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The importance of _____ cannot be stressed enough in successful fire ground operations and accurate size-up activities.

Pre-fire planning

1

Because of the inherent dangers associated with vertical ventilation, it is essential that ladder crews continually _____ their activities in relation to the building and it's condition.

Size-up

2

If the fire is contained to the attic and interior of the structure is clear, maximum conversion in the attic space can be accomplished by keeping attic intact and using a ________, or by making a hole with a _____ into the ceiling.

Penetrating nozzle

1 1/2"

3

It is recognized that ladder company placement on commercial structure fires is always with the _____ case scenario in mind.

Worst

4

Ladder apparatus placement on commercial structures will be ______, regardless of strategy (except when aerial rescue is a priority).

Defensive

5

When spotting an apparatus, consider what is ______ versus what is ______.

Left to burn

Burning

6

It is recognized that ______ is the number one priority of all fire and emergency situations.

Rescue

7

The placement of aerial apparatus to conduct rescue operations from elevated or hard-to-reach places will be the ________.

Highest priority

8

When conducting rescue operations from elevated places, such as apartment buildings, hotels, etc. priority in ladder apparatus placement is given to the _____ ______ first, not fire suppression activities.

Rescue effort

9

Metal clad buildings should be ________.

Vertically vented

10

All tractor drawn/tillered ladders: no personnel on the _____ of the ladder during ladder pipe operations.

Tip