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First Due Questions-Saturday's Question

Are you guys ready for your Saturday question? Well here we go......

You arrive on scene to a first due working fire and during your walk around you notice one of these three signs on the A-side of the building. Your walk around concludes and you have fire showing from two story apartment building that had no sprinklers. Manpower is what your department would normally send on a 1st alarm. Any other info that you need please ask!

So here's your questions: 

Would you change your tactics upon finding the sign or continue on with your initial plan? And what thoughts would/should be going though you mind when you find the sign?

If there is anyone out there not familiar with these signs please let me know and I will explain. 

Todd Aldridge and Mark Benge, we will never forget you brothers!
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Comment by Michael Bricault (ret) on May 3, 2011 at 1:27pm

-Ok, I've never seen anything like this and after reading the link I gotta say, this really seems excessive and unnecessary for the fire service but....

-Like any other placard this information is just that; one piece of information for the responders to take into consideration and not the end all be all authoritative dictator of actions.

-Firefighter actions must be commensurate with conditions upon arrival and this placard is just one more piece of information to be evaluated based on a given set of conditions. 

Comment by Chris Naff on May 1, 2011 at 5:51pm

http://buildingsonfire.com/truss-and-engineered-systems-placards

 

Here you go guys, read this. It will explain everything. Stay safe!

Comment by Jeff Schwering on May 1, 2011 at 2:24pm
Chris Brother, not familiar with the signs, however, always up to learning. My plan may or may not change. Many other questions can come from this bro. I still do my job, Life and Property!
Comment by Michael Bricault (ret) on May 1, 2011 at 1:14pm
-Never seen these signs before. What are they?

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