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  1. MORE "WHADDA YA MEAN BY THAT!!"

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jul 1998

    MORE "WHADDA YA MEAN BY THAT!!" BY TOM BRENNAN Hey, just what do you guys mean by OVM and VES? Outside vent man (OVM) was the term given to the old tillerman when we lost tiller seats with the one-piece truck companies. The tillerman

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

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    Horizontal ventilation, based on the speed and the location of the fire. -Hydraulic? -Positive pressure? - Outside vent man ? Vertical ventilation-fire is in topmost floor, attic, or cockloft. -Can we vertically vent from this roof

  1. SEARCH

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 May 2004

    partner, would begin venting. The fifth member, the outside vent man (OVM) would begin outside vent duties, which could ..... the outside team, consisting of the chauffeur, outside vent man , and roof man, would ladder the building from the

  2. The Orientation Pause

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 May 2009

    also hear the building reacting to the fire with falling ceilings, weakened floors creaking, or the sound of the outside vent man (OVM) breaking glass. Based on the OVM’s position, you can help determine your position relative to the fire. If, after

  3. Truck Company Functions

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Mar 2008

    forcible entry and search and rescue. Driver operator and his jumpseat firefighter ventilation. The fifth firefighter outside vent man and the tasks associated with that role. Truck operations are an absolute necessity for a successful fire attack again, whether you have

  4. Break the Failure Chain with Competent Leaders

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Oct 2007

    story apartment building with a peaked roof. The search team went in; the hoseline followed to the front door. The outside vent man saw the stretched line and took the window. The roof team was delayed getting to the roof, because it had to go

  5. Engine Company Assignments

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Oct 2008

    pump operator, officer, and nozzleman. With more firefighters responding, a backup man, a hydrant man, an outside vent man , and a driver’s assistant may be added. The last three positions mentioned would usually comprise the second team when they are available

  6. GETTING TO THE REAR OF THE BUILDING AT STRUCTURE FIRES

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Nov 2003

    companies have standing orders or procedures to ensure that a member assigned to a certain riding position (such as an outside vent man ) or an entire company (such as the second- or third-due engine) report to the rear or at least do reconnaissance

  7. INCIDENT ASSIGNMENTS

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Aug 2004

    is the rapid intervention team (RIT). The truck has search (for the fire and for victims), ventilation, and outside vent man (OVM) responsibilities. The first-due ambulance supports the suppression efforts where needed. The battalion chief

  8. TACTICS FOR THREE-PERSON ENGINE COMPANIES

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2003

    things. Once the fire is located, it should be darkened and the closest window should be vented first by the driver ( outside vent man if possible) and subsequently by the nozzleman (with the nozzle). While this is occurring, the other firefighter

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