This week the Tactical Fire Problem is a leak from a gas cylinder transport truck.
1.) Identify your initial actions.
2.)How do you identify the product?
3.) List three possible solutions that can improve the situation in a crowded and congested area?
4.) Explain the challenges of handling as gaseous leak as opposed to liquid or solids or powders.
5.) What other agencies or resources will be needed here?
Our guest will be Fire Lt. Al Studt who will give an overview of the USNG System and give a presentation on how it can be used even on a daily basis for firefighters.
This week The Tactical Fire Problem is a house fire.
1.) What is your C A N report?
2.) Looking at the front yard is there an extended stretch just to reach the building? Do you train for this?
3.) What will you do about the overlapping fire on the would frame building?
4.) How will you rescue the civilian?
5.) What additional resources will you need at this incident?
This week The Tactical Fire Problem is about an auxiliary generator at a carnival or other outside venue.
1.) How can you safely approach this incident to determine the power output?
2.) What is the best method of handling this? What is your extinguishment method?
3.) What actions would you take to determine what amusements are powered by this?
4.) What are the potential problems that could result from this?
5.) Could you have fire develop in other places remote from this?
This week the Tactical Fire Problem is a crowded street scene.
1.) What is your normal response for this type of incident? Would you upgrade that response or not?
2.) What challenges are caused by the tight parking and sidewalk access?
3.) What side do you attack from?
4.) What other concerns might be present here?
5.) What will you do if the fuel tank fails?
This week the Tactical Fire Problem is a house fire.
1.) What is your initial C A N report?
2.) What are you thoughts about the civilian calmly standing near the front steps? Obviously you will talk to him, but what could it mean?
3.) The fire has breached the top of a Bravo side window and it has not breached the window on the Alpha side. What will happen when that front window breaks?
4.) Where does your first line go?
5.) What is your action plan after the first line?
This week the panel will review a training prop and will be led in the discussion by the developer Shawn Bloemker. This prop is an extremely interactive way to demonstrate some of the principles of fire behavior.
This week the tactical fire problem is a construction dump truck with extended tire fires.
1.) How much water and how many lines will this take?
2.) Can you see what is in the truck bed? How would you size this up?
3.) How much fuel is in that saddle tank?
4.) What hazards can you expect from this incident?
5.) What will that yard look like after water application? What effect will this have?
This week our tactical Fire Problem is a leak at an odorant station on a gas pipeline. If you are unfamiliar with these facilities do some research into the product, potential pressures and the chemical Mercaptan.
1.) If the leak is before odorant you will not smell the gas. Is your meter calibrated for methane / propane / ethane?
2.) What is your plan for a high pressure (600-800 psi) leak?
3.) What are the properties of the product?
4.) What is your relationship and familiarity with the contact people you will need to interact with?
5.) What will happen if this is just a Mercaptan leak and not a gas leak?
This week the panel will weigh in on what are some characteristics of a “professional” fire department.
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