Provide external protection

Control Measure Knowledge

If the radiated heat from the fire in a timber building could affect the surrounding area, external protection, such as using water curtains, sprays or compressed air foam, may be needed. Refer to the control measure of  ‘External fire protection‘ in National Operational Guidance: Fires in buildings for control measure knowledge, strategic actions and tactical actions.

Refer to the responsibilities of fire and rescue services.

Strategic Actions

Tactical Actions