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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

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Extension is unlikely but much more probable in the case of a __?

Compactor

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Operational priorities - compactors ? Incinerators?

Compactors - put out fire. incinerator - clear blockage

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City housing projects - chute door colors ?

Compactor - gray. Incinerator - red.

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Incinerator: open chute door & smoke comes out?

Blockage above.

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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

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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.

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Compactor: the room should be ?

Fire resistive, protected by fire door & supplied by auto sprinkler. **water hose & outlet required in room

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Sprinkler heads operate at 135deg, will flow until temps drop below 135?

True

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OS&Y can be either inside or outside the room. Sprinkler heads in unit, room & chute?

True

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Compactor; Possibility of extension more likely ?

In unit then chute

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Compactor fire operations -- Chute fire?

Ov w/engine. Ladder off & fe team in room.