Flashcards in Fires 7 Incinerators/Compactors Deck (12):
An incinerator must either be converted to a compactor or be updated by?
Adding a scrubber, an aux gas or fuel burning mechanism and oversized fan. **New bld are only allowed compactors - except hospitals/municipal bld
Extension is unlikely but much more probable in the case of a __?
Operational priorities - compactors ? Incinerators?
Compactors - put out fire. incinerator - clear blockage
City housing projects - chute door colors ?
Compactor - gray. Incinerator - red.
Incinerator: open chute door & smoke comes out?
Incinerator: possible ways to clear blockage - reinforcing rod 10' bent into L-shape, push down with hook, tie heavy weight to a rope and drop from above. If blockage cant be freed by use of above methods consider?
Burning it off. *only in incinerators. **all else fails use hoseline from floor above
Incinerator: Eng ops. Generally stand fast in lobby. Some members may be used to assist Ladder co. Officer & at least how many men shall remain in lobby?
Officer & At least 2 men shall remain in lobby.
Compactor: the room should be ?
Fire resistive, protected by fire door & supplied by auto sprinkler. **water hose & outlet required in room
Sprinkler heads operate at 135deg, will flow until temps drop below 135?
OS&Y can be either inside or outside the room. Sprinkler heads in unit, room & chute?
Compactor; Possibility of extension more likely ?
In unit then chute