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  1. First in Captain focus on directing effective tactical actions.
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    • 1. Assign closest helispot within 2 min
    • 2. First Report (smoke showing)
    •     a. determine jurisdiction 
    •     b. Name Fire (LAC fires only)
    •     c. request comm plan
    • 3. Size-Up
    •     a. Location
    •     b. Size and Type(grass, light, med,heavy)
    •     c. Rate of Spread(creeping/running, dir)
    •     d. Special Instructions(values at risk)
  2. First in Captain focus on directing effective tactical actions.....
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    • 4. Assign First Alarm resources
    •     a. staging if necessary
    • 5. Establish Communications with BC
    •     a. situation
    •     b. resource needs
    • 6. Take appropriate tactical action
    •     a. Perimeter control
    •         1. Initiate Hoselay(anchor fire)
    •         2. Left Flank -A Right Flank Z
    •         3. Two or more Engines per flank
    •     b. Structure Defense
    •         1. Assign engines as needed
    •         2. Perimeter control defends structures
  3. Structure Defense
    Take initiative-Engage-Report
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    • 1. Situational Awareness
    •     a. gather info(? objective, confirm
    •        comm plan, who do I report to, local
    •        factors, fire Hx, comm with other 
    •        agencies)
    •     b. Scout (know your surroundings)
    •         Confirm residents have evacuated!
    • 2. Hazard Assessment
    •     a. Forecast potential FB(IRPG page 2)
    •     b. Identify Tactical Hazards
    •         1. Watch Outs
    •         2. Special Hazards(mid-slope, defense
    •             space, block escape routes, propane
    •             tanks, power lines, rolling rocks)
    • Hazard Control
    •     a. Standard FF Orders
    •     b. TRA
    •     c. Structure Defense Tactics
    •         1. Check and go
    •         2. Prep and go 
    •         3. Prep and Defend
    •         4. Fire front following
    •     d. PACE
    •     e. Decision Point
    •     f.  Evaluate
  4. Safety
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    • 1. Are selected tactics based on expected FB?
    • 2. Are controls in place for identified hazards?
    • 3. Have instructions been given and
    •     understood? 
    • 4. When threatened by Fire Firefighters
    •     should
    •     a. move to TRA or
    •     b. employ tactical maneuver(move away
    •         from fire) or
    •     c. move into a safety zone or
    •     d. get in your fire shelter
    • Always have a deployment site identified!
  5. Fire Behavior
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    Campbell Predication System
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    • 1. Keep informed on fire weather conditions
    •     and forecasts
    • 2. Know what the fire is doing at all times
    • 3. Base all actions on current and expected
    •     behavior of the fire.
    • Campbell Prediction System(alignment)
    • 1. Wind
    • 2. Fuel Condition
    • 3. Slope (aspect-terrain, topography)
    • 4. preheating (solar vs fire generated)
    •       Hot Fuel vs Cold Fuels
  6. 10 Fire Fighting Orders
    Fire Behavior
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    • 1. Keep informed on all fire weather conditions
    •     and forecasts
    • 2. Know what your fire is doing at all times
    • 3. Base all actions on current and expected
    •     behavior of the fire
  7. 10 Fire Fighting Orders
    Safety
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    • 4. Identify Escape routes and safety zones,
    •     and make them known
    • 5. Post lookouts when there is possible danger
    • 6. Be alert, keep calm, think clearly, act
    •     decisively.
  8. 10 Fire Fighting Orders
    Organizational Control
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    • 7. Maintain prompt communications with your
    •     forces, your supervisor, and adjoining 
    •     forces.
    • 8. give clear instructions and make sure they are understood
    • 9. Maintain control of your forces at all times
    • 10. Fight Fire Aggressively, having provided for safety first

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Author:
ttfire
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318054
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CA
Updated:
2016-03-28 22:26:37
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Wildland Fire Initial Attack
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