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Where are victims often found in a mid rise building?

Near windows

Doorways

Elevator lobbies

Hallways

1

It is imperative that personnel quickly identify and establish what to enable the safe and orderly movement of building occupants to locations below the fire?

Identify and establish evacuation routes

2

Fires in mid rise buildings will frequently extend to where when fire is located in a void space?

To the attic

3

Residential mid rise buildings are considered to have what kind of fire loading?

Low

4

Commercial mid rise buildings are considered to have what kind of fire loading?

Moderate

5

When a exterior fire is encountered on arrival what must be done from the exterior prior to entering the building?

A quick knockdown of the fire from the exterior

6

Should firefighters expect modern lightweight noncombustible concrete structures to collapse?

Yes

7

Fires that are in utility shafts can be expected to travel where?

Up and down

8

What is the greatest concern during a dumpster or compactor fire in a midrise building?

Smoke in gas emanating from the chute into the structure

9

What steps must be done to mitigate a dumpster or compactor fire?

Disconnect power

Disconnect the container from the building

Extinguish the fire