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When 1st due LCC At brownstone leaves his primary position in front of building who does he notify

His company officer

1

When 1st due LCC arrives at brownstone he should prepare his apparatus for complete coverage of fire bld. Who should he notify if unable to complete assignment ?

IC must be notified

2

After setting up aerial for coverage of brownstone first duecLCC WILL due what

Raise aerial to roof

3

After raising aerial to roof of brownstone first due LCC shall wait for roof ff size up if roof ff does not need LCC On roof to assist with LSR whst should LCC do next ?

Place ladder to top floor for VEIS And team up with second due LCC or AAM

4

At a Top floor fire in a brownstone first due LCC US RADIOED by his inside team thst top floor VEIS HAS been completed by the inside team the LCC shall ?

Report to his officer with whatever tools are necessary

5

First due OVM at a brownstone will bring the following tools ?

6 hook
Halligen
Flashlight
HT

6

Top floor fire tools for first dueOVM at brownstone

Halligen
Saw
Flashlight
HT

7

Who should the first OVM notify when a person is trapped on a upper floor of a brownstone ?

Notify the company officer and IC of the floor and exact location of the victim

8

If the OVM of first due truck determines he is going to attempt a portable ladder rescue in the rear he should notify whom

Notify the IC

9

What factors determine whether an OVM will stay in the rear reassure a victim who is trapped or proceed roof to assit with LSR

1 the emotional state of victim
2 fire/smoke condition in immediate vicinity of victim
3. The location and severity of the fire

10

When there is no rear rescue needed at a brownstone and they are unable to team up to search I'm rear where does the OVM go next?

OVM returns to front and teams up LCC for top floor VEIS

11

IF OVM discovers rear fire escape on brownstone he should notify whom?

Notify there officer and the IC

12

Fire escape on the rear of a brownstone means the OVM will operate as per ladders 3 meaning he will ?

Team up with roof ff to VEIS the fire floor and if not needed there VEIS FLOORS above

13

At a top floor fire at a brownstone the 1st due OVM will proceed to roof with saw and Haligen tool he will then attempt to descend fire escape and perform VEIS of top floor with 2nd OVM as coordinated with ladder officer on top floor if unable to descend fire escape the OVM shall

Notify company officer and attempt to vent fire apt from roof level and then assit with roof vent

14

What does the first due Roof man take at a fire in a Brownstone.

Roof mans tools are:
Halligen
6 foot Haligen hook
Flashlight
Ht
LSR

15

At Brownstone what is the order of preference for access to the roof

1st Aerial
2 nd Aerial
Adjoining bld

16

The responsibility of the roof man at a brownstone covers 3 broad areas .

LIFE
COMMUNICATION
VENTILATION

17

When reaching the roof a brownstone the roofmans first duty is to

Survey the rear courts and shafts of building for trapped occupants and or persons who may have jumped also check for presence of any fire escapes

18

When doing your survey the roofman shall inform his officer of the following 3 things

1 any life hazards
2 location of fire escapes
3 .Ventilation profile of rear and sides of building

19

If there is no trapped occupants on roof the roofman will inform the LCC that no rescue ops are needed the Roof Ff will immediately begin vertical vent. True or False

False.
The roof will contact officer and tell him he is in postion to vertical vent then wait for instructions

20

When vertically venting roof the roofman shall vent in the following order

Skylights
Scuttle covers
Windows on upper floor as directed by ladder officer responsible for top floor

21

When there is a fire escape on a brownstone the roof ff shall operate in whAt manner

After completing roof ventilation duties the roof ff will team up with ovm to VEIS the fire floor and if not needed there proceed to VEIS the floors above
Members will notify their officer they are leaving there primary position and initiating such a search

22

If there is no rear fire escape and after completing there roof responsibilities the roof man notices the aerial is still on the roof what shall he do next

He shall team up with LCC for top floor VEIS

23

If there is no rear fire escape and after completing there roof responsibilities the roof man notices the aerial is no longer on the roof what shall he do next

Contact their officer and be guided by his instructions

24

At top floor fires the roofman is responsible for cutting the roof with saw. WHAT shall he do pending arrival of saw?

1 shall open returns
2 vent top floor windows from roof level as directed by ladder officer operating on top floor


Vent roof with saw after completing initial duties

25

Who should the roof man inform if cannot vent the interior stairs

IC
saw must be called for

26

Who insures that ventilation in rear is completed at a brownstone

Second due OVM

27

At top floor fire 2nd OVM shall

After checking the rear report to roof to assit with roof vent and opening up of roof or go to an exposure as directed by their officer

28

If there is a fire escape in. Brownstone the 2nd OVM shall?

Shall operate as per lad 3 and team up with 2nd ROOF ff and VEIS the apt directly over the fire from the fire escape when coordinated with ladder officer inside area to be vented

29

Second due roof ff tools at a brownstone are?

Halligen
Halligen hook 6
Ht
Flashlight


Top floor fires saw and 6 Halligen hook

30

Access to roof for 2nd due roof should be via what if possible

Second aerial to fire building or exposure

31

Second due roof shall when arriving on roof perform the following duties

1. Confirms roof vent and or assist first with vent of floors above fire
2. Check rear for fire escape ..tea up with 2ndOVM VEIS all floors above fire particular attention to top floor apts including public hall
3 if conditions warrant commence initial vent of adjoining building roofs
4 no apparent need on roof reports to officer via HT for further duties

Top floor fire roof with saw and Haligen hook to assit with vent

32

There are some differences when first due is aTL AT A BROWNSTONE. First due LCC will?

Operate on pedestal and remain there for overall safety control and coordination

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There are some differences when first due is aTL AT A BROWNSTONE. First dueOVM

Will operate as basket FF

1. Ovm will bring roof man to roof and drop ohm off there (saw and LSR if going to roof). Ovm will wait for roof size up before repositioning to fire floor for vent as coordinated by ladder officer
In area. To be vented
2. After venting fire floor reposition To top floor for VEIS
3. Prior to VEIS of top floor team up with roof ff or AAM

34

If TL is used for roof acces what shall be added to the tools brought to roof

Saw and LSR

35

1st due OVM of a TL at a brownstone will drop roof man on roof 1 st after dropping roof man o. Roof the OVM shall?

1. Wait for roof size up
2. Repositioning basket to fire floor for vent as directed by ladder officer inside area to be vented
3. Then top floor for VEIS ...PRIOR to top floor VEIS team up with roof ff

36

If first due at brownstone is a TL the 1st roof man after initial roof duties shall.

Team up with 1st OVM to VEIS TOP FLOOR

37

If first due at a BROWNSTONe is a TL what shall second LCC due

Because first due is TL then second LCC does not have to report to pedestal of first due he shall be ordered other duties as per his officer such as :
Examine exposures
Assist with roof ops
Be available to team up

38

Where should the first line be stretched at cellar fires. A brownstone

Through the front door on the first floor(basement) the down cellar via interior stair to extinguish fire

39

If a fire has control of the first floor or first floor and cellar the first line should be stretched to

The second floor by way of outside stairs to protect interior stairs

40

Where is second line stretched at a cellar fire in a brownstone

Above the fire

41

If the first line was at a cellar fire was stretched to second floor (parlor) to secure stair the second line should be stretched

To extinguish fire via the interior cellar stair

42

Third line at cellar fire in brownstone if necessary is stretched as

Ordered by IC

43

First line at upper floor brownstone fire is stretched

Taken through front door on the second floor (parlor ) to the fire floor

44

Second Line at an upper floor fire is stretched

To back up first line through parlor floor door

45

Third line at upper floor fire in a brownstone is stretched

As ordered by IC

46

At a brownstone fire where the building is fully involved first due engine should?

Drop two handkines front of building and position apparatus for the possible use of multiversal nozzle or to supply TL

47

First line at a fully involved brownstone should be stretched ?

Advanced into fire building through front door

48

Second line a fully involved brownstone should be stretched ?

Back up 1st line

49

Third line at a fully involved brownstone should be stretched

1. Into the fire building
2. To an exposure if fire is reported there
3. No fire in the exposures stretch through an exposure to a rear yard of fire building

50

Where should the first line be stretched at cellar fires. A brownstone

Through the front door on the first floor(basement) the down cellar via interior stair to extinguish fire

51

If a fire has control of the first floor or first floor and cellar the first line should be stretched to

The second floor by way of outside stairs to protect interior stairs

52

Where is second line stretched at a cellar fire in a brownstone

Above the fire

53

If the first line was at a cellar fire was stretched to second floor (parlor) to secure stair the second line should be stretched

To extinguish fire

54

Third line at cellar fire in brownstone if necessary is stretched as

Ordered by IC

55

First line at upper floor brownstone fire is stretched

Taken through front door to the fire floor

56

Second Line at an upper floor fire is stretched

To back up first line

57

Third line at upper floor fire in a brownstone is stretched

As ordered by IC

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At a brownstone fire where the building is fully involved first due engine should?

Drop two handkines front of building and position apparatus for the possible use of multiversal nozzle or to supply TL

59

First line at a fully involved brownstone should be stretched ?

Advanced into fire building through front door

60

Second line a fully involved brownstone should be stretched ?

Back up 1st line

61

Third line at a fully involved brownstone should be stretched

To an exposure if fire is reported there
No fire in the exposures stretch through an exposure to a rear hard

62

When a serious fire burns out the entire first floor of a row frame there is a danger of collapse especially in which buildings in the row

Corner blds and buildings standing alone

63

At top floor fires in brownstone type row frame the first due truck is responsible for

VEIS OFTOP FLOOR including examination of clock loft

64

At top floor fires in brownstone type row frame the second due truck is responsible for

Exposure 2 and 4 for extension

65

At top floor fires at OLT type row frames the inside team of first dueis responsible for

VEIS Of fire apt with examination of cocklof

66

At top floor fires at OLT type row frames the inside team of second due is responsible for

VEISof adjoining apt including examination of cockloft

67

Entrance doors at row frame should be fully chocked open when

When hose lines are stretched through the front door

68

If entrance doors to brownstones or row frames are self closing and equipped with a locking device what should be done and who should do it

The door should be blocked so it does lock or fully close by the first member through the door it should not be fully chocked until hose lines are stretched through doors towards fire area

69

FE FF at row frame tools are

Axe/Halligen or maul/Haligen
Rabbit
Ht
Flashlight

70

How high long and deep will row frames generally be?

2-5 stories
20 to 30 feet in width
40 to 60 feet deep

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The cockloft in a rowframe is how high

Form one foot the height tall enough for a man to stand

72

Old law tenement type row frame fire on second floor after the first due LCC raise the ladder to the roof what should he do next ?

VEIS THE fire apt from the exterior using portable ladders when teamed up with 2 nd lcc

73

When fire is on 3 rd floor or above the first LCC should do what after raises aerial to roof

Reposition aerial to fire floor for VEIS WITH second LCC

74

After VEIS of fire apt is complete in Old law tenement type row frame what should LCC of first due truck do?

Aerial can be used to VEIS adjoining apt and or floors above

75

First due OVM at old law tenement type row frames is

6 hook
Haligen
Flashlight
Ht

76

Top floor fires first OVM row frame tools are

Saw
Haligen

77

Access to roof at row frames

1 aerial
2. Second aerial
3 adjoining bld (immediate adjoining building should not be used

78

First due roof mans tools at Rowframe are

Halligen
6 Halligen hook
LSR
HT
flashlight

79

In a top floor fire in a brownstone type Rowframe the inside team operate where?

The most severely threatened exposure

Consideration should be given to bringing two six foot hooks instead of can

80

At top floor fire in A brownstone type Rowframe the 2nd LCC after no longer needed I front of building should go where?

Goes into exposure as directed by their officer if IDLH team up with another member

81

Top floor fire at brownstone type Rowframe the 2nd due OVM if not needed in front for rescue at building that has fire escape should

Check rear for trapped occupants and ensure ventilation is completed
if building has fire escape then ascend fire escape and team up with 1st due OVM to VEIS TOP FLOOR
No rear fire escape then team up for exposure examination with LCC or proceed to roof

82

Tools for 2nd due roofman at top floor fire Rowframe brownstone type

Saw
6 Halligen hook

83

Second due OVM at top floor fire old law tenement type Rowframe should operate

From fire escape and VEIS the top floor when teamed up with first OVM

84

At brownstone type Rowframe 1 st due OVM of a TL Will operate in the following manner

1. Bring basket to roof for access(saw and LSR )
2. Wait for roof size up before repositioning rig to fire floor for vent
3. After venting fire floor reposition basket for top floor VEIS TEAM UP with roof ff

85

Old law tenement type Rowframe 1st due OVM WILL go where after completion of roof size up

Fire floor

86

Roof access for 1st due roof man TL

Basket
1st aerial
Adjoining building ( not immediate adjoining)

87

At old law tenement Rowframe building what may first due roof manS of a TL officer request he do after initial roof vent is complete?

Perform outside vent of fire apt with second roof

88

Engine company ordered to take a line to an exposure for purpose of extinguishing fire in cockloft should take what with the them

Six foot hook

89

Where does the first line go at cellar fire in Rowframe

1 st line through front door then to cellar via interior stairs
If cannot advance down cellar due to intensity of fire it shall used to protect public hall interior stairs and first floor
After cellar fire has been controlled by 2nd line first line can be advanced to top floor to extinguish any extension intervening floors must be checked and member stationed on landing to warn if fire breaks out below

90

2nd line at cellar fire in Rowframe

1. Second line should back up,first line
2. First line is advanced to cellar and back up is not needed ,then second line to first floor then proceed to top floor for extension.
If first line is used to cover public hall and back up not needed then second line will be used to stretch to cellar via outside entrance to extinguish fire

91

Third line at cellar fire in Rowframe

Ordered by IC

92

At fire on upper floors of Rowframe 1 st line stretched ?

To location of fire via interior stairs this line will need enough to cover entire buildin

93

Second line at upper floor fire Rowframe

1. If not needed to back up first line
2. Second line at upper floor fire Rowframe should be stretched to the top floor or to floor above. If fire in exposure may be more effective in exposure need enough line to cover entire building

94

Third line at upper floor fire in Rowframe

As ordered by IC
Fire building
Exposure
Supply TL
Through exposure to rear

95

At a Rowframe fully involved and fire in exposures how many lines should first due drop in front of building

One 3 1/2 for TL
one handline

96

First line At a Rowframe fully involved with fire in exposures should be stretched where?

Into fire building through front door

97

Second line at a Rowframe fully involved fire in exposures ?

If not needed to back up first line
Stretched to top floor of the most severe exposure this line will be needed to protect cockloft. And interior shafts
While proceeding to top floor check intermediate floors for fire

98

The third line at a Rowframe building that is fully involved with fire in exposure should be stretched to

If 2nd due was needed to back up first due then 3rd line into most severe exposure
If 2 nod to top floor of most severe exposure then 3 rd line to The top opposite exposure thAt second due went to this hoseline will be needed protect the cockloft an interior shafts

4 th line as ordered by IC

99

First engine at a vacant Rowframe in a row of occupied frame should drop how many lines and stretch the first line where?

The first to arrive engine should drop two lines including one 3 1/2 to supply a TL and handline to enter the most severe exposure

100

Second line at a vacant building in a row of occupied frames should go where

If not needed to back up first line Stretched to the fire building or the opposite exposure

101

Third line at fire in a vacant Rowframe in a row of occupied Frames should go to

Stretched the third line to the fire building or he opposite exposure depending where second due stretched

102

In a fire in a vacant Rowframe in a row of vacant frames the first line should be stretched

Initially operate from exterior until TL, multiversal , or heavy caliber stream can be placed into operation then handline I stretched. Into most severe exposure


Stretch 3 1/2 for TL
When necessary Position apparatus for use of multiversal nozzle
In- line pumping should be give consideration in this situation

103

Second line at a fire in a vacant Rowframe in a row of vacant frames should be stretched to

If not needed to back up first line Then opposite exposure or through an exposure to a rear yard

104

If a brownstone has a flat roof the cockloft space between the ceiling and roof is

2' to 3' feet in height
Roof pitched toward rear

105

Fires in brownstones are usually contained to original fire building what are some ways it may spread to adjoining

Cellar where beams butt up against
Yankee Gutter
Via cockloft due to faulty construction

106

Light fire condition is considered

Fire that can be extinguished with operation of one hand line and or hand extinguishers without resorting to extinguishing agents

107

Medium fire condition

Indicates a fire that can be extinguished with operation of two hand lines

108

If on a brownstone the entrance door is self closing and equipped with locking device than

First member through door shall Block door and prevent it from closing
Fully chock when hoselines are stretched through door

109

Top floor fire in brownstone the first due aerial LCC will,

1. Raise and position aerial to roof of exposure for roof and ovm
2. Commence venting top floor windows with permission of officer inside fire area to be vented
3. If LCC not informed by inside team that the made the front then he should go in and search

110

In a brownstone using the adjoining building is then3 rd option for access to the roof which adjoining building should you use

The building offering easiest access to its interior

111

Duties of 2nd due LCC at brownstone are

1. Position apparatus and place in PTO for use BY roof ff
2. Team up with 1st due LCC for top floor VEIS
3 . If no longer needle at aerial or for other laddering operation on front of building goes where company officer directs

Note outside team should be prepared to help first due in LSR op

112

After second due goes to rear and ensures ventilation has been completed and sees that no laddering ops are necessary in rear what is the next option for the second o
Ovm

Return to front of building in case there is a need to get to the floors above via portable ladder ...team up

If not needed in above situation than meet up with officer above fire

113

The second due roof will go to the roof on top floor brownstone fire with what tools

Saw and Halligen hook

114

For fires below the top floor second due roof should be alert to what

First due roof mans request for a saw

115

First line at a first floor fire in a brownstone goes

Stretched through the front door on the first floor to extinguish fire

116

Second line for a first floor fire in a brownstone goes

If not needed to back up first line shall be stretched through the front door on second floor(parlor) to maintain integrity of interior stairs

117

Third line at a first floor (basement) fire in a brownstone goes

As ordered by IC

118

If there are interior wooden stairs that connect the first floor (basement) and second floor (parlor) and there is a fire on first floor what should be done if possible

If there are doors either at the top or bottom of these stairs they shall be closed to control flow path

119

IC should ask for what for two floors of fire in brownstone

Extra engine and truck

120

IC should ask for what if heavy fire in cellar or basement

Second alarm

121

Description of row frame buildings

Height two to five stories
20' to 30' width
40 to 60' deep

Brownstone layout :
3 window fronts
One apt going front to rear
No rear fire escapes

Railroad flat type :
4 windows per floor
Rear fire escape
May be dumbwaiter and light shafts

Either ballon frame or braced construction

122

Scuttle in row frames usually located

Near skylight over stairs

123

First due OVM at row frame

Except for assisting the LCC in front with rescue or removal assignment is to ventilate the fire are from exterior

Top floor fires
Proceed to roof with saw and Halligen
When possible descend fire escape and provide VEIS
Unable to descend fire escape notify company officer
When directed by company officer operating on top floor attempt vent of fire apt from roof level
Then assist roof ff with roof vent

124

The first due roofman at a row frame building will initial survey the rear and sides and shafts for trapped occupants and the presence of fireescapes. If there are no trapped occupants he will notify his LCC of these . What are his next actions ?

Notify his officer he is in position to perform vertical vent tactics and proceed as directed

125

The roof man at 3 floor fire in four story row frame after his initial vertical vent tactics are complete decides to vent the windows on the top floor . Before doing so he contacted his officer for permission ? Is this action correct

No contact the officer on the top floor

126

Duties of inside team at top floor fire of brownstone type row frame (3 window front)?

1. VEIS top floor exposure
2. Examine cockloft .. Make holes in each room do not pull until charged line in position
3. Fire discovered notify IC
4. If determined can make stop in this building then call for line
5. If determined cannot make stop in this building then move to additional exposures to determine boundaries

127

Second LCC

H

128

Second LCC at a olt type row frame top floor fire

1. Position and prepare apparatus for full coverage for rescue
2. No longer needed in front goes into exposure as directed by his officer

129

First due roof at fire in brownstone type row frame after completion of initial roof duties ?

Team up with ovm for top floor VEIS

130

First line for a first floor fire in a row frame

To the location of fire

If brownstone type through front door on first floor

131

Second line at first floor fire in a row frame

If not needed to back up first line than floor above

In brownstone type if not needed to back up first line then stretch through second floor (parlor)

132

Third line at a first floor fire in a row frame

IC order as needed
1. Fierce bld
2. Exposure
3. TL
Through exposure to rear yard