Analyse the outcome of previous steps and measures taken. If the fire compartment is cooled down and the ventilation is adequate, it is time to enter. The remaining fire can now be extinguished. Visibility should be greatly improved with the assistance of PPV. Work quickly but cautiously, according to your BA regulations, and be aware that small fires may remain after the Cobra attack, and they will increase if given enough time. Internal firefighting exposes Firefighters to significant risks, both physical and psychological. The Cobra Method of Scan, Attack, Ventilate and Enter – SAVE – offers a far safer firefighting option.
The Cobra SAVE method of Scan, Attack, Ventilate and Enter is developed by firefighters. It is a dynamically applied method where each step could be used in any order.