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Garden apartments of ordinary construction do not exceed how many stories:

5

1

How many apartments in a common garden apartment configuration?

4

2

What is one of the primary means of fire extensions in garden apartments?

Vertical voids

3

What construction type has less potential for early collapse?

Ordinary

4

What is essential for situational awareness and predicting fire behavior?

Reading smoke

5

Garden Apartment, if the initial attack line is deployed over a balcony, where is the second line deployed?

Apartment door

6

Garden Apartment, what hose stream is more efficient for exterior exposures?

Narrow fog

7

What type of space is under a flat roof of a garden apartment?

Cockloft

8

What type roof represents relatively low catastrophic collapse hazard?

Gable

9

Typical depth of garden apartments is?

50ft.

10

A common garden apartment configuration consists of what?

Stairwell, foyer and four apartments

11

What style apartment consists of large three or four bedroom apartments that occupy portions of quadrants A, B and C while smaller efficiency apartments occupy part of the B and C quadrants?

Wrap-around

12

What is one way you are able to identify a pitched roof has been built over a flat roof?

Cockloft vents on an apartment with a pitched roof

13

In the 1970's and 1980's this type of plywood was used normally near the firewall outward for a distance of two or four feet?

FRT

14

When smoke is issuing from the band board area of an exterior wall, this indicates what?

Fire in the truss floor space

15

After a quick exterior knockdown of a fire that originated in the exterior of a garden apartment. An additional line must be quickly placed into the building to check for fire spread with emphasis on what areas?

Attic and upper floor

16

How life safety is achieved during a fire at a garden apartment?

Aggressive interior attack and primary search

17

If fire is showing from bedroom windows of a garden apartment, where should the crews place the ladders to that apartment?

To the balcony

18

What engine company is responsible for checking the floor below the first due engine?

2nd

19

In general, apparatus should position in single file, preferable on the ______ side of the street.

Fire side

20

The most important items in size-up (besides rescues) are what?

Fire location and extension potential

21

Advancing the attack line in the enclosed stairwell through the front door should be delayed if occupants of the building are actually in the stairwell. The door to the fire apartment should remain closed and the stairwell cleared of occupants. What other apartment doors need to be checked quickly for closure?

Doors across from and above the fire apartment

22

In the initial line was deployed over the balcony, the second line should go where?

To the stairwell and stand-by at the apartment's door

23

Who is normally responsible for advancing a hose line to the floor above the fire?

3rd engine

24

During an attic fire this should be considered early and will assist in containing the fire and slow the lateral spread?

Vertical ventilation

25

How many attack lines are usually needed to handle a fire in a cockloft?

1

26

Where should the turntable of the first truck be positioned on a for in a garden apartment?

Center of the fire quadrant

27

Where should the second due truck position on a fire in a garden apartment?

Opposite of the first truck

28

What will be the primary method of ventilation for the fire apartment and the apartment above the fire?

Horizontal

29

In situations where there is fire involvement in the living room and kitchen, what tactic should be considered for searching of the bedrooms form the exterior?

VES

30

Ladders for egress at apartment building will normally be thrown where first?

Bedroom

31

The roof should be laddered over the stairwell with what type of ladder?

Aerial ladder

32

When a garage is on fire and the interior of the building is protected (fire door, hose line) where is the preferred method for approach?

Exterior

33

If no obvious rescues are needed, what is the first take that needs to be completed?

Locating the fire