Part 1: House Fire, Persons reported
With a crew of 4 if working from hydrant supply
If no hydrant supply available, use crew of 5 and portable pump working from open water
Working from water supply, through flaked feeder, throught the pump, a LPD to the objective
Hydrant within one length, objective within 30m
Officer to carry out size up (360/Interview/Hazard Assessment)
Hose crew to establish LPD with bight and carry out pre entry checks. (Flow, pattern)
Hose crew to don and start up and make entry,
Time #1 at crew making entry
Time #2 when tank refilled
Part2: Mayday Procedure
On completion of part 1 Instruct crew to declare a Mayday
BA Team "Mayday Mayday Mayday, Who, Where, Mayday Mayday Mayday"
ECO "Pass your who where what message"
ECO Start up BAET
BA Team "Who Where What message and lowest pressure" activate DSU
IC/SC Take charge of situation
Mayday timing from declaration to deployment
Ladder timing from siting to ladder ready to climb
BA Start up time is averaged across group
Crew of 4 including Officer, SFF, QFF, FF to don and start up BA from standing with the BA set on back.
To slip and pitch the medium rescue ladder.
Find the Emergency Response Guide on Appliance.
Search for UN number 1790, What is name and explain how do we deal with it.
In your own words can you explain the key principles of the safe person concept?
What are your personal responsibilities in regards to the safe person concept?
Using the BA duration wheel at 290 bar at 32 mins past the hour, define the Time Due Out, RI & RA.
State the emergency signal and what crews must do upon hearing it?
What is the minimum cylinder pressure? (BELOW 270 for 300 bar/ 180 for 200 bar)
What is the minimum Re-entry pressure? (150)
What does the process “Size Up” involve?
- 360 observation
- information gathering
- hazard identification
- potential for escalation?
Describe what each letter of the memory aid RECEO relate to.
R- risk to life, search and rescue required.
E - exposures, exterior exposure protection required.
C - containment, interior / exterior cut-off required.
E - extinguishment, interior/exterior attack.
O - overhaul, ventilation, investigation, reporting.
Describe what each letter of the memory aid SHURTS relates to.
State 3 of the 5 circumstances when a safety Officer must be appointed?
More than 16 personnel on fireground.(all agencies)
Live fire training
Hazsubs where a hot zone established
High rise operations
Unusual or unfamiliar incident ie cliff rescue,silo etc
What must a Safety Officer do once appointed to the role?
Don the appropriate Safety Officer jerkin,
Monitor operations to ensure that tactics employed are not exposing fire fighters to undue risk,
Recommend actions to eliminate, isolate or minimise hazards.
Maintain a log of hazards, controls, actions and communications.
Report findings to OIC Fire.
Locate the Officers notebook (Aide-memoire) and identify the priorities and considerations for a hazardous Materials event from the book.