Flashcards in GA Manual Deck (34)
Garden apartments of ordinary construction do not exceed how many stories:
How many apartments in a common garden apartment configuration?
What is one of the primary means of fire extensions in garden apartments?
What construction type has less potential for early collapse?
What is essential for situational awareness and predicting fire behavior?
Garden Apartment, if the initial attack line is deployed over a balcony, where is the second line deployed?
Garden Apartment, what hose stream is more efficient for exterior exposures?
What type of space is under a flat roof of a garden apartment?
What type roof represents relatively low catastrophic collapse hazard?
Typical depth of garden apartments is?
A common garden apartment configuration consists of what?
Stairwell, foyer and four apartments
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?
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
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?
When smoke is issuing from the band board area of an exterior wall, this indicates what?
Fire in the truss floor space
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
How life safety is achieved during a fire at a garden apartment?
Aggressive interior attack and primary search
If fire is showing from bedroom windows of a garden apartment, where should the crews place the ladders to that apartment?
To the balcony
What engine company is responsible for checking the floor below the first due engine?
In general, apparatus should position in single file, preferable on the ______ side of the street.
The most important items in size-up (besides rescues) are what?
Fire location and extension potential
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
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
Who is normally responsible for advancing a hose line to the floor above the fire?
During an attic fire this should be considered early and will assist in containing the fire and slow the lateral spread?
How many attack lines are usually needed to handle a fire in a cockloft?
Where should the turntable of the first truck be positioned on a for in a garden apartment?
Center of the fire quadrant
Where should the second due truck position on a fire in a garden apartment?
Opposite of the first truck
What will be the primary method of ventilation for the fire apartment and the apartment above the fire?