chapter 7

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  1. The ________ , also known as a prefire plan, is a docu-ment created by fire service personnel, for fire service personnel.
    prein-cident plan
  2. Pre-incident details the various aspects of a building, including water supply, building and property layout, ______, construction type, exits, _______, gas shut-offs, emergency contact information, _______, storage of items important to building owners/occupants, and any other information that may be needed when fighting a fire or responding to an incident at the building
    • hazards
    • electrical shut-offs
    • built-in fire protection
  3. A _______  plan is the completed document, whereas ________ is the task of creating the document.

    • preincident
    • preincident  planning
  4. In pre-incident planning, information that should be obtained quickly in includes access issues, the location ____ , the fire department connection (FDC) location (if applicable), standpipes, and
    • of hydrants
    • known hazards
  5. The purpose of preincident planning is to know _________ and their _______  before an incident occurs at that facility.
    • the buildings
    • various components
  6. Pre-incident planning  entails walking through the building as a company with notebook in hand and obtaining information from the _______ or ______, and it includes a rough drawing of the layout of the building and property.
    building owner or occupant
  7. Each preincident plan begins with a ______ _____ of the building and property.
    thorough tour
  8. The process of completing the preincident plan doc-ument includes several phases 
    1. Touring the building and obtaining information
    3. Incorporating photos (if possible)
    4. Completing the drawings and documents
    6. Sharing and training
    7. ___________________
    8. Updating plansp.132
    • 2.  Creating the rough sketch (diagram)
    • 5. Placing the plans on the apparatus.
    • 7. Touring regularly
  9. The basic information needed Pre-incident planning)  includes the name of the busi-ness, owner/occupant contact information, and ______ information. It is best to have the ___________ accompany crews on the tour.

    • key-holder
    • occupant/ owner
  10. The actual tour should begin in the _______ with the notation of the water supply, parking lot issues such as parked cars or _______ ______, building construction type, ____ ____, occupancy classification, overhead obstructions, any exterior _____ _____ storage, and exterior fire protection devices such as FDCs or sprinkler risers.
    • parking lot
    • access problems
    • roof type (if visible)
    • hazardous materials
  11. While completing the interior tour, note built-in fire protection devices such as the presence of sprinkler systems,________ , hood systems, and _________. Note the location of the fire _______.
    • standpipe connections
    • fire alarm systems
    • alarm control panel
  12. While doing your interior tour also an attempt should be made to determine whether are__________ installed on the standpipes.
    pres-sure-reducing devices
  13. Each department should adopt a universal symbol for these items. NFPA ____ , Standard for Pre-Incident Planning, contains common recommended symbols.  Whatever symbols are chosen, they need to be ____ _____ and utilized throughout the department on all preincident plans.

    • 1620
    • clearly understood
  14. The critical component of the preincident plan  of the building and property is:

    The rough sketch (diagram)
  15. The final product can be almost anything, but two main aspects are important:
    • 1. It should be easy to find the information needed.
    • 2. It should be easy to input and store information.

  16. Information that is _____ can save the life of a citizen or fire fighter and should be made available to anyone who may need it.

  17. There is ________ for updating preincident plans, but as a possible guide, the Insurance Services Office gives the most points available during their fire department evaluation if every company pre-plans (updates) all buildings in their response zone ______ .

    • no set time
    • every year
  18. The creation of a ____ preincident plan can have a major impact on the outcome of a fire or other incident and can be the difference between life and death for the occupants and fire fighters on the scene.

  19. It is critically important for firefighting personnel to know the ______ in their response area.
  20. A preincident plan information page should include the following components:

    General information
    Water supply
    Forcible entry
    Building features
    Access information




    Fire protection

  21. The identification of the various items is agency specific but general enough that most in the fire service can understand the meaning.For example, a circle with “SP” reflects  ______ , a triangle with “FG” reflects _______, “RA” stands for ______, and “E” stands for _____. p.139
    • a standpipe
    • flammable gas
    • roof access
    • electrical
  22. Occupancy Classifications.

    Some of the more common classifications include:
    • • Assembly
    • • Business
    • • Day care
    • • Educational
    • • Factory/industrial
    • • Hazardous
    • • Institutional
    • • Mercantile
    • • Residential
    • • Storage
    • • Mixed
  23. Generally, assembly occupancies tend to include assembly halls, , restaurants, ____, libraries,_____.
    • theaters
    • stadiums
    •  chapels
  24. Business occupancies might include barber shops, ____, dry cleaning establishments, flo-rists, ____ , and office buildings.
    • banks
    • print shops
  25. Factory/industrial occupancies are designated for fabricating, _____, or ________prod-ucts.
    • assembling
    • manufacturing
  26. Institutional occupancies include ______ and nursing homes, and might include subsections for jails and _____ facilities
    • hospitals
    • detention
  27. Mercantile occupancies include ______, shopping centers, , and markets
    • retail stores
    • wholesale shopping
  28. Residential occupancies include all single-family and ______.
    multiple-family dwellings
  29. Storage occupancies include ___ storage facilities for anything; this designation might include a subsection.
  30. A  mixed occupancy. occupancy housed with shopping areas should be identified first as _______ and second _______.  p.142
    • assembly
    •  as mercantile
  31. 1.   To give you some ideas for getting started, you might consider reviewing: 

    A.   NFPA 1620.  
    B.   OSHA 1910.134.  
    C.   OSHA 1910.120.
    D.   NFPA 1001.  
    A.   NFPA 1620

    Each department should adopt a universal symbol for these items. NFPA 1620,   Standard for Pre-Incident Planning   , contains common recommended symbols.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. 2.    You send out the rescue crew to gather initial information on a building, including the building’s dimensions, access location, and hydrants. You could describe this initial layout of the bulding as the:

    A.   plot plan.  
    B.   quick access plan.  
    C.   NFPA 1620 plan.  
    D.   rough sketch.
    D.   rough sketch.

    First, get an idea of the shape of the property and the shape of the building. Draw these on a blank sheet of paper. From this point it will be relatively easy to note the locations of the hydrants, hazards, etc
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. 3.    A good preincident plan will help the responding fire fighters with which of the following?  

    A.   Strategy  
    B.   Tactics  
    C.   Tactical methods  
    D.    All of the above
    D.    All of the above
  34. 4.    As you develop the process for the department, you want to include a schedule for updating the plans. Knowing that your department is evaluated by the Insurance Services Office, what guideline will you recommend for pre-plan updates?  

    A.   Update plans every year.  
    B.   Update plans every 4 years.
    C.   Update plans every 2 years.  
    D.   Update plans every 3 years.  
    A.   Update plans every year
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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