study guide 8
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study guide 8
Don't walk within how many ft of propellers?
What are 3 categories of high-rise response?
-fire alarm activation
-report of smoke/fire
-working fire/sprinkler activation determine by first units
In high-rise, what units on the fire floor?
2 engines and 1 rescue
What is the weakest link in high-rise operation?
What is max number of FF in elevator?
6 FF plus an operator
When traveling in elevator, stop how many floors and why?
stop every 5th floor, check hoist way for smoke and water
Elevators malfunction what % under emergency conditions?
What are the 4 classes of standpipes?
class 1-FF use, 2 1/2 outlet, 500gpm
class 2-occupant use, 1 1/2 outlet, 100gpm
class 3-FF/occupant, 2 1/2 and 1 1/2, 500gpm
class 4-standpipe and sprinkler, combination system
Fire code requires hydrants to be within how many ft of FDC?
What is the risk management plan?
-risk a lot to save savable lives
-risk a little to save savable property
-risk nothing to save what is already lost
How far to position apparatus from involved structure?
What are the 3 broken stream nozzles?
cellar, piercing, chimney
What is max operating pressure for 5" hose?
What 2 factors greatly effect ventilation operations?
wind and stack effect
What is the first engine functions at high-rise of report of smoke and fire?
-determine fire floor
-verify fire floor
-assume fire floor division
-determine all clear of attack stairwell
-initiate fire attack operations
What does a standard attack team consist of?
2 engines and 1 ladder
In high-rise, how determine pump discharge pressure?
100 psi, plus 5 psi for each floor above the first
Two categories of smoke control systems?
shaft protection and floor protection
What are 3 stairwell designations?
attack, ventilation, evacuation
2 methods of ventilation?
natural and mechanical
2 types of ventilation?
horizontal and vertical
The safety pin on the deck gun locks at what angle?
Bumper assemblies have been known to travel how far?
Which battery cable do you disconnect first?
3 strategies for fighting tire fires?
burn it, bury it, drown it