Video length: 1 min 9 secs. This video demonstrates the preferred cutting sequence when performing vertical ventilation while cutting in the field of a roof. These cuts were performed during a rookie training session and cuts are slow and deliberate to allow focus on the cutting sequence.
Video length: 1 min 44 secs. This video demonstrates another option for cutting a vertical ventilation hole on a steep pitch roof. A Firefighter is cutting through the ridge in order to create a vent hole.
A forum about the use of vertical ventilation on truss roofs regardless of fire conditions.
An article about the vertical ventilation advantages, disadvantages, resources necessary, and the most effective application will be examined.
Video length: 19 secs. Demonstration of vertical ventilation tactics in conjunction with engine company line placement