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Nearly every WUI fire requires a response from many wildland and municipal fire agencies resulting in the need for?
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What is the appropriate span of control?
who is responsible for all objectives within their geographic area?
Leaders intent- First and foremost intent is _____________________
to keep firefighters and the public safe during structure defense.
The development of all strategies and tactics should utilize the ________ _________ process
What are the two structure environments in the wildland?
Interface and Intermix
What is Interface?
1. clear line of demarcation between structures and wildland fuels along roads.
2. usually identified by housing tracts or developments adjacent to the wildland area.
3. potential for house to house ignition
What is wildland intermix?
1. structures are scattered throughout wildland areas
2. no clear line of demarcation
3. each structure must be assessed independantly
more complex structure triage and defense
4. this requires higher ratio of engines to structures
protect fire personnel from known hazards without using fire shelters
when egress is compromised this will provide a temporary area for short term relief.
What is often more accessible in the WUI environment? safety zone or TRA?
Tactics may need to change. what is essential to ensure firefighter safety?
Tactical maneuvering or agility
Structure triage categories
We must keep how many gallons of water reserve in our tanks for our safety?
how many minutes before fire arrives do we apply class A foam to a structure roof/siding?
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