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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

The response to a report of a fire in a parking garage will be a:

Light Box Alarm

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

Parking garages are normally constructed of:

Fire resistive or non-combustible materials

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The most important size-up consideration for a parking garage fire is:

Whether the garage is enclosed or open

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

Enclosed parking garages, including basement parking garages, are required to have a:

Sprinkler system

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Enclosed parking garages can be more dangerous because they will:

Confine and contain the products of combustion

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

Most parking garage standpipes will be a ___ system:

Dry system

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

Sizing up the structure should include the location of these 3 things:

1. FDC

2. Stairways

3. Standpipe connections

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

What are the 4 methods of fighting a fire in a parking garage?

1. Supplying the sprinkler system;

2. Attack hose line with tank water;

3. Attack hose line connected to aerial apparatus;

4. Attack hose line connected to the standpipe system

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

Anytime a pumping apparatus pumps into the sprinkler system, it should be:

Supplied by a hydrant

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When pumping into a sprinkler FDC, the initial pressure should be ____ psi at the FDC unless:

150 psi;

-Unless there is a sign indicating a higher pressure

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This method will be the easiest and fastest method of fighting a parking garage fire:

Attack hose line with tank water

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What size and how long of hose should be connected between the pumping apparatus and aerial apparatus when using the aerial as a standpipe?

50 foot section of 3 inch

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

It can take up to ___ gallons of water to fill the aerial waterway and hoses:

250 gallons

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

One disadvantage of a dry standpipe system is:

The amount of water it takes to charge the system

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

The first in pumping apparatus is responsible for fire attack, which consists of:

Locating, confining, and extinguishing the fire

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

The first in pumping apparatus should position to:

Allow the firefighters easy access to the stairwell nearest the fire

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

The firefighters of the 1st in pumping apparatus should bring these to the fire floor:

1. Attack line (Rackline, bundle,or standpipe hose)

2. extinguisher

3. forcible entry tools

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

The driver of the 1st in pumping apparatus should:

Wait with the unit for further instructions

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

Upon arrival at the fire floor, the officer should determine the:

Exact location, extent, and severity of the fire

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

The 2nd arriving pumping apparatus is responsible for:

Assisting with water supply and deploying a 2nd hose line if needed

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

Upon arrival, the 2nd in pumping apparatus should locate and position:

Near the parking garage FDC and report their location, and find the nearest hydrant to flush

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

The aerial apparatus is responsible for:

Inside truck work and the use of the aerial device

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Upon arrival, the aerial should position to:

Raise the aerial to the fire floor near the fire

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The driver of the aerial should initially:

Stay with the ladder and operate the aerial

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If the pumping apparatus officer decides to use the aerial as a standpipe, before raising the aerial to the fire floor, the aerial driver must do these 3 things:

1. Remove the nozzle;

2. Place the aerial waterway adapter on the aerial waterway;

3. Ensure the aerial is changed from the rescue position to the firefighting position

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

The aerial ladder should be set with the exception that:

The ladder will extend several inches when charged

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[A108.1 Parking Garage Fires]

Even if the aerial is not being used as a standpipe, it should be set for (2):

1. Lighting;

2. 2nd means of egress

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The aerial firefighters should report to the fire floor with:

1. Forcible entry tools

2. Traffic cones

3. PPV Fan

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Who should direct and assist vehicles leaving the parking structure?

The aerial firefighters

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If the the 2nd pumping apparatus is needed to deploy a backup line, they should report to the fire floor with:

Either a:

1. Rackline

2. Bundle

3. Standpipe hose

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