Five Minutes in the Street:
The View from the Front Seat
Let’s take some time to discuss the mission critical issues related to effective observations of an occupancy and the building structure upon arrival. In this case, we have nothing showing from the curb side of the street, however what is it that we’re seeing? Whats obvious, what isn't. What are our concerns related to what I see, or what I can assume. Look over the image depicted.
Let’s start some discussions and dialog related to any number of the company operational assignments that may ne necessary to be assigned and carried out.
Let’s also discuss and identify the;
• Let’s also discuss and identify the;
• Building features
• projected construction type(s),
• construction systems,
• fire loading,
• occupancy load,
• live safety
• movement challenges,
• laddering issues,
• ventilation profile,
• suppression profile,
• building and occupancy risk profile and factors,
• manpower, staffing and company needs,
• apparatus placement, positioning, access
• forcible entry,
• access, egress,
Or anything else you'd like to point out and get some feedback on....
Are you starring to get the picture? This is an open forum for critical observations, discussions and assumptions. It’s the “What if….” We may throw some issues affecting a fire or other response criteria later, for now, let’s see how well you can assess, analyze and profile this occupancy…….
I've added an aerial view to further along more discussion. Again, this is a single family occupancy....