Flashcards in Brownstones Deck (42):
What's the height of a brownstone
3 to 5 story's with a cellar
What is the only floor with 2 means of egress
The first floor (basement)
Where is the access to the roof via ladder leading up to the scuttle opening
The ladder is usually In a closet
Particular points if examination inside brownstones should include
Dumbwaiter shafts, hot air ducts, registers and pockets in the walls on the parlor floor (pocket doors)
Some bstones have open stairs in the rear of the building. What floors are they on
Usually from 1st to 2nd floors
T or f. All horizontal and initial vertical ventilation must be controlled, communicated and coordinated by the lad co. Off. Inside the fire area to be vented
T or f. 1st due lad off. Informs members operating above the fire as to the location of the fire on the fire floor
True. So they can check for extension
T or f. Generally the window over the main entrance opens into one small room on some floors
False. On all upper floors. Ps. A similar type room may be found in the rear
For a top floor fire. Raise the aerial to the roof of the fire building for use by roof and ov
False. Raise to roof of exposure
When the ov determines that a laddering operation is practical they may initiate such an attempt. Generally there is less effort and staffing involved then a lsr. The ov should
Sir. Size ladder. Ic notify. Route
T or f 1st due roof ff notifys the off. Of any life hazard, location of fire escapes, and the ventilation profile of the rear and sides of the building
T or f. 1st due roof vents windows to the upper floors as directed by the ladder co off. Responsible for the top floor.
True. Ps. It doesn't have to be his officer
T of f. The scuttle ladder shall never be used to descend to the lower floors
F. Unless the fire is under control
What does 2nd due inside team do at a top floor fire
Go into fire building checking floors below. Be available to assist or relieve 1st ladder
The 2nd ladder co has 2 general areas if responsibility
1Saving life on floors above and in attached exposures 2 Controlling extension of fire to floors above and below via heat registers and dumbwaiters and controlling spread to attached exposures
T or f. Maximum use of 10 foot hooks is expected for top floor fires
False. 6 foot hooks for top floors. Ps 10 foot hooks for parlor floor
T or f. 2nd due lcc positions apparatus and place in power take off (pto) for use by the roof ff
T or f. For a top floor fire the 2nd due ov after checking the rear reports to the roof to assist in ventilation and opening up of the roof or go into an exposure as directed by off
1st ladder is a tower ladder. The ov will wait or reposition
1 The ov will wait for completion of roof size up before repositioning the basket to the fire floor for ventilation as coordinated with the lad co off inside the fire area to be vented. 2 after venting fire floor reposition basket to top floor for veis 3 prior to entry ov team up with roof ff
Order of preference if 1st tower ladder on scene
1 basket 2 2nd aerial 3 adjoining bldg
Building fully involved. Where do lines go
1st line. Fire bldg 2nd back up. 3rd ordered by ic. 1 into fire bldg. 2 exposure 3 rear yard
Order of preference to roof if aerial on scene first
1 aerial ladder 2 2nd aerial 3 adjoining building
Extentions are added to what floor?
First floor basement. 2 to 3 stories. 10' to 20' with own cockloft
Only floor with 2 egress ?
First floor -- basement
Most brownstones do not have f/e ?
Majority of roofs?
Flat with no parapet in the rear
Access to roof is via Iron ladder leading up scuttle found where ?
Fire generally confined to original fire bld. There may be some spread ?
In cellars due to beams butting up against each other, cockloft due to deterioration & faulty construction in division walls. Via cornice and or yankee gutter.
Fast way to check rear for trapped occupants?
The basement --1st floor. **only floor with two egress
Medium fire condition is stretching of two hand lines ?
Search, hose line / sight -- hearing.
LCC notifies whom when leaving primary position?
Top floor fire LCC?
Raise aerial to EXPOSURE
OV no front rescue. Goes to rear. Use what hook to vent 2nd floor ?
1. Aerial 2. 2nd aerial 3. Adj bld easiest access
1st ladder is TL - the ov position will be covered by?
Top floor fire 2 nd inside team?
Check floors below
Position apparatus & place into PTO. Rpt to turntable of 1st ladder co.
Top floor fire 2nd ov?
Check rear. Rpt to roof or or exposure directed by officer
Top floor fire saws to roof by who ?
1st OV & 2nd roof