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What is the most basic principle of firefighting?
Human life takes precedence over all other concerns
page 1
If you can't rescue and extinguish at the same time which comes first?
rescue comes first
page 2
concept 1
If you don't have enough manpower to do all tasks which do you do?
Those that protect the greatest number of human lives
page 2
concept 2
Who do you remove first? Who is in the greatest amount of danger first?
Immediate vicinity of fire first, above next, then probably the top floor because smoke and heat will accumulate there rapidly.
page 3
concept 3
When enough manpower is there what do you do?
You must perform a coordinated fire attack.
page 4
concept 4
Ways to reduce life hazard?
Which is most often the best?
Remove victims, vent to draw fire away from victims, confine fire to an isolated area, best put out the fire.
page 4
concept 4
When there is no life hazard how do you operate?
DO NOT unduly endanger firefighters lives.
page 5
concept 5
What is the sequence of actions for an engine crew?
locate, confine, and extinguish.
page 5
What the six directions of fire spread?
Left, right, ahead, back, up and down.
page 6
Protect exposure or confine fire in building and why?
Generally confine in building because fire spread within a building is faster than spread to an exposed building.
page 6