309 Incident Command System Work Groups
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309 Incident Command System Work Groups

Learn about the additional work groups in the Incident Command System that may be necessary to be assigned based on the severity of an incident. Explore roles like Stairwell Support, Rescue, and Rehab to understand their functions and importance during emergencies.

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Questions and Answers

What is the main responsibility of Lobby Control during an incident?

Maintaining stairway access and operating enunciator panels

Where should the Resources Sector be established?

Two floors below the fire floor

What is the significance of 'Nothing Showing' in a high-rise incident?

It is an initial assessment raising safety concerns

Who should typically be assigned to Lobby Control during an incident?

<p>Officer of the second-in engine</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary focus of first alarm assignment priorities during an incident?

<p>Time-efficient deployment of personnel and equipment</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is establishing a suitable area for the Resources Sector important?

<p>To provide direct support for firefighting efforts</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary responsibility of the Stairwell Support group during an incident?

<p>To coordinate and supervise the movement of equipment from the ground level to the fire floor in an organized manner</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which group is responsible for facilitating the egress of building occupants to a safe refuge area, either inside or outside the building?

<p>Rescue</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of the Rehab group during an incident?

<p>To provide an area for firefighters to take a break and be assessed by medical personnel before returning to work</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which statement best describes the search priorities during an incident?

<p>Units assigned to the search mode should conduct a thorough search of the entire building before notifying the Incident Commander of an 'all clear'</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary consideration when determining evacuation/relocation priorities during an incident?

<p>Evacuating all occupants to a safe outside refuge area, if easily accomplished</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of geographical documentation during a search operation?

<p>To eliminate unnecessary search duplication and ensure the success of the search operation</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a priority when responding to a high-rise fire incident?

<p>Coordinating with building management for elevator usage</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary consideration when establishing a water supply for a high-rise fire?

<p>Ensuring sufficient water pressure for the building's height</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a secondary priority during a high-rise fire incident?

<p>Conducting search and rescue operations on the fire floor</p> Signup and view all the answers

In a high-rise fire incident, what should be the primary consideration for evacuation and relocation?

<p>Prioritizing the evacuation of occupants on the fire floor and adjacent floors</p> Signup and view all the answers

When establishing incident command for a high-rise fire, which of the following should be a priority for search operations?

<p>Prioritizing searches based on reported occupant locations</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary consideration when establishing a rehabilitation area for firefighters during a high-rise fire incident?

<p>Shelter from weather conditions and potential hazards</p> Signup and view all the answers

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