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1

primary responsibility of the initial fire attack team is to ...

locate, identify the emergency and determine the scope

2

when an actual fire is located, the officer of the attack team is designated the ?

division supervisor

3

a hi rise fire attack team takes specific equipment with them on an investigation what are they?

scba
forcible entry tools
hose packs
TIC

4

what unit is responsible for transport of equipment via stairwell in a Hi rise?

Ground support

5

how many feet shall BASE be from the building and not in proximity of the CP?

200 feet

6

list command staff?

PIO, safety, liaison

7

once fire attack begins in a hi rise, two members enter and two members remain where?

outside the IDLH

8

elevators used in a hi rise incident, shall not go higher than ? reported floor/lowest alarm floor

2.2

9

staging will normally be?

two floor below fire

10

who monitors the built in fire control, comms and elevator systems?

systems control unit

11

where is an appropriate location for RIC for rapid deployment?

staging or floor below the fire

12

who provides medical aid and transportation for injured and ill personnel?

medical unit

13

normally how many companies should be kept in base for each company held in staging?

2:1

14

how far is a safe location for the occupants during a hi rise incident?

200 feet

15

the command staff support staff are called?

assistants

16

what information should be relayed when the fire attack team has located the emergency?

location, nature and extent of the problem

17

what is the responsiblity of the second arriving company responsible for in a hi rise incident?

controlling elevators and vertical access routes

18

what are the basic requirements of the ICS has been met with the establishment of ?

fire attack, lobby control, staging and base

19

medical group super would recieve orders from and report to?

Operations

20

the time to consider for early relief on an actual hi rise fire is?

10-15 minutes

21

who is responsible for verifying water supply into the standpipe system at a hi rise?

lobby control

22

if an additional water supply is needed via the stairwell, who is responsible for providing a supply line to the entrance of the stairwell?

Base

23

the individual in charge of staging in a high rise fire is known as?

area manager

24

protecting the fire pump room from flooding and power loss is the responsibility of?

ground support unit

25

the responsiblity of providing operators for elevator operations rest with?

lobby control

26

the systems control unit leader will be located in, or adjacent to?

the fire control room/area

27

high rise ; base may be established by?

available engineers from the first alarm assignment

28

the responsiblity for priority movement of personnel and equip. between base and staging lies with?

lobby control

29

a hi rise building is define as a building which is over?

75 feet, ground level access to floor level of highest floor

30

hi rise buildings are designed with how many hour fire resistance between floors and around vertical openings?

2 hours

31

the objective for fire suppression force in a hi rise is to ?

locate, confine and extinguish

32

upon arrival at a high rise fire an an evacuation is underway, attempt should be made to?

attempt to gain control of the evacuation

33

commercial hi rise buildings are characterized by?

center core construction
circuit corridors around the core
larger, more open spaces

34

which of the following poses the greatest danger to occupants during a high rise fire?

exposure to smoke and products of combustion

35

the most effective means of saving lives and facilitating rescue in a hi rise fire emerg. is?

aggressive attack on fire

36

wehn conducting a search during a hi rise fire, the company entering an entry door shall place a ?

single slash and company designation on the entry door to the right of the slash

37

hi rise occupancies designed for human occupancy are divided into what two types?

residential and commercial

38

when ascending via stairwells the fire attack officer should check floor status every?

4-5 floors

39

when an evacuation is underway prior to the fire dept. arrival, firefighters must make their way to each landing and attempt to control exiting occupants, beginning at ?

the second floor

40

preplanning hi rise fires, also involves?

working knowledge of the building
optimum physical conditioning
understanding hi rise ICS and company SOP

41

building occupants who call 911 to report being trapped within a hi rise building fire can be managed by ?

communication tech specialist; command post

42

as the fire attack officer, once you have identified the fire floor, before opening the stairwell door you shall?

check the floor above and report you findings to the IC

43

unless fire conditions dictate otherwise, the best place to connect toa building standpipe is?

fire floor

44

when a hi rise fire exist and the buildings exterior entrance is locked, the first priority is to?

gain effective access

45

a minimum number of personnel needed before an elevator is used to go aloft is?

5

46

no more than how many personnel, with required equip shall be permitted in any one elevator at a time during phase 2 opeations?

6

47

elevators installed after oct. 1985 must have a separate button for use by emergency personnel. what is that button named?

call cancel

48

a FD member shall be designated to control the car opeation. this operator reports to?

lobby control unit

49

what position, on the lobby emerg. service key switch is use to place the elevator in operation on a temporary basis when the entire building has been deemed safe for normal use?but there is residual smoke remaining to activate associated smoke detectors

bypass

50

the first fire suppression resource discovers that all elevators have been recalled to the lobby or designated level. proper procedures indicate?

the lobby emerg. service switch shall be activated

51

elevators to go aloft during a hi rise fire shall make precautionary stopes every ? these precautionary stops test and confirm that the elevator is operating properly in?

5 floors
phase 2 mode

52

using elevators for asscent should determine the location of stairwells in relationship to the elevator. when should this be accomplished?

first and subsequent precautionary stops

53

elevator ascent during investigations for fires shall only be used when the reported location is above what floor?

6

54

hi rise building greater thatn 150' equipped with fire protection water system with a fire pump,fire dept. connections, a combination standpipe system with 1 1/2 " outlets on the floors would be built between what dates?

1960-1974

55

the most important fire protection system provide to protect a hi rise and its occupants is?

water systems

56

what standpipe stystem is the total water supply delivered by FD apparatus through inlet connections?

class1

57

what system is required for a high rise building built from 1960-1974

class 3 combo system

58

diesel pumps are required to have a separate fuel supply and separate fuel supply tank for each engine. fuel supplies shall last a minimum of?

4 hours for existing hi rises and 8 hours for post 1974

59

what is installed to prevent the fire pump from continually starting and stopping?

jockey pump

60

1974 to present, over 75' in height that do not exceed 150' are fully sprinklered and utilize what type of system to supply the sprinklers?

dry standpipe systems

61

standpipe systems are required in buildings three or more stories in height( four or more stories after 1984) and are primarily used by building occupants. water is supplied to the wet standpipe system by?

domestic water system
gravity feed or pressurized tanks

62

what system is required for hi rise building built after 1974?

combined

63

the pressure regulating devices to operate properly and provide the proper pressure in flow, the designed static pressure on the riser must be provided by?

building fire pumps
depart. apparatus pumping system pressure

64

in order for pressure regulating devices to work properly and to provide rated flow, how far should the standpipe outlet valve be opened?

fully

65

during the construction of a building and until the permanent fire extinguishing system is in service, every building above what story shall be provided with how many standpipes?

6;
not less than 1

66

what are the basic parameters to formulate a salvage plan?

determine the origin of the problem
amount of water present
anticipated flow

67

salvage operations should begin where the greatest loss is expected which is generally?

the floor of origin
the floor directly below the fire

68

hi rise: the total loss due to structure fire is a result of?

direct and indirect loss

69

the best method for removing large quantities of water from the upper floors of a hi rise building is?

channeling

70

the responsiblitlity of assigning a salvage group supervisor at a hi rise fire is with?

IC

71

hi rise: priorities of salvage operations would be quickly established and based on?

size of occupancy

72

the accumulation of water resulting from fire suppression operations should be a concern for dept. personnel due to?

structural collapse potential

73

hi rise: the main focus in salvage operations is the control of water and?

keeping it out of elevator shafts, machinery rooms, and electrical rooms

74

decisions on actions taken in the fire control room will normally be made by?

IC, lobby control uit, or systems control unit

75

the total number of sound powered phone sets found in a hi rise fire control room is?

7

76

sound powered telephone jacks may be found in the following locations?

elevator cars
elevator vestibules
enclosed stairways at each level
exit location to a public way from stairs haft

77

any switching of the air handling controls found in the hi rise fire control room should be done cautiously and under the direction of?

IC

78

some systems in hi rise building will re lock stair shaft doors in the alarm system is reset. in these situations, what should be done to keep stair shaft doors unlocked?

activate the stair shaft door override switch

79

what items should be found in a lockbox located in the fire control room?

six plasticized copies of the building inventory sheet
elevator and master keys
elevator instruction card

80

the public telephone number in the fire control room should be provided to?

MFC
IC
lobby control
fire attack

81

during a hi rise fire, if you are informed that a stair shaft doors are locked, unlock them and report your actions to?

your supervisor

82

if you are notified that a hi rise building has a disaster plan or emergency plan, that plan should be provided to?

IC

83

the basic parameters to formulate a salvage plan includes determing?

origin of the problem
amount of water present and
anticipated flow

84

during a hi rise fire, what would be the responsibility or the elevator group supervisor?

locating and searching for unaccounted elevators

85

emerg. power systems in hi rise buildings are required to be activated within how many seconds of power loss to the buildings?

10

86

in a high rise fire, the responsibility of the fire attack team is?

enter the building, determine a safe means of ascent, and locate the emergency

87

NIMS allows the planning/intelligence position to be established in which of the following?

command staff officer
section chief under the IC
branch director under operations
unit/teck specialist under the planning section chief

88

normally, helicopters should remain a minimum of? from the involved building while in flight and away from the command post?

500 feet

89

the fire attack team upon determining the stairwell of ascent, relays the stairwell identification in incoming companies and shall take the following equipment aloft?

SCBA
portable radio
forcible entry tools
2 inch hose pack with pigtail
Rotary saw and spare blades

90

if it is not determined that they cannot extinguish the fire. in this situation, the fire attack team must?

protect vertical openings and contain the fire

91

in a hi rise fire, searches shall be conducted on a priority basis beginning with the?

fire floor and all areas above the fire

92

when would it be necessary to open the stairwell door from the fire floor to the evacuation stairwell?

when it necessitates a civilian or firefighters rescue

93

evacuation of a hi rise building during an emerg. should be based on?

the risk to occupants

94

if the building is not equipped with pressurized stair shafts, lobby control should pressurize?

all access stariwells

95

when an evacuation is underway prior to the fire dept. arrival, FF must make their way to each landing and attempt to control exiting occupants, beginning at ?

second floor

96

placing blowers ? is more effective than placing them?

in a V shape, in series

97

compared to negative pressure ventilation, positive pressure ventilation is approximately ? as effective at removing contaminates from a building?

twice

98

an effective communication plan at a high rise incident is crucial. the plan must allow the IC to?

provide for personnel accountability

99

during a high rise fire, the staging group supervisor or designee, should monitor? radio channels which are the?

two
logistics channel and command channel

100

to be effective, radio messages should be?

concise, brief, use accepted terminology

101

most high rise buildings have an emergency helicopter landing facility of the roof. the number inside the 50' by 50' pad indicates the load capacity of the pad in?

thousands of pounds

102

all new high rise buildings must have an emergency smoke control system capable of exhausting smoke directly to the exterior of the building. HVAC systems designed for smoke removal may also be used, providing they exhaust a minimum of? air exchanges per hour and exhaust exterior of the building without recirculation?

6

103

every new hi rise building must have emergency and standby power systems that operated the fire life safety systems if normal power is lost. this power must be available for at least ? hours at full demand?

8

104

halon will decompose into toxic gases, principally? if permitted to heat to approximately ?

phosgene; 900 degrees

105

combined standpipe systems are engineered to deliver specific amounts of water to the sprinklers and standpipes in the building. in all buildings exceeding 275 feet, a? system is required.

looped

106

a retrofit sprinkler ordinance was passed in august 1988, requiring the installation of sprinklers in all? hi rise buildings?

existing office

107

the helispot location during a hi rise fire should be located? from the incident site?

1/2 mile

108

a hoist may be used when people to be rescued are trapped on a balcony or on a roof without a landing area. hoist rescues are limited to? or ? stories below the roof

250 feet
20

109

the IC should consider turning the overhaul responsibilities to the owner of the building when the following conditions are met?

the fire is extinguished
safety of civilian overhaul personnel can be assured
security of the premises is in place

110

the command post shall be a safe distance from the building, how far is that?

200 feet

111

the first company on scene, by the use of a safe route, shall ?

proceed to the area where the emergency exists

112

who has the ultimate responsibility to authorize or discontinue the use of elevators?

IC

113

if the fire attack team cannot extinguish the fire they must endeavor to?

protect vertical openings and contain the fire until assistance arrives

114

staging will normally be locate two floors below the fire, unless?

it is unsuitable

115

what resources should involve a RIC?

light force, engine, squad and an ALS unit

116

who should be assigned to as a group supervisor of a RIG?

battalion commander

117

what are the contents of a RIC SCBA kit?

45/60 minute bottle
1st stage regulator with 20 foot hose
150 foot drop bag

118

how many companies should be kept at base for each company held in staging?

two

119

Logistics section is responsible for what systems?

base
lobby control
systems control
communications
ground support
supply unit
medical unit

120

using companies in stairwells to help move equipment, should be supervised by an officer. they shall place members how often and how many should be supervised?

1 every two floors
one officer per four or five members

121

If an auxiliary water supply is required at a high rise fire via the stairwell, who is responsible for coordination and supervising this effort?

Ground support unit

122

The primary responsibility of the initial fire tech team is too?

Locate and identify the emergency and determine its scope

123

The objective of the fire suppression force will be two?? And? The fire.

Locate ,confine ,extinguish

124

The basic parameters to formulate a salvage plan includes determining?

The origin of the problem, amount of water present and anticipated flow

125

A ventilation group supervisor would report to?

Operations chief

126

What should company commanders who encounter mid block fire hydrants which do not have a hydrant flicked her in the street do?

The sign fire station personnel to install Heidrick reflectors

127

The responsibility as a high-rise instant for providing medical aid and transportation for injured in your building occupants falls under?

Medical group

128

The normal first alarm assignment for a reported fire in a high-rise structure includes all the following?

EMS battalion captain,
ALS ambulance,
airborne engine component task force

129

Under the full deployment of the incident command system at the high-rise fire, the medical unit, will report directly to?

Service branch

130

The movement of air in a high-rise building, the board or downward, is subject to?

Temperature differences between inside and outside temperatures

131

He refers stack affect any high-rise building becomes more pronounced when?

Outside temperatures are higher

132

The automatic sprinkler system in a new high-rise building exceeding 275 feet in height, so have a minimum on site water supply of? Gallons.

45,000

133

The high-rise water system directly connected to a water supply equipped with 2 1/2 inch outfits for use by fire department personnel an automatic sprinklers describes what type of system?

Combined

134

Eddie high-rise fire incident, basically be established by available engineers for the first alarm assignment or buy a ? with the optimum safe distance from the building of??

Greater alarm company,
200

135

Who is responsible to protect elevator shafts, elevator rooms from water?

Salvage group

136

Upon a sent, the fire tech ops or show valuate the two floors below the reported fire for its use as a staging area and communicate this to?

IC

137

As the fire tech team sends, the officer should report conditions in the building to the icy for informational purposes and to assure adequate communication is maintained. These reports should be made?

Periodically

138

If the fire tech team is unable to affect a direct and sustainable attack they should consider?

Expose your protection and assisting with search and were you vacuolation

139

Regarding the tactics to accomplish equipment transport via the stairwell to determine the number of personnel necessary to compasses task, consider one member per? And one of OFFICER? Firefighters

2 FLOORS
4 or 5

140

And determining factor of what type of companies are personnel are requested by the IC at the high-rise fire is?

The needs of the incident

141

When waiting to load or boarding department helicopter, personnel shell? Toward the front seventh in full view of the pilot.

Form a single line at least 50 feet from the aircraft

142

And air reconnaissance office or when assigned, will normally be located?

On board of the reconnaissance aircraft

143

The final say in whether or not a rooftop evacuation will be tempted lies with?

The pilot

144

The following to minimum helicopter response times from the Van Nuys Airport ARE?

San Fernando Valley – 5 to 7 minutes,
West Los Angeles area – 10 minutes,
downtown area - 10 to 12 minutes,
Harbor area – 20 minutes

145

If department members find trap civilians on the roof of the high-rise building during a rescue operation, the shell?

Assist with crowd control

146

Relocation of the building occupants to be safe refuge with the new building is necessary, I could see if he can normally be provided by relocating located? Answer the best describes the missing information is?

Two floors above and two floors below the fire for

147

In fighting a high rise fire, if the first fire attack team cannot extinguish the fire, they should direct its efforts to ?

Containing the main body of the fire

148

If an evacuation is underway upon the fire dept. arrival, the individual who determines which stairwell of a high rise is the most suitable for fire attack and to concentrate resources to control tat stairwell is?

IC

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