Fireground Size-Up 2nd

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Learn how fireground size-up can make your operations efficient, effective, and safe.

Fire officers have many decisions to make when they approach a scene—decisions that could mean the difference between life and death. Pre-incident information combined with your on-scene size-up give the fire officer the advantage of knowing what to expect when arriving and operating at a fire scene. In this definitive guide to fireground size-up, author Michael A. Terpak gives fire fighters an in-depth and expanded review of 15 size-up points to help them make decisions that are efficient, effective, and safe.

In each different type of building referenced, Terpak covers the following points:

Construction concerns
Occupancy
Apparatus and staffing
Life hazard
Terrain
Water supply
Auxiliary appliances and aides
Street conditions
Weather
Exposures
Area
Location and extent of fire
Time
Height
Special considerations

by Mike Terpak, Deputy Chief and Citywide Tour Commander (Ret.), JCFD

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