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Flashcards in Fires in timber framed buildings under construction PN818 Deck (5)
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1

What are the hazards associated with Fires in under constructed timber frames? (6)

Rapid and unexpected fire spread
Rapid collapse
High radiated heat levels
Large quantity of smoke and embers
Poor access and egress
Heat exhaustion

2

Who will inform station personnel of a timber frame construction?

Regulatory Fire Safety

3

What considerations should be made to the PDA?

Increase of a pumping appliance, include a HL or HVP

4

Provided there are no rescues what should the IC consider?

Defensive Fire-fighting

5

Can fire-fighters access scaffolding?

Yes, but only to affect an immediate rescue

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