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More Company Discussions:You Are the Boss!

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Deploy your resources accordingly through what ever a first alarm will bring you. If you want to expand your alarms, hey, have at it.

Company Discussion: Building Characteristics

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Some of you may have fought a fire or two in a building similar to this one or done an inspection at one.

Back to Basics Part 3: Assignments

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Know your assignments and do them. The best attack is a coordinated one when everyone is doing what needs to be done to accomplish the overall goal; safely get in and out after putting the fire out and removing all victims.

Cool Tool Ideas

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Using multiple tools can make forcing entry much easier and more effective, so it is beneficial to have more than one tool.

Fire Officer Basics: Part 1

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Although everyone is responsible for safety and identifying unsafe conditions, the officer must continually keep a watchful eye on conditions.

Dangerous Situation

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Do you know how to read the smoke and recognize the signs of backdraft?

Company Discussion: Vacant Buildings Cont.

Just because a building is occupied does not make it inherently safe if it is on fire. The same is true for vacant buildings; just because it is vacant does not make inherently dangerous just because it is vacant. It also doesn’t mean it isn’t occupied.

Company Discussion: Vacant Building

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We need to plan for and be prepared for fires in vacant buildings. How do you approach these and do you do anything different with these buildings?

Company Discussion Series

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Get your crew together and make your assignments. There’s a fire and we need to make assignments.

Building Collapse: Are You Thinking?

No the indicators of collapse and stay alert. Know your collapse zones and stay out them if indicators are noted. Collapsing buildings will kill firefighters. Stay safe.

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