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The fire occurs in a small, 540 sq. ft. Frame bungalow.  The alarm is sounded at 0630 hours on a Sunday morning.  As in the photo, there are vehicles parked on the “D” side of the structure. 

“Attack” has been assigned to the first due engine.  Your crew is assigned “Search”. 

Develop a search plan including entry point, where you will start and end up the search.  Also include search type and any other considerations.

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Comment by Kevin Dippolito on December 31, 2014 at 10:28am

Chief,

Based on the floor plan you have attached, there is only one door in to the house. That being the case, based on the time of day and vehicles present, I would have my crews enter side "A", do a quick sweep of the living room area, but get to the right-rear (C/D corner) bedroom as fast as possible.

In addition, although your floor plan doesn't show it, the second floor windows on side "A" make me suspect they may have converted the attic to a living space, possiblY a bedroom, so I will be looking for a set of stairs to the second floor next.

Lastly, the raised front porch & steps tells me there is either a basement or a crawl space, so that too will need to be searched if it's a basement. The outside vent crew should check for bilco doors.

Stay Safe and best wished for the New Year.

Kevin Dippolito 

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