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Quiz: Do you know the ventilation basics?

Ventilation can increase visibility and allow less heat for firefighters as they enter a structure to locate victims

Fire ventilation has its advantages when crews arrive on scene. Rescue operations can be enhanced by allowing fresher and cooler air into a structure to help survivability for fire victims.

It also allows increased visibility and less heat for firefighters as they enter a structure to locate victims.

Here’s a quick quiz, provided by our online training partner FireEMS Academy, to test your knowledge on ventilation. After taking the quiz, you’ll become knowledgeable on the subject of fire and smoke behavior, the tools used for ventilation, questions to consider when sizing up a fire for ventilation and how to stay safe while working on roofs.

How did you do? Make sure to share your results and challenge your colleagues to match or beat your score.

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