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Two factors that have repeatedly shown themselves to be problematic when firefighters are in trouble are :

Lack of planning to meet emergencies.
Allowing panic mode to set in because it is a firefighter who is trapped


Officer must make the decisions about what steps will be taken and in what order. A single person designated as:

Victim Removal Officer.
*not victim tracking coordinator-victims from debris*


Team uses them to guide them as a pendulum or fan-shaped fashion.
Distance of rope to be let out depends on number of searchers.
Two searchers most practical-8 ft arc.
If team moves towards last known area, becomes a _____ search.

Fan search
-targeted fan search. Variation of this is T-pattern.
-T-pattern for unobstructed areas like gymnasiums.