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FF PROCEDURES: BROWNSTONE/ROWFRAMES

GENERAL DESCRIPTION ON A BROWNSTONE:

3 TO 5 STORIES

BASEMENT IS THE 1ST FLOOR (ONLY FLOOR W/2 EXITS)

20 - 25 FT WIDE

DEPTH VARIES TO ABOUT 6FT

FLAT ROOF COCKLOFT 2 TO 3 FT

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IN BROWNSTONE BUILDINGS FIRE IS GENERALLY CONFINED TO THE ORIGINAL BUILDING, ALTHOUGH SOME SPREAD CAN OCCUR WHERE?

- CELLARS DUE TO BEAMS OF ADJOINING BUILDINGS BUTTING UP AGAINST ONE ANOTHER

- COCKLOFT DUE TO THE DETERIORATION AND FAULTY CONSTRUCTION IN DIVISION WALLS

- VIA THE CORNICE AND/OR YANKEE GUTTER

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WHEN ARE ENTRANCE DOORS IN BROWNSTONES FULLY CHOCKED OPEN?

WHEN HOSELINES ARE STRETCHED THROUGH THE DOOR TOWARDS THE FIRE AREA

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WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL SUPERVISION?

COMPANY OFFICERS MUST MAINTAIN COMMUNICATION WITH MEMBERS NOT OPERATING UNDER THEIR IMMEDIATE SUPERVISION TO DETERMINE THEIR STATUS. THE INTERVAL BETWEEN CONTACTS SHOULD BE FREQUENT ENOUGH TO PROVIDE FOR THE SAFTEY OF THE FIREFIGHTER BEING MONITORED WITHOUT MONOPOLIZING THE HT FREQUENCY

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WHAT IS "IMMEDIATE SUPERVISION"?

MEMBERS ARE WITHIN VISUAL OR VOIC CONTACT OF THE OFFICER

MEMBERS ARE WORKING WITH A SEARCH LINE OR HOSELINE WHICH IS UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF AN OFFICER

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L136, AN AERIAL LADDER PULLS UP TO A FIRE IN A BROWNSTONE BUILDING, THE CHAUFFEUR POSITIONS THE RIG IN FRONT OF THE BUILDING, HE KNOWS THAT HE SHOULD NOT OPERATE IN A MANNER THAT WILL IMPEDE HIS RETURN TO THE PEDESTAL, BUT IF HE HAD TO OPERATE IN A REMOTE SECTION THAT WOULD TAKE HIM AWAY FROM THE LADDER WHO MUST HE NOTIFY?

COMPANY OFFICER OF INTENDED DESTINATION WHEN LEAVING THIS PRIMARY POSITION

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IF FOR ANY REASON A AERIAL LADDER CHAUFFEUR WAS UNABLE TO POSITION HIS LADDER FOR COMPLETE COVERAGE AT A BROWNSTONE BUILDING FIRE, WHO MUST BE NOTIFIED?

I.C.

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YOU ARE THE CHAUFFEUR OF L132 AND A 1ST DUE TO A FIRE ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF A 4 STORY BROWNSTONE. YOU POSITIONED THE RIG IN FRONT OF THE BUILDING, RAISE THE AERIAL TO THE ROOF, THE ROOFMAN ASCENDS AERIAL AND INFORMS YOU THERE IS NO NEED FOR LSR RESCUE. THERE ARE NO PEOPLE IN NEED OF RESCUE IN ANY FRONT WINDOW. WHAT IS YOUR NEXT ACTION?

PLACE AERIAL TO VEIS TOP FLOOR WITH PERMISSION FROM LCO OPERATING IN AREA.

TEAM UP WITH 2ND CHAUFFEUR OR ANOTHER AVAILABLE MEMBER

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WHERE IS THE 1ST AERIAL LADDER POSITIONED AT A TOP FLOOR FIRE IN A BROWNSTONE BUILDING?

- AERIAL LADDER TO ROOF OF EXPOSURE FOR USE BY ROOF FF AND OV (WHO WILL BE GOING TO THE ROOF IN TOP FLOOR FIRE)

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AFTER PUTTING THE ROOF AND OV FF'S ON THE ROOF OF THE EXPOSURE AT A TOP FLOOR BROWNSTONE FIRE, WHAT IS THE CHAUFFEUR'S NEXT DUTY?

COMMENCE VENTING TOP FLOOR WINDOWS AS COORDINATED WITH THE LADDER COMPANY OFFICER INSIDE THE FIRE AREA TO BE VENTED

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ONCE ASSURED THAT LADDERING IS NOT NEEDED OR AFTER VEIS HAS BEEN COMPLETED, WHAT SHOULD THE CHAUFFEUR OF THE 1ST ARRIVING LADDER COMPANY DO?

REPORT TO OFFICER KEEPING IN MIND THAT MAXIMUM UTILIZATION OF 6' HOOKS IS EXPECTED AT TOP FLOOR FIRES

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FOR A TOP FLOOR FIRE IN A BROWNSTONE WHAT IS THE TOOL ASSIGNMENT FOR 1ST DUE OV?

SAW
HALLIGAN TOOL
FLASHLIGHT
H.T.

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FOR A TOP FLOOR FIRE IN A BROWNSTONE WHAT IS THE TOOL ASSIGNMENT FOR THE 2ND DUE ROOF?

SAW
6 FT HALLIGAN HOOK
FLASHLIGHT
H.T.

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IF A TOWER LADDER IS 1ST DUE TO A FIRE IN A BROWNSTONE, WHERE DOES THE CHAUFFEUR GO?

REMAINS AT PEDESTAL FOR OVERALL SAFETY, CONTROL AND COORDINATION

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WHERE DOES THE OVM OF A 1ST DUE TOWER LADDER OPERATE AT A BROWNSTONE FIRE?

OPERATES IN TOWER LADDER BASKET IN FRONT OF BUILDING AS BASKET FF FOR VENTILATION

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AT A BROWNSTONE FIRE WITH A TOWER LADDER FIRST DUE, WHEN THE BASKET IS USED FOR ROOF ACCESS THE SAW AND LSR WILL BE BROUGHT TO THE ROOF. YOU ARE THE OVM WORKING THIS FIRE AND HAVE JUST DROPPED OFF THE ROOF FF AT THE ROOF, HE COMPLETES HIS ROOF SIZE-UP AND DOES NOT NEED YOUR ASSISTANCE. WHAT IS YOUR NEXT ACTION?

REPOSITION THE BASKET TO THE FIRE FLOOR FOR VENTILATION AS COORDINATED WITH THE LADDER COMPANY OFFICER INSIDE THE FIRE AREA TO BE VENTED.

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AFTER VENTING THE FIRE FLOOR, WHERE SHOULD THE OV OF THE 1ST DUE TOWER LADDER AT A BROWNSTONE FIRE POSITION THE BASKET NEXT FOR VEIS?

TOP FLOOR

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WHAT IS THE PRIORITY ROOF ACCESS FOR A TOWER LADDER ROOF MAN AT A BROWNSTONE FIRE?

TOWER LADDER BUCKET

2ND AERIAL

ADJOINING BUILDING

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WHAT IS THE PRIORITY ROOF ACCESS FOR A AERIAL LADDER ROOF MAN AT A BROWNSTONE FIRE?

1ST AERIAL

2ND AERIAL

ADJOINING BUILDINGS

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