Last week on the fireground we saw an example of how to perform multiple body searches with a single engine. This week on the fireground we will see if this is possible with a 2nd alarm assignment. Last week on the fireground we saw an example of a 3rd alarm assignment as well. This week on the fireground we will try to answer the following questions What size line are you going to stretch? What is your hoseline selection and where do you start? What is your staffing? Do you have the 3rd alarm? Does your organization have the 2nd alarm? Does your battalion have the 3rd alarm? If you are unfamiliar with the layouts of the hallways in each structure before this change in tactics, this can be a life or death situation.
If you are unfamiliar with the layout of the stairwells in each structure before this change in tactics, this can be a life or death situation. The first step in performing a search is to identify the hallway or entry way. If the stairwell is not clear, you need to know the access to the floor above and the floor below. Knowing this, knowing the number of people on the floor above and below will allow you to determine how many hoses to stretch and where to start.Disclaimer: The preceding content was generated by an AI algorithm, trained on millions of points of data scoured from the web. It is constantly updating itself, but while some of the information presented in this article may be true, none of the facts have been verified.