ADVANCED VENTILATION TECHNIQUES - IFSTA - 1/2" VHS, 30 minutes
An on-scene demonstration of both horizontal and vertical ventilation techniques using power tools. Shows how to determine the location and size of a vent hole, take precautions and safety measures, and minimize damage to property by venting through existing openings. Firefighter II level.
OUTSIDE VENTILATION “HORIZONTAL VENTILATION” - FDNY - 1/2” VHS, 30 minutes
Discusses the actions and techniques used by the outside vent man at fires in building of various construction types. Topics include size up, communications, safety, flashovers, and backdrafts. Actions shown are based on FDNY S.O.P.s for the outside vent man.
POSITIVE PRESSURE VENTILATION - IFSTA - 1/2" VHS, 27 minutes each, instructor and study guides
Part I - Principles and Basic Set-Up - covers the theory, equipment selection, and basic set-up.
Part 2 - Set-Up Variations and Fire Attack - Demonstrates positive pressure during fire attack, salvage, and overhaul.
PRIMARY ROOF OPERATIONS “VERTICAL VENT” - FDNY - 1/2” VHS, 45 minutes
Discusses the benefits of vertical ventilation, access to the roof, ventilation techniques, and the actions to take after the roof is vented. The discussions are segmented according to building construction type. The actions shown are based on S.O.P.s for the FDNY roof man.
VENTILATION - IFSTA - 1/2" VHS, 30 minutes
Live footage covers principles of ventilation in fire suppression. Describes safety procedures in cutting holes in roofs and floors, breaking glass, and protection against backdraft explosion.