Flashcards in Aerial Ladders Deck (19):
What can an AERIAL be used for? 1.1
Stretch Hoselines to Upper floors or Roof
Operate Hoselines from ladder
Ladder pipe operations
Where will the LCC remain til it is evident that aerial is not required?
Vicinity of turntable
Who assists the LCC in setting up? 2.2
How many GUIDE men are needed to back up apparatus?
At least 1 guide man
What feet from the building is considered good for a climbing angle?
25ft to 35 ft
Who can assist the LCC in the INITIAL placement of APPARATUS? 3.1.1
OFFICER or OV
Where should CHOCKS be located on the apparatus? 3.1.2
TWO methods of lining up LADDER with WINDOWS by LCC.
EXPERIENCED LCC.? Less EXPERIENCED LCC?
UNDERSIDE of BEAM
of TOP SLIDING SECTION
Recommended distance of TIP to OBJECTIVE? For a RESCUE?
2 to 6 inches
2 inches for RESCUE
At VERY extreme angle's where should the ladder be placed when put to the roof?
BARELY TOUCHING THE BUILDING
Positioning Aerial ladder at a WINDOW SILL?
LESS than 6" OVER sill
People at DIFFERENT windows of a SEVERE FIRE, WHO do we get first from the AERIAL?
Most SERIOUSLY exposed
What factors may affect proper Aerial placement?
Flame issuing from BELOW the rescue effort
Proper distance placing AERIAL ALONGSIDE Fire Escape?
1' to 3' FEET ABOVE balcony railing
2' INCHES out
What is considered a NARROW frontage building? LARGE frontage building?
Narrow ( less than 30'ft)
Large. ( over 30'ft)
LARGE frontage building, NO conditions exist in front of building, where shall the CENTER of TURNTABLE be placed? 3.5.1
15' ft from SIDE WALL passed on approach
Where on the WINDOW do VENT using the AERIAL ladder?
Upper Window panel
ABOVE the SASH
EXTEND withOUT hitting SIDES or TOP of window frame
How do we VENT windows using the Aerial?
EXTENDING ladder THROUGH WINDOW
LOWERING ladder INTO WINDOW
NO LATERAL PRESSURE with the ladder