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What can an AERIAL be used for? 1.1

Rescue
Entry
Search
Ventilation
Stretch Hoselines to Upper floors or Roof
Bridge Gaps
Operate Hoselines from ladder
Ladder pipe operations
Observation post

1

Where will the LCC remain til it is evident that aerial is not required?

Vicinity of turntable

2

Who assists the LCC in setting up? 2.2

OV

3

How many GUIDE men are needed to back up apparatus?

At least 1 guide man

4

What feet from the building is considered good for a climbing angle?

25ft to 35 ft

5

Who can assist the LCC in the INITIAL placement of APPARATUS? 3.1.1

OFFICER or OV

6

Where should CHOCKS be located on the apparatus? 3.1.2

Both sides

7

TWO methods of lining up LADDER with WINDOWS by LCC.
EXPERIENCED LCC.? Less EXPERIENCED LCC?

EXPERIENCED LCC
LADDER RAIL
TOP SECTION

LESS EXPERIENCED
UNDERSIDE of BEAM
of TOP SLIDING SECTION

8

Recommended distance of TIP to OBJECTIVE? For a RESCUE?

2 to 6 inches

2 inches for RESCUE

9

At VERY extreme angle's where should the ladder be placed when put to the roof?

BARELY TOUCHING THE BUILDING

10

Positioning Aerial ladder at a WINDOW SILL?

LESS than 6" OVER sill

11

People at DIFFERENT windows of a SEVERE FIRE, WHO do we get first from the AERIAL?

Most SERIOUSLY exposed

12

What factors may affect proper Aerial placement?

Wind
Heat
Flame issuing from BELOW the rescue effort

13

Proper distance placing AERIAL ALONGSIDE Fire Escape?

1' to 3' FEET ABOVE balcony railing
2' INCHES out

14

What is considered a NARROW frontage building? LARGE frontage building?

Narrow ( less than 30'ft)
Large. ( over 30'ft)

15

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

16

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

17

How do we VENT windows using the Aerial?

EXTENDING ladder THROUGH WINDOW
Or
LOWERING ladder INTO WINDOW

NO LATERAL PRESSURE with the ladder

18

When is REMOVAL of a VICTIM considered complete using the aerial?

When Victim is all the way to THE GROUND.

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