Truck Company Fireground Operations

Truck Company Fireground Operations Session Reference: 2 of 2 Topic: Aerial Apparatus Practical Activities Time Required: 3 References:    . Truck Company Fireground Operations, Second Edition, Chapters 2, 8, and 11...


Truck Company Fireground Operations

Session Reference: 2 of 2

Topic: Aerial Apparatus Practical Activities

Time Required: 3

References:

   . Truck Company Fireground Operations, Second Edition, Chapters 2, 8, and 11

   . Essentials of Fire Fighting, Third Edition, Chapter 8

PREPARATION:

Motivation:

Objective (SPO): 2-1

The student will demonstrate a basic understanding of setting up and operating elevated streams through a series of practical activities addressing the material in Session 1.

Overview:

Aerial Apparatus Practical Activities

   . Rescue using aerial apparatus

   . Ventilation using aerial apparatus

   . Hose operations using aerial apparatus

   . Elevated streams

Session 2 Aerial Apparatus Practical Activities

SPO 2-1 The student will demonstrate a basic understanding of setting up and operating elevated streams through a series of practical activities addressing the material in Session 1.

EO 2-1 Demonstrate the various techniques for rescuing a conscious victim using aerial units.

EO 2-2 Demonstrate the techniques of using aerial units to ventilate a structure.

EO 2-3 Demonstrate the techniques of using aerial units to support fire streams.

EO 2-4 Demonstrate the tactical use of an elevated stream.

I. Rescue Using Aerial Apparatus (2-1)

A. Spot the turntable for rescue from the window of a structure

B. Raise the aerial unit to effect the rescue of an unconscious victim from a window

C. Place the ladder or platform

D. Discuss an imperfectly spotted turntable

E. Remove a simulated trapped people

F. Remove a simulated victim using a litter

G. Utilize the aerial ladder or platform as a lifeline anchor

II. Demonstrate Ventilation Using Aerial Apparatus (2-2)

NOTE: If facilities are not available to practice the ventilation activities, they can be simulated.

A. Remove a window for ventilation using hand tools from an aerial device

B. Vent a roof opening with a stream

C. Vent by removing a window with an aerial ladder

III. Demonstrate Hose Operations Using Aerial Apparatus (2-3)

A. Lift personnel and equipment using an aerial device

B. Use an aerial device as a portable standpipe

IV. Demonstrate Elevated Streams (2-4)

A. Set Up an Aerial Pipe

B. Set up an aerial stream for fire attack

C. Set up an aerial stream for exposure coverage

D. Set up an aerial device for elevated handlines

SUMMARY:

Review:

Aerial Apparatus Practical Activities

   . Rescue using aerial apparatus

   . Ventilation using aerial apparatus

   . Hose operations using aerial apparatus

   . Elevated streams