"-VES is specifically intended to be used on a specific target room within the occupancy in which firefighters believe the victim to be located. In short, you know the victim is, "in that room right there".
-VES is a very specific tactic…"
"-Mike, several respondents have mentioned the same option you propose. I will reiterate a comment I made earlier in the discussion here in case it was missed.
-I understand that limitations in manpower cause us to become creative in our solutions…"
Interested in how you feel about transitioning from a VES to an Oriented Search of floor 2 while your Driver/AO puts up ground ladders to the high target areas ahead of your Officer and tailboard fireman. Granted the conditions…"
"I have to 100% agree with this. I know that everyone operates differently, but the only time the PPV comes in for us is for burnt food on the stove, or when we're SURE that the fire is out. We have mostly balloon frame construction, and also…"
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This was a fire in our nieghboring town of East Haven. The photos were taken by BC Paul Norwood of EHFD he is also a member of this group and could tell you more, my crew and I vented the roof at this fire. follow this link to see all the photos, right colum all the way to the bottom.
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