Tag Archives: house fire

Mayday!

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You are arriving as the Rescue Company (FAST) on this working fire. Reports are that a mayday has been transmitted on the second floor for an Engine Company of 3. They are reporting heavy fire conditions on floor two, low on air and they are separated/lost. What are you actions? You are a crew of […]

What’s Next?

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Shortly after arriving on shift you are dispatched to a residential structure fire. You are the first due engine company and will be arriving on scene with the ladder as shown in the picture. Neighbor states that a family of six lives there and the time is 8:05AM. Your next due engine& chief are approx. […]

Multi-Family Dwellng

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Let’s start off Monday right with a heck of a working fire. Dispatched as first due apparatus (Whatever you are assigned to) for working fire. It is 1:30AM with a hydrant 75 ft away from the front of the structure. Unknown occupancy with second due engine/first due truck company about 6 minutes out. What are […]

Worker….

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Once again enroute to a working fire. Dispatch advised multiple callers. Hydrant is 750ft from the structure. You have heavy smoke showing from a couple blocks away. You make the turn and this is what you have. Car in the driveway and nobody outside at your arrival. What are your actions? Second due engine is […]

Long driveway….

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Today’s questions is in regards to fire attack down long/narrow or obstructed driveways. On homes with very long and often narrow driveways, what are your companies actions to get water onto the fire? Many of these situations it is impossible to gain access down the driveway leaving anywhere from 100-1000ft+ of distance between your truck […]

Screen Print Shop…

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Time for a little commercial action. Smoke showing from a “screenprinting” shop. Apartments above up to floor 8. Time is 530 PM. You are first on scene (responding on “your” apparatus type) of this working fire. No idea on occupancy numbers above the fire. What are your actions and why???  

Occupied…

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Telephone contact lost….What are your actions and why?

“Vacant”

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OnĀ vacationĀ in Tenn, but that doesn’t mean the scenarios stop. You are dispatched to a working fire that is reported “vacant” prior to your arrival. You arrive as the first due engine with the nearest hydrant over 2 miles away. Nearest engine is 10 minutes away. What you see is what you get…..What are your actions? […]

Behind the 8 ball….

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You are a little behind the 8 ball on this one. You are responding to an adjoining fire zone. (1st due units are tied up on another call) Multiple callers on an apartment fire. You are on the first due engine and will be responding with the truck company from your station. Next due engine […]

Multi-Family Dwelling!

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On today’s scenario you are dispatched to a working fire in a multi-family occupancy. Hydrant is at the entrance (250ft) and your next in engine and truck company are 4 minutes out. No further information was provided….It’s your time….What’s your actions.

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