Tag Archives: residential fire

Roof Ops

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Should we be putting firefighters at risk during defensive operations?

Kitchen Table Tactics

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What have we got here? What is you size up? What is you first impression as you are driving up the drive about line placement and life safety considerations? What is your first action when stepping out of the apparatus and why? Are there any special tactical considerations that aren’t obvious? Venting where and why? […]

Company Training Discussion 2: Residential Fire with Exposure

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This is the response from the posting from the other day.  Our fried Fred commented with the following details: Assuming wood frame construction of main structure. Challenges: fire already past egress point at patio doors of main structure. Exposure of propane tank in backyard. Possible hazardous storage in garage. Garage may be block construction. 1st […]

Company Training Discussion 2: Residential Fire with Exposure

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Here is another look at a residential house fire.  What challenges might we have with this fire and where would your first attack line go?  Where would you put your second line and what size?  How would your size-up be transmitted?  What type of contruction are you assuming?  Post you comments and I will post […]

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