is coming from. Remember to identify the areas that the fires most involved -- the judiciary at the trunk area the passenger area. Normally in an alternatively. Fueled vehicles the -- -- will be even our new year the trial period. This is the cult most of the contenders that carried the alternative fuel are mounted in the trunk. All our -- the frying. Depend don't know what that fuel is for this alternatively fueled the goal. You won't -- either start with a -- are a strange fruity. The fuel would determine what she -- with a compressed natural gas you -- to control the flying. But keeping it away as far away from the responders as you can -- You may need -- thought patterns. A strike -- may help you better it is it's does the city. And where the fact it's most prevalent. -- our office and will determine whether it bought -- straight. Street is necessary to be Ian. Controlled the flying before extinguishing. It. In an alternatively if you feel they -- goal. You have to remember to control the flying. Because you may not be able to extinguish it as soon did you can't with the gasoline fuel vehicles are diesel fuel vehicle. Once you have the flying controlled. Going to -- -- extinguish the flying. If you cannot extinguish the plane you may have to access the container that the fuel is eat him. And -- the supply the fuel golf. To extinguish the fine. This can be done in a number of ways. Depending on what that -- -- -- years and what the fueling yes you may be able to turn back now he may be able to cap it. But make sure you control the flying to protect yourself and the other responders. Once you have the -- and extinguish. Accessed. Her trunk. The engine area. And to come. Passenger compartments. Very carefully. Prepare for a re not being out of fuel if you aren't sure that you have it checked out completely. Check and secured the area for all leaks in the -- In -- Safety. Is the first priority. In the at the end of the vehicle fire. Safety is the ongoing per hour. -- safety. First. Always. He constantly. Aware of your surroundings. Don't late -- things surprised -- Watch for fluids watch for fuels. Watched for about spenders. Watch for the stability of that vehicle. -- amber you got to complete -- operation. Look for -- of the potential hazards that are there are obstacles that will -- EG. From having a successful conclusion. To the vehicle fire. He sure that you hit place -- apparatus and all of the vehicles in the proper place. Chicken help all the victims that are -- -- -- Remember. Anybody can become a victim in a vehicle -- he may be the victims that that victim may be in the vehicle. He could be one of the responders. Are Abbas standard could become a victim. Prepare for these things. Constantly monitor your operation. -- enforcement had you've got the perimeter established. Is it secure. Do you need to use by -- that perimeter do you need to contract your program. Emergency medical. Are you sure you had that -- -- bat all the patients and victims that are there. -- -- -- -- -- -- And aren't you -- he could transport him. Make changes in your operation and -- stop what you do. Assess the safety of your personal mail. And the victims. And -- then -- Monitor your person -- -- for saying actions. Don't allow him to do any thing that is unsafe. And you will have a successful. Completion. To -- vehicle --

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