10s and 18s

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10s and 18s
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2015-05-19 00:09:30
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10's and 18's Fire Orders
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  1. 18 watch out situations #1
    fire not scouted and sized up
  2. 18 watch out situations #2
    in country not seen in daylight
  3. 18 watch out situations #3
    safety zones and escapes routes not identified
  4. 18 watch out situations #4
    unfamiliar with weather and local factors influencing fire behavior
  5. 18 watch out situations #5
    uninformed on stategy and tactics
  6. 18 watch out situations #6
    instructions and assignments not understood
  7. 18 watch out situations #7
    no communication link with crewmembers or supervisor
  8. 18 watch out situations #8
    constructing line without a safe anchor point
  9. 18 watch out situations #9
    building fireline downhill with fire below
  10. 18 watch out situations #10
    attempting frontal assault on fire
  11. 18 watch out situations #11
    unburned fuel between you and the fire
  12. 18 watch out situations #12
    cannot see main fire not in contact with someone who can
  13. 18 watch out situations #13
    on a hillside where rolling materials can ignite fuel below
  14. 18 watch out situations #14
    weather is getting hotter and dryer
  15. 18 watch out situations #15
    wind increases and or changes direction
  16. 18 watch out situations #16
    frequent spot fires across line
  17. 18 watch out situations #17
    terrain and fuels make escape to safety zones difficult
  18. 18 watch out situations #18
    taking a nap near fireline
  19. 10 standing orders #1
    keep informed on fire weather conditions and forecasts
  20. 10 standing orders #2
    know what your fire is doing at all times
  21. 10 standing orders #3
    base all actions on current and expected behavior of the fire
  22. 10 standing orders #4
    identify escape routes and safety zones, make them known
  23. 10 standing orders #5
    post lookouts when there is possible danger
  24. 10 standing orders #6
    be alert. keep calm. think cleary. act decisively.
  25. 10 standing orders #7
    maintain prompt communication with your forces, your sup. and adjoining forces
  26. 10 standing orders #8
    give clear instructions and insure they are understood
  27. 10 standing orders #9
    maintain control of your forces at all times
  28. 10 standing orders #10
    fight fire aggresively having provided for safety first

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