Strategy and Tactics Challenge


Photo by Harvey Eisner (Firehouse Magazine) Editor-in-Chief


Row Frame (Multiple Dwelling) 
Two story
Wood frame 
Fire Location:
Top floor spreading to exposure # 4

Challenge Questions

1. Destination of first attack hose line?_________________________

2. Destination of second hose line?_________________________

3. Portable ladder position?_________________________

4. Primary ventalition?_________________________

5. Aerial ladder position?_________________________

6. Primary life hazard location?_________________________

7. Interior fire spread problem?_________________________

8. Exterior fire spread problem?_________________________

9. Collapse hazard?_________________________

10. Worst case scenario?_________________________

Note:#1: "Fireground" designation system (clockwise) 1. is the street 2. is the left side ( as you face the front of the building) 3. is the rear. 4. is the right side.

Note #2: "Fire Building" designation system for row store/dwellings
Occupancies to the left of fire occupancy: Exposure #2; #2A; #2B; etc.
Occupancies to the right of fire occupancy: Exposure #4; #4A; #4B; etc.

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