Defining “Fully Involved”.

When young firefighters/officers/first on scene, speaking over the radio, have trouble differentiating over “fully involved” vs smoke showing or fire out one window, please refer to this picture.


Let’s discuss this? Do we have exposure problems? Hard to tell from a one sided picture. Do we really need to call in a dozen tankers from surrounding towns (robbing them of their resources) for a structure that is already a total loss?