Truck Company Fire Ground Operations

Session Reference: 1 Title: Truck Company Fireground Operations: Aerial Apparatus Practical Activities Level of Instruction: Time Required: 3 Materials: References:   Ladder Company Fire Ground Operations 3rd edition...


Session Reference: 1

Title: Truck Company Fireground Operations: Aerial Apparatus Practical Activities

Level of Instruction:

Time Required: 3

Materials:

References:

 

  • Ladder Company Fire Ground Operations 3rd edition NFPA
  • Essentials of Fire Fighting, 5th edition

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 2-1The 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.


  1. Rescue Using Aerial Apparatus (2-1)
    1. Spot the turntable for rescue from the window of a structure

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

    3. Place the ladder or platform

    4. Discuss an imperfectly spotted turntable

    5. Remove a simulated trapped people

    6. Remove a simulated victim using a litter

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


  2. Demonstrate Ventilation Using Aerial
    1. Remove a window for ventilation using hand tools from an aerial device

    2. Vent a roof opening with a stream

    3. Vent by removing a window with an aerial ladder

  3. Apparatus (2-2)
    NOTE: If facilities are not available to practice the ventilation activities, they can be simulated.

  4. Demonstrate Hose Operations Using Aerial Apparatus (2-3)
    1. Lift personnel and equipment using an aerial device

    2. Use an aerial device as a portable standpipe


  5. Demonstrate Elevated Streams (2-4)
    1. Set Up an Aerial Pipe

    2. Set up an aerial stream for fire attack

    3. Set up an aerial stream for exposure coverage

    4. 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

Remotivation:

Assignment:



EVALUATION: