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1
Q

When multiple locations are identified, position the turntable to reach as many of the locations as possible. Reaching all the locations in a timely manner may require multiple truck companies to?

A

position on the same side

2
Q

Optimally, where should towers be able to place their bucket while in front of the fire building?

A

on the ground and/or below grade

3
Q

You are positioning an aerial device on a lateral grade with a ground slope of 13% and a truck slope of 5.1% to 8%. At what capacity is the aerial device operating?

A

Half

4
Q

Which rear mount aerial device positioning option will often prove advantageous by increasing the scrub area and allowing for maximum extension of the ladder?

A

Backing in

5
Q

As a rule, what is the formula for determining the collapse zone if y = distance and x = height?

A

y = 1.5x

6
Q

Firefighters must remain aware of the electrical hazard when an aerial is extended. Which of the following is a basic rule that should be followed anywhere and anytime the aerial device is operating?

A

Firefighters should not sit or lean against a truck/tower

7
Q

Personnel should be aware of weight restrictions for buildings and surfaces when planning to use a truck company. For instance, a truck company with an outrigger deployed can concentrate a weight of more than 40,000 lbs. on the spot where the outrigger contacts the roadway, exceeding 400 pounds per square inch. How much can the usage of a jack plate can decrease the weight to the singular outrigger?

A

25,000 lbs. or less than 35 pounds per square inch

8
Q

Use of the aerial is permitted on which side of the apparatus?

A

Non-short jacked side

9
Q

If heavy fire conditions are encountered requiring either an offensive exterior attack or defensive operations, the Incident Commander (IC) should use a tower ladder (or more than one if necessary) on side?

A

Alpha

10
Q

If feasible, based upon the location of the fire and if the hydraulic ladder is to be used, where should the responding trucks be placed?

A

At a corner of the building

11
Q

What size should the collapse be for a building with a height of 120 feet?

A

180

12
Q

When responding to a high-rise fire, on which side of the building should the first due truck company park unless the fire location can be readily identified?

A

Side A

13
Q

During advanced fires at outdoor self-storage facilities, where should the truck company position and project their master stream by using the reach of the hydraulic ladder?

A

On a parallel alley

14
Q

Who is responsible for positioning the apparatus in the most advantageous position while keeping in mind the manufacturer?s specifications?

A

Officer and operator

15
Q

The horizontal distance from the building to the turntable, also known as setback, is typically how many feet?

A

30

16
Q

Stabilizers are capable of correcting lateral grades up to what percent?

A

5 to 6

17
Q

When using the aerial device on lateral grades, what location is the preferred positioning?

A

Pulling past

18
Q

No matter the circumstance, what is the minimum distance that shall be maintained at all times between the aerial device and the electrical wires?

A

10

19
Q

Firefighters should not work directly under this type of roof construction when heavily-involved and the larger supporting roof burns away, because of its lightweight/low mass lumbar truss configuration held together with truss plates?

A

Cross gable

20
Q

How far apart are rafters typically spaced on center and attached to the ceiling joists where they meet at the exterior walls?

A

16 to 24 inches

21
Q

Which of the following lateral grades can be corrected by stabilizers?

A

5-6%

22
Q

What position is preferred when setting up on a building with lateral grades?

A

Pulling past and operating the aerial off the rear

23
Q

During advanced fires at outdoor self-storage facilities, consider positioning the aerial device where?

A

Down a parallel alley

24
Q

What is the formula used to determine that collapse zone of a building?

A

1.5 x H

25
Q

In testing programs traditional lumber joist failed at what time?

A

16 Minutes

26
Q

Engineered floor joist were tested under ASTM E-119 and failed at what time?

A

6 minutes

27
Q

What does the acronym LIP stand for in regards incident priorities?

A

Life Safety, Incident stabilization, Property conservation

28
Q

What is the minimum distance needed to protectant aerial device from power lines?

A

10 feet

29
Q

What does the “C” in SLICE-RS mean?

A

Cool the area from the safest location

30
Q

What does the “O” in RECEO-VS mean?

A

Overhaul

31
Q

Which of the following is NOT a key box system located in the NOVA region?

A

Datawatch Box

32
Q

Which of the following is NOT a basic rule that should be followed anywhere and anytime?

A

When mounting or dismounting the apparatus you should only use 2 points of contact

33
Q

Elevated master streams flow an excess of what amount when deployed?

A

350 GPM

34
Q

The use of the aerial device is not permitted on which side of the apparatus?

A

Short jacked side

35
Q

When operating a rear mount aerial device what provides the best advantage of increasing scrub area?

A

Backing in and placing the turntable closet to the building

36
Q

Which of the following is not a duty when being paired with an engine company?

A

Making an aggressive fire attack

37
Q

When developing a checklist for a overhaul plan what is included?

A

Scene integrity for investigators

38
Q

Which of the following is not included during a safety inspection of the exterior of a building?

A

Current weather conditions

39
Q

What is the most important factor in positioning for an aerial device?

A

To determine the intended target/task and then spot the turntable for incident priorities

40
Q

Gable style roof rafters are typically how far apart?

A

16-24 inches

41
Q

What is the definition of a Tower Ladder?

A

An aerial device with a basket attached to the end of a boom that also contains a small ladder attached to the boom that can be used for escape

42
Q

What does the acronym “LIP” stand for?

A

Life Safety, Incident Stabilization, Property Conservation

43
Q

What is the horizontal distance from the building to the turntable known as?

A

Setback

44
Q

Usage of a jack plate can decrease the weight to the singular outrigger to how many pouds per square inch?

A
```Outriggers= 40,000 lbs @ 400 psi
Jackplates = 25,000 lbs @ 35 psi```
45
Q

No matter the circumstances, a minimum distance of how many feet shall be maintained between the aerial device and the wires?

A

10

46
Q

For a 100-foot tall building, a collapse zone of how many feet would need to be established?

A

150

47
Q

On a high-rise fire, where should the first-due truck position when fire location is unknown?

A

Side alpha

48
Q

During advanced fires at outdoor self-storage facilities, where should you consider positioning the aerial?

A

Paralell alley

49
Q

What does the acronym, “RECEO-VS” stand for?

A

Resuce, Exposure, Confinement, Extinguishment, Overhaul, Ventilation, Salvage

50
Q

What is the general plan or course of action decided upon to reach the objective?

A

Strategy

51
Q

Tasks are jobs performed to accomplish what?

A

Tactics

52
Q

What is one of the primary tasks of the interior crew?

A

Search for victims and fire

53
Q

What must be coordinate with fire attack?

A

Ventilation

54
Q

Controlling the utilities is the responsibility of who?

A

Truck Company

55
Q

Who is responsible for loss control and property conservation?

A

All personnel

56
Q

Which type of construction uses dimensional lumber that relies on its mass for strength?

A

Conventional wood construction

57
Q

What is another name for a barn roof?

A

Gambrel Roof

58
Q

Which roofing system is an architectural projection, similar to a dormer, giving ascthetics to the structure, but also an increased dead load on the roof?

A

Cross Gable Roof

59
Q

Which roofing system is a second roof, either flat or gabled, of lightweight construction built over the original roof of the building?

A

Rain Roof

60
Q

Which green power system is generating electricity as long as the sun is shining and potentially at night as a result of our emergency lights?

A

Photovoltaic System

61
Q

A

62
Q

What vehicle combines the features of an engine company and truck company?

A

a quint

63
Q

where should 2nd due truck position?

A

opposite the first arriving truck or next best position

64
Q

This part of the truck should be inline with the identified target.

A

the turntable

65
Q

What lateral grades can be corrected using the truck stabilizers?

A

5-6%

66
Q

What is the prefered positioning of rear mounted truck on a hill?

A

pulling past and working off the rear

67
Q

What are 2 things that mazimizes scrub area for a rear mounted truck?

A

Backing toward the building and at the corner

68
Q

what is the colapse zone for a 100ft building?

A

150ft

69
Q

what is the minimum distance for an aerial device and wires?

A

10ft

70
Q

What does the “V” in RECEO VS stand for?

A

Ventilation

71
Q

What is noticeably absent from SLICER RS tacital list but in RECEO VS

A

Ventilation

72
Q

What does L.I.P. Stand for?

A

life safety, incident stabilization and property conservation

73
Q

Does placement of portable ladders authorize a firefighter to remove a window?

A

not without confirmation from interior crew

74
Q

What is the preferred method for entering a building in all cases?

A

rapid entry key system

75
Q

What is a thorough and deliberate check for fire extension?

A

overhaul

76
Q

What type of construction relies on its mass for strength?

A

coventional wood roof construction

77
Q

What construction relies on compression and tension for strength?

A

light weight roof construction

78
Q

What does hip roof construction tell you?

A

all exterior walls are load bearing

79
Q

When sizing up a facade, what should you look for to determine the roof line?

A

Scuppers

80
Q

What is an important functions of a truck company early in a fire is?

A

control utilities

81
Q

When the second truck cannot access Side Charlie, what is the optimal positioning for the apparatus?

A

82
Q

In rescue situations, what might be necessary for a DO to do?

A

Push through tree branches, limbs, or signs

83
Q

The distance from the building to the turntable that includes things like parking areas is known as what?

A

Setback

84
Q

When operating on a grade, what is the preferred positioning for an aerial apparatus?

A

Pulling past and operating off the rear

85
Q

Stabilizers can correct a lateral grade of how many percent?

A

5-6%

86
Q

No matter the circumstances, a minimum of how many feet shall be maintained between an aerial device and electrical wires?

A

10 ft

87
Q

Which of the following is not a factor in the stability of an outrigger?

A

Winds of greater than 25 mph

88
Q

When short jacking an aerial apparatus, which side is the optimal side to operate off of?

A

The non-short jacked side

89
Q

When following the acronym RECEO-VS, what is the act of preventing the fire from extending into an uninvolved structure?

A

Confinement

90
Q

What is the first step in RECEO-VS?

A

Rescue

91
Q

In the acronym LIP, what does the P stand for?

A

Property Conservation

92
Q

In RECEO-VS, this step is the thorough and deliberate check for fire extension.

A

Overhaul

93
Q

When using Class A or B foam to penetrate deep-seated fire, what concentration should be used?

A

1%

94
Q

Which of the following is not a sign of pending failure of a steel support girder system?

A

Black turbulent smoke

95
Q

Unlike the metal roof deck, this type of roof may give little to no warning before catastrophic failure.

A

Poured-in-Place Concrete roof

96
Q

Firefighters should not work directly under heavily involved this type of attic fire.

A

Cross Gable Roof

97
Q

What type of roof uses metal tie rods and turnbuckles to provide lateral support for the walls of the building?

A

Bowstring Truss Roof

98
Q

Corrugated metal covered by alternating layers of tar and tarpaper is a common decking for what kind of roof?

A

Flat Roofs

99
Q

In most instances, when this has been added, vertical ventilation will not be a viable tactic.

A

Rain Roof

100
Q

What is one of the major concerns with Green Roof Systems?

A

101
Q

What do truck company personnel need to be aware of to avoid a collapse hazard for apparatus parking or driving over?

A

Underground cistern, rain water caverns

102
Q

Photovoltaic solar panels may pose all the following hazards except:

A

Hot fluid scalding

103
Q

Which system is used to convert sunlight to electricity?

A

Photovoltaic system

104
Q

In green buildings, what are the three types of roof systems?

A

Extensive, intensive and simple intensive

105
Q

Green building is also known as what?

A

Sustainable building

106
Q

Which type of roof has eight inches or more of a growth soil?

A

Intensive roof

107
Q

Which architectural projection enhances the exterior of a square building, especially with a flat roof?

A

108
Q

Which type of roof can be ventilated by breaching the gable as well as the cockloft vents?

A

Rain roof

109
Q

What roof type has the insulation above the waterproof membrane ?

A

Inverted roof

110
Q

What is used in flat roof system that provides air flow to underside but also could allow for fire spread?

A

Wood spacers

111
Q

Which type of roof provides natural light due to the presence of glass in the walls?

A

Sawtooth roof

112
Q

The primary hazard of what type of roof is the early failure of the tie rods due to exposure to the fire conditions?

A

Bowstring roof

113
Q

The following type of roof is seen in many commercial buildings built in the 30’s,40’s and 50’s:

A

Trussed arch roof

114
Q

Where should firefighters never work directly under when heavily involved attic fires?

A

Cross gable

115
Q

The hip roof is constructed similar to gable roof, except:

A

All exterior walls are load bearing

116
Q

Which type of roof is also known as a gambrel roof?

A

Barn roof

117
Q

When developing an overhaul plan, all the following are considered except:

A

Water availability

118
Q

What needs to be considered to penetrate deep-seated fires during overhaul operations?

A

The use of class A or B foam at 1%

119
Q

All tactical operations should be based upon what?

A

SLICERS

120
Q

What can assist greatly in proper truck placement in townhouses positioning?

A

121
Q

An elevated master stream can flow in excess of what gpm from the tip of an aerial device?

A

350 gpm

122
Q

How is a ladder tower aerial device constructed?

A

Tubular truss beam

123
Q

How is a tower ladder aerial device constructed?

A

Box and beam

124
Q

How shall the first due truck position?

A

For turntable placement

125
Q

Where shall the second truck position?

A

Opposite the first arriving truck

126
Q

Where should the turntable be positioned when there are multiple locations needing to be laddered?

A

Position to reach as many as possible

127
Q

What is the horizontal distance from the building to the turntable called?

A

Setback

128
Q

Aerial devices can be positioned in what two ways?

A

Laterally and logitudinally

129
Q

What percent of lateral grades can be corrected utilizing the stabilizers?

A

5-6%

130
Q

What is the preferred position for buildings on lateral grades?

A

Pull past and operate off the rear

131
Q

What is the formula for finding the collapse zone?

A

y = 1.5x

132
Q

What is the minimum distance the shall be maintained between the aerial device and wires?

A

10 feet

133
Q

What weight can a singular outrigger concentrate on the spot where it contacts the roadway?

A

40,000lbs

134
Q

The use of a jackplate can decrease the weight on a singluar outrigger to what?

A

25,000 lbs

135
Q

When short jacking an aerial device, what side of the aerial can you not operate on?

A

Short jacked side

136
Q

What is the preferred method for entering a building in all cases?

A

Rapid entry key system

137
Q

What should you consider using on deep seated fires?

A

Class A or B foam at 1%

138
Q

When do engineered floor joists fail?

A

Six minutes

139
Q

What are the three types of roof systems on green buildings?

A

Extensive, Intensive, Simple Intensive

140
Q

An extensive roof system has what depth of soil growth on it?

A

Less than 6 inches

141
Q

What is the optimal set back for positioning an aerial device for below grade operations?

A

30 feet

142
Q

What percent of a lateral grade can be corrected when using the stabilizers on an aerial apparatus?

A

5-6%

143
Q

What is the preferred positioning of an aerial apparatus when a building is located on a lateral grade?

A

pulling past the objective and working off the rear

144
Q

What is the minim distance that should be maintained between overhead wires and an aerial device?

A

10 feet

145
Q

What is the weight concentration of an outrigger when in contacts a roadway without a jack plate?

A

40,000 lbs.

146
Q

What is the weight concentration of an outrigger when in contacts a roadway without a jack plate?

A

400 lbs. per sq inch

147
Q

What is the weight concentration of an outrigger when in contacts a roadway with a jack plate?

A

25,000 lbs.

148
Q

What is the weight concentration of an outrigger when in contacts a roadway with a jack plate?

A

25 lbs. per square inch

149
Q

When operating on a storage facility, truck companies should consider:

A

positioning down a parallel alley and using the aerial master stream over the exposure

150
Q

What is the optimal positioning of an aerial device on a high rise incident?

A

on the corner of the involved portion of the building

151
Q

When exposed to direct flame contact, engineered ply-I’s fail:

A

in roughly 6 minutes

152
Q

When exposed to direct flame contact, dimensional lumber joists fail in roughly:

A

16 minutes

153
Q

Concrete is considered to have:

A

satisfactory compression strength but minim tensile strength

154
Q

Which of the following concrete roofs have the greatest resistance to fire ?

A

poured-in-place

155
Q

Rafters or trusses located within a gable roof typically:

A

run perpendicular to the roofline

156
Q

How far apart are roof rafters on a gable roof?

A

16-24 inches on center

157
Q

In truss construction, it is common to find a 2-3” gap covered by aluminum located on the ridgeline of the roof which is also referred to as:

A

ridge vent

158
Q

What should be an indication to firefighters that there is a presence of a bowstring truss roof?

A

presence of a steel cable and turnbuckle

159
Q

Where is the best location to determine the roof line on a strip shopping center with a facade?

A

the rear of the structure

160
Q

Presence of a “hip roof” should indicate that the exterior walls:

A

161
Q

Who has an
obligation to ensure that those members riding for the day fully understand and are trained on the
duties assigned to them?

A

The officer

162
Q

What is the priority in spotting the turntable of the truck when approaching the scene?

A

Immediate victim rescue out of reach of ground ladders

163
Q

If side charlie access is unavailable, what is the ideal positioning of the second due truck to the first due truck?

A

Bumper-to-bumper

164
Q

When multiple locations are identified for the turntable to be placed, where should the turntable be placed?

A

In a location to reach as many of the spots as possible

165
Q

What is the horizontal distance from the building to the turntable?

A

Setback

166
Q

When responding to a fire on a tiller truck, what is the best way to position to keep the ladder bed open?

A

Tiller out to angle the trailer

167
Q

If blocking the entire roadway is necessary to get into position, what needs to be done?

A

Notify other units via radio so they can make adjustments prior to arrival

168
Q

What are the two ways an aerial ladder can be positioned on uneven terrain?

A

Laterally & longitudinally

169
Q

Where is the safest working area when positioning the truck company?

A

On the corner of the building

170
Q

When the aerial is in operation, Before grabbing door handles, tools, or ground ladders, what should a firefighter do?

A

Touch the ladder truck with the back of their hand

171
Q

What is the minimum distance to be maintained between wires and an aerial ladder?

A

10 feet

172
Q

What factor may affect the stability of the ground for a trucks outriggers after setting up?

A

Flowing master streams

173
Q

During advanced fires at outdoor self-storage facilities, where should a truck consider positioning for use of the aerial device?

A

Down a parallel alley to reach over the exposure

174
Q

What is NOT one of the types of rapid entry key systems?

A

Rapid key system

175
Q

Who is responsible for loss control and property conservation efforts?

A

All personnel on the fireground

176
Q

Optimally, towers should be able to place their bucket where in relation to a building when positioning?

A

On the ground and/or below grade

177
Q

During a stokes operation, if the truck positions too close to the ledge, this will inhibit the stokes operation how?

A

They will not have appropriate lift

178
Q

What is the portion of the building that can be reached by the tip of the aerial or the bucket of the tower?

A

The scrub area

179
Q

The usage of a jack plate

can decrease the weight to the singular outrigger to what weight?

A

25,000 lbs

180
Q

When short jacking a truck, the aerial should only be used over what side of the apparatus?

A

The non-short-jacked side

181
Q

Traditional lumber joists fail after how long when exposed to fire?

A

16 minutes

182
Q

As opposed to traditional lumber joists, engineered floor joists fail in what amount of time?

A

6 minutes

183
Q

During overhaul operations, what percentage of foam should be used on deep seated fires?

A

1%

184
Q

What is the preferred method of entering a building in all cases?

A

Rapid entry key system

185
Q

What does the P stand for in the acronym LIP

A

Property conservation

186
Q

Where shall the truck company position on a storage facility fire?

A

Parallel alley

187
Q

When short jacking, most aerial devices will not allow the use of the ladder on what side?

A

Short jacked side

188
Q

Outriggers shall never be placed on what?

A

All of the above

189
Q

A truck company outrigger deployed on concrete can exert as how many pounds per square inch?

A

400 pounds per square inch

190
Q

The use of a jack plate can decrease the weight of a singular outrigger to what?

A

25,000 pounds

191
Q

How many pounds can a truck company outrigger concentrate on the spot where the outrigger contacts the roadway?

A

40,000

192
Q

What is the minimum distance that must be kept between the aerial device and wires?

A

10 feet

193
Q

What shall be considered the collapse zone in a building?

A

One and a half times the height

194
Q

What is considered the safest working area of the building?

A

The corners

195
Q

What is scrub area?

A

Portion of the building that can be reached by the tip of the aerial

196
Q

What is the optimal position to operate the truck for buildings located on lateral grades?

A

Pull past and operate off the rear

197
Q

Lateral grades of up to what percent can be corrected using the stabilizers?

A

5-6%

198
Q

A ladder tower has what kind of construction?

A

tubular truss beam

199
Q

A

box and beam

200
Q

The turnout time and response must be carried out how?

A

Due regard to safety

201
Q

The main difference between a tower ladder and a ladder tower is what?

A

202
Q

Who shall decide where to position the apparatus based on many variables?

A

Officer & Driver

203
Q

The most important factor in positioning is what?

A

204
Q

The second due truck company should position where?

A

Opposite side as first due truck

205
Q

If it is not possible to position on side ‘C’ for the second truck than where should it be positioned?

A

Bumper to bumper with the first due truck

206
Q

When a specific target has been identified for placement of the aerial ladder or platform, the turntable should be positioned where?

A

In line with the target

207
Q

Who is primarily responsible for the setup and operation of a stokes basket operation?

A

Truck Company

208
Q

A

5-6%

209
Q

When a building is located on a lateral grade the truck should be positioned how?

A

Pulled past and operating off the rear

210
Q

The area of the building that can be reached by the tip of the aerial ladder or the bucket of the tower is called what?

A

Scrub area

211
Q

No matter the circumstances, a minimum of how far shall be maintainted between the aerial device and the wires at all times?

A

10 feet

212
Q

Truck companies reporting to the rear of strip center builders must be aware of all of the following except what?

A

Panic bars

213
Q

During advanced fires at outdoor self-storage facilities the aerial device should be positioned where?

A

1 alley over

214
Q

In the acronym RECEO-VS what does the ‘C’ stand for?

A

Confinement

215
Q

In the acronym SLICE-RS what does the ‘C’ stand for?

A

Cool

216
Q

Control of utilities is a duty of who?

A

Truck Company

217
Q

What is it called a thorough and deliberate check for fire extension?

A

Overhaul

218
Q

Conventional roof construction uses dimensional lumber and the minimum size for support members in this construction is what?

A

2”x6”

219
Q

For a metal deck roof what is directly above the metal truss?

A

Metal deck

220
Q

On a heavy timber roof the roofing material is generally what size thick wooden planks?

A

2”-3”

221
Q

What is a structure designed to be environmentally resposible and resource efficient called?

A

Green building

222
Q

Which is the aerial device that has a basket/bucket for firefighting operations at the tip?

A

223
Q

What does the letter L stand for on the acronim LIP?

A

Life safety

224
Q

What is the area of the building that the aerial tip or elevated platform can effectively reach?

A

Scrub area

225
Q

What is the acronym used while conducting a lap to aid in tactical decision making?

A

Slicers

226
Q

Which is the definition of the letter C on the acronym SLICERS?

A

Cool space fron safe location

227
Q

What apparatus has a basket at the end of the boom and a small ladder for used for escape?

A

228
Q

This is a rotational structural component to allow continuos rotation on the horizontal plane?

A

Turntable

229
Q

Companies shall follow the dispatched order assignment, when is it ok not to?

A

Significant delay in the unit arrival order

230
Q

What is the priority for the truck officer before entry on a fire?

A

360 lap

231
Q

Typically, which apparatus report to the floor above the fire to assist with force entry?

A

Second due truck

232
Q

How can fire department avoid unfortunate situations such as LODD?

A

Eliminating complacency in incident operations

233
Q

What affects the ability to use the hydraulic ladder?

A

Wind conditions

234
Q

What is the most important factor in positioning?

A

Determine intended target

235
Q

Besides inmediate victim rescue, what is another incident priority when spotting the turntable?

A

Master stream operations

236
Q

What is the horizontal distance from the building to the turntable known as?

A

Setback

237
Q

Regardless of type of system used to lace a patient and rigging system during a stokes operation, what else should truck companies be familiar with?

A

Mutual aid truck company stokes operation

238
Q

What percentage can lateral grades be corrected using the stabilizers?

A

Up to 5-6%

239
Q

Collapse zone is one of the variables that will affect what?

A

Scrub area

240
Q

On what apparatus, backing in and placing the turntable close to the building increasing scrub area and allows for maximum extension of ladder?

A

Rear mount aerial

241
Q

What is the term for a method by which the ground supports devices, stabilizers or outriggers arent depoloyed the full distance on aerial devices?

A

Short jaking

242
Q

Where does the crew from the second due truck report to?

A

Floor above the fire floor

243
Q

Where does the second due truck position on the fire ground?

A

Opposite of the first due truck

244
Q

What is the horizontal distance from the building to the turntable known as?

A

Setback

245
Q

Where should the aerial be operated on buildings located on lateral grades?

A

Off the rear

246
Q

Lateral grades can be corrected using the stabilizers up to how much?

A

5-6%

247
Q

What is the rule to calculate the collapse zone of a building?

A

One and one-half times the height of the building

248
Q

What is the minimum distance that shall be maintained between the aerial and overhead wires?

A

10 feet

249
Q

A single outrigger from a truck company can concentrate a weight of how much on the spot where the outrigger contacts the roadway?

A

40,000 lbs

250
Q

The usage of a jack plate can decrease the weight to singular outrigger to how much?

A

25,000 lbs

251
Q

Which of the following is an acceptable location for outrigger placement?

A

Curbs supported by a sidewalk

252
Q

Which members of the truck company are responsible for horizontal and vertial ventilation?

A

Exterior crew

253
Q

Placement of portable ladders is the responsibility of which members of a truck company?

A

Exterior crew

254
Q

What does the “I” in SLICE-RS stand for?

A

Identify the flow path

255
Q

The strategy acronym LIP stand for?

A

Life safety, Incident stabilization, Property conservation

256
Q

when considering using Class A or B foam to penetrate deep-seated fires, what percent should be used?

A

1%

257
Q

What is the tool of choice for rapid vertical ventilation on wood frame roofs?

A

Chain saw

258
Q

What is the tool of choice for rapid vertical ventilation on metal roof decks?

A

Rotary saw

259
Q

What is the term for the portion of the building that can be reached by the tip of the aerial or the bucket of the tower?

A

Scrub area

260
Q

What is the main concern when an aerial device must be short jacked?

A

Ladder cannot be operated on the short-jacked side

261
Q

Lateral grades can be corrected by stabilizers, what is the maximum degree of correction ?

A

5-6%

262
Q

Aerial apparatus should set up on a building with lateral grades in what position?

A

Pulling past and operating the aerial off the rear

263
Q

When dispatched to a advanced fire at an outdoor self-storage facilities, consider positioning the aerial device where?

A

Down a parallel alley

264
Q

What is the formula used to determine that collapse zone of a building?

A

1.5 x H

265
Q

In testing programs traditional lumber joist failed at what time?

A

16 Minutes

266
Q

Engineered floor joist were tested under ASTM E-119 and failed at what time?

A

6 minutes

267
Q

What does the acronym LIP stand for in regards incident priorities?

A

Life Safety, Incident stabilization, Property conservation

268
Q

What is the minimum distance needed to protectant aerial device from power lines?

A

10 feet

269
Q

What does the “C” in SLICE-RS mean?

A

Cool

270
Q

What does the “O” in RECEO-VS mean?

A

Overhaul

271
Q

Which of the following is NOT a key box system located in the NOVA region?

A

Datawatch Box

272
Q

Which of the following is NOT a basic rule that should be followed anywhere and anytime?

A

When mounting or dismounting the apparatus you should only use 2 points of contact

273
Q

Elevated master streams flow an excess of what amount when deployed?

A

350 GPM

274
Q

The use of the aerial device is not permitted on which side of the apparatus?

A

Short jacked side

275
Q

When operating a rear mount aerial device what provides the best advantage of increasing scrub area?

A

Backing in and placing the turntable closet to the building

276
Q

Which of the following is not a duty when being paired with an engine company?

A

Making an aggressive fire attack

277
Q

When developing a checklist for a overhaul plan what is included?

A

Scene integrity for investigators

278
Q

Which of the following is not included during a safety inspection of the exterior of a building?

A

Current weather conditions

279
Q

A lightweight truss roofing system is vulnerable to rapid failure under fire conditions which is what type?

A

Type V

280
Q

Gable style roof rafters are typically how far apart?

A

16-24 inches

281
Q

what is a roof built over a flat roof called?

A

rain roof

282
Q

What is an architetural projection that provides weather protection, occupancy identity, decoration and is supported by the building?

A

283
Q

What type of gable roof is dangerous and may collapse when larger supporting roof burns away?

A

cross gable

284
Q

what must companies be aware of in the back of strip shopping centers?

A

low wires

285
Q

What can a properly positioned truck company do task wise for outside water flow?

A

286
Q

what can a truck do if it places the turntable in front of the exposure?

A

be utilized on lower floors or roof of fire address

287
Q

who should utilize alleyways when identified?

A

2 nd truck

288
Q

Who should be consulted about specific on short jacking?

A

manufacturer

289
Q

Where should jack plates be over the outriggers?

A

centered

290
Q

How should the ground be where outriggers rest?

A

firm and level

291
Q

How much can a jack plate decrease the weight of a sigular outrigger?

A

25,000

292
Q

What must personnel be aware of when positioning a truck company for a building or on a surface?

A

weight restrictions

293
Q

what is collapse zone for a building?

A

1.5x height

294
Q

what is a good habit for touching the truck when aerial is in operation?

A

use back of hand first

295
Q

what is the minimum distance between aerial device and wires at all times?

A

10ft

296
Q

how can you get maxium scrub area and extension from a rear mounted ladder?

A

back in to corner

297
Q

what is the area that can be reached by the tip of aerial ladder called?

A

scrub area

298
Q

when a building is on a lateral grade, where is the preferred positioning?

A

pulling past and working off the rear

299
Q

what must other apparatus consider when pulling up behind a truck on an incident?

A

300
Q

what is the proper setback for aerial ladder or tower to work below grade?

A

30ft

301
Q

What is the collapse zone?

A

1.5 the height of the building involved

302
Q

What is the controlled removal of smoke, heat and gases with the deployment and application of a properly functioning hoseline on the seat of the fire?

A

Coordinated ventilation

303
Q

What does the acronym LIP stand for?

A

Life safety, Incident stabilization, Property conservation

304
Q

What does the second “E” stand for in RECEO-VS?

A

Extinguish

305
Q

What is considered the area of the building that the aerial tip or elevated platform can effectively reach?

A

Scrub Area

306
Q

What does the second “S” stand for in SLICERS?

A

Salvage

307
Q

What is the main difference between a tower ladder and a ladder tower?

A

308
Q

How many operators does a TDA require?

A

2

309
Q

Who’s responsibility is it to position for turntable placement, force entry, ventilate accordingly, and search for the fire?

A

First truck

310
Q

What should be worn for fire alarms?

A

All PPE including SCBA

311
Q

What is the most important factor for positioning a truck?

A

312
Q

What is the horizontal distance from the building to the turntable?

A

Setback

313
Q

Who is primarily responsible for the set up and operation of a stokes basket operation?

A

Truck company

314
Q

During stokes operations, the truck should be positioned for maximum what?

A

Lift and extension

315
Q

What is considered uneven terrain side to side?

A

Laterally

316
Q

Lateral grades up to what percent can be corrected using the stabilizers?

A

5-6%

317
Q

What is the minimum distance that shall be maintained between the aerial device and overhead wires?

A

10’

318
Q

How does using a jack plate effect the concentrated weight from an outrigger?

A

It reduces it to 35 pounds per square inch

319
Q

Where should the jack plates be in reference to the outrigger?

A

Centered

320
Q

During advanced fires at outdoor self-storage facilities, where should the driver/operator consider positioning the truck?

A

Down a parallel alley using the master stream over the exposure

321
Q

Planning and preparation starts the moment the members assigned to the truck company

A

Arrive at work

322
Q

The main difference between a tower ladder and a ladder tower is the

A

323
Q

Has a narrow ladder that is capable of only emergency egress

A

324
Q

Has a wide walkway that can be used ascending and descending, and for victim removal operations

A

325
Q

The most important factor in positioning is to determine the intended target/task and then spot the turntable for incident priorities

A

Immediate victim rescue that is beyond the reach of portable ladders. Master stream operations.

326
Q

should position on the side of the structure where the fire is located or suspected

A

The first due truck

327
Q

towers should be able to place their bucket

A

on the ground and/or below grade in front of the fire building

328
Q

The aerial device can be positioned one of two ways on uneven terrain

A

laterally and longitudinally

329
Q

is the portion of the building that can be reached by the tip of the aerial or the bucket of the tower

A

The scrub area

330
Q

Positioning on the corner of the building allows the truck company to

A

Scrub two sides of the building

331
Q

On rear mount aerial devices, what position will place the turntable closest to the building?

A

Backing in

332
Q

one and one-half times the height of the building

A

Collapse zone

333
Q

Y = 1.5x

A

Collapse zone

334
Q

a minimum distance of how many feet shall be maintained between the aerial device and the wires at all times??

A

10

335
Q

shall never be placed on manhole covers, storm sewer boxes, underground vaults, or curbs not supported by a sidewalk

A

Outriggers

336
Q

For Townhouse/Rowhouse If the fire is confirmed to be in a middle unit, the truck can position where to access multiple floors of the fire unit and the exposures?

A

in front of an exposure

337
Q

If heavy fire conditions are encountered requiring either an offensive exterior attack or defensive operations, the Incident Commander (IC) should use what apparatus (or more than one if necessary) on side Alpha for mobile ground- level heavy caliber streams

A

338
Q

In a Garden Apartment The truck company can be simultaneously tasked with extinguishment and exposure protection. The truck alternates the stream between extinguishment and exposure protection by

A

going over the rooftop

339
Q

The first-due truck on a high-rise should park on what side unless fire location can be readily identified

A

Alpha

340
Q

In what year did Lloyd Layman published the book Fundamentals of Fire Fighting Tactics?

A

1953

341
Q

What does the I in the acronym LIP stand for?

A

Incident stabilization

342
Q

What does the first E in the acronym RECEO-VS stand for?

A

Exposure

343
Q

What are the three basic types of aerial devices?

A

Rear mount, midmount, and tractor drawn

344
Q

Truck companies in this region typically have an rear-mount aerial device that can reach how many feet?

A

105 feet

345
Q

Where should the second-due truck company report to on a residential alarm response?

A

The floor above the fire floor

346
Q

What is the most important factor in positioning a truck?

A

347
Q

When the second due truck cannot position on the charlie side of the structure, where is the next best option to position?

A

Near the first due truck in front of the structure

348
Q

What is setback?

A

The horizontal distance from the building to the turntable

349
Q

Lateral grades up to what percent can be corrected using the stabilizers?

A

5 to 6 percent

350
Q

What is the formula for calculating the collapse zone?

A

y = 1.5 x

351
Q

What should firefighters be in the habit of doing before grabbing door handles, tools, or ground ladders when the aerial is in operation?

A

Touching the truck with the back of their hand

352
Q

How many pounds can outriggers concentrate on a spot without the use of a jack plates?

A

40,000

353
Q

How many pounds can outriggers concentrate on a spot with the use of jack plates?

A

25,000

354
Q

How many pounds per square inch can outriggers concentrate without the use of a jack plate?

A

400 psi

355
Q

How many pounds per square inch can outriggers concentrate with the use of a jack plate?

A

35 psi

356
Q

When it comes to strip shopping centers, what must truck companies be aware of in the rear of the buildings?

A

Low wires, narrow access, and vehicles blocking access

357
Q

What is the general plan or course of action decided upon to reach the objectives?

A

The strategy

358
Q

All ventilation activities should be coordinated with who?

A

The interior personnel

359
Q

What is the standard tool of choice for rapid vertical ventilaiton on type III construction?

A

A chain saw

360
Q

In what roof design are all exterior walls are load bearing?

A

Hip roof

361
Q

A structure or occupancy designed to be environmentally responsible is called?

A

A Green Building

362
Q

L.I.P. is an acronym for?

A

Life Safety, Incident Stabilization, Property Protection

363
Q

RECEO-VS Is an acronym for ?

A

Rescue, Exposures, Confine, Extinguish, Overhaul, Ventilate, Salvage

364
Q

SLICERS is an acronym for?

A

Size up, Locate, Identify, Cool, Extinguishment, Rescue, Salvage

365
Q

Veis is an acronine for?

A

Vent, Enter, Isolate, Search

366
Q

Typically where does the first due truck go?

A

With the First engine company to the fire floor.

367
Q

Who is responsible to ensure the 360? lap is done?

A

Second Truck

368
Q

Typically where does the second truck go?

A

Floor above the fire

369
Q

When it is not possible to get the second due truck to the Charlie side where should they park?

A

Bumper to bumper with the first truck

370
Q

What is the recommended set back for a tower in front of a shopping center?

A

30’

371
Q

When positioning behind a ladder truck what is a concern?

A

Parking to close and not being able to access ground ladders

372
Q

When positioning on a slope what angle range will give to full ladder extension?

A

0? to 5?

373
Q

What slope degree range will give you half capacity of the ladder?

A

5.1? to 8?

374
Q

Why should a ladder position on the corner of a building?

A

It can cover 2 sides of the building

375
Q

What is the minimal distance a ;adder should be from power lines?

A

10’

376
Q

Why should the jack plates be used when the ladder is used?

A

It can significantly drop the lbs. per square inch for the out rigger

377
Q

Why should the truck driver check the jack plates frequently?

A

To ensure the stability of the apparatus

378
Q

What does the safety limiter switch do on a short Jacked ladder?

A

Prevent you from working on the short jacked side

379
Q

How should you position for extinguishment and exposure protection on a garden apartment?

A

On the side and go over the roof to do both functions

380
Q

When placing a ground ladder when do you take the window out?

A

With confirmation from the interior crews