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kevin joined Anthony Avillo's group

Fireground Strategies -- Test Prep -- Multiple Choice Scenarios

For those members preparing for a promotional exam or who just want to challenge their decision-making skills. Scenarios will be posted. Answers will be provided a few days later. Discussion or arguements can follow.See More
Mar 22, 2011
kevin commented on Frank Viscuso's group Operational Guides
"To Chief Viscuso....  When is your book being released? I pre-ordered from penwell week or so ago.   I am also curiuos to see your tactical work sheet. I'm a newly appointed captain that fills in  for battalion on vacation/sick…"
Mar 21, 2011
Timothy Bullard replied to kevin's discussion When to vent/smash store front wondow in the group Operational Guides
"I am in a little midwestern town with low staffing too. We are an aggressive interior (when appropriate) fire department, but many of these buildings...not worth our lives. Using "some water" can get us into situations where the fire cuts…"
Mar 9, 2011
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Mar 9, 2011
kevin replied to kevin's discussion When to vent/smash store front wondow in the group Operational Guides
"Tim thanks for your input,,   I like your Norman quote "Need for lots of Water"  I know our engine guys will pull 13/4" every time there is just Smoke ( no visible fire)  In my modest sized paid dept, the idea has…"
Mar 9, 2011
Timothy Bullard replied to kevin's discussion When to vent/smash store front wondow in the group Operational Guides
"Kevin, I just attended a class presented by John Norman on this exact topic. Allow me to channel the chief when I say, Depends! Can you attack the fire from the rear where it is located? Crawling from one end of a commercial structure to the other…"
Mar 8, 2011
kevin added a discussion to the group Operational Guides

When to vent/smash store front wondow

I have a sincere tactic question,,,When a fire is present in the rear of a taxpayer & the engine company is ready to mounted an attack. When should the truck crew take out the front display window to vent? after fire knocked down?prior to entering?Should truck crew back off venting window to avoid feeding the fire oxygen? See More
Mar 7, 2011
kevin is now a member of Fire Engineering Training Community
Apr 6, 2009

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