Category Archives: TACTICAL PROBLEM

Tactical Fire Problem – Hazmat Spill At School

This week The Tactical Fire Problem is a Hazmat Spill in Front of an occupied school.

15 gallon metal can, unmarked, small growing pool of liquid and obvious off gassing and vaporization.

1.) Give your report.

2.) What resources will you need?

3.) Give 3 ways you will attempt to identify.

4.) What are you doing with the students and faculty?

5.) What agencies need to be contacted and notified?


Tactical Fire Problem – Motel

This week The Tactical Fire Problem is a motel fire in daytime hours.

This is a non sprinklered facility.

1.) Give the initial CAN report.

2.) What additional resources will be requested because of the nature of the occupancy?

3.) What are you going to do about the auto exposure to the floor 2 balcony?

4.) As the IC, how much time will it take you to get a primary on a 32 unit motel?

5.) What is your plan for displaced transient fire victims?

Tactical Fire Problem – Attached Garage

This week the Tactical Fire Problem is an attached Garage fire.

1.) Where does the first line go? What size?

2.) Because this is fairly modern construction what considerations should the IC have?

3.) What are the contents of a garage in a high end suburban neighborhood?

4.) Looking at the setback and grass area, how much line could be need for the stretch? Is it a pre-connect or more?

5.) What tactic does your department use for managing residential garage doors?

Tactical Fire Problem – Stone House

This week The Tactical Fire Problem is a old stone farmhouse.

1.) Give a basic CAN report.

2.) What impact will the stone construction have on your interior fire attack?

3.) No openings and windows on the B (Bravo) side. What is your way out if you get trapped?

4.) What is the attack strategy here? How many lines and where?

5.) What else do you notice on close examination that could be a challenge or a problem?