Flashcards in Hazards Deck (10):
Where are victims often found in a mid rise building?
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
Fires in mid rise buildings will frequently extend to where when fire is located in a void space?
To the attic
Residential mid rise buildings are considered to have what kind of fire loading?
Commercial mid rise buildings are considered to have what kind of fire loading?
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
Should firefighters expect modern lightweight noncombustible concrete structures to collapse?
Fires that are in utility shafts can be expected to travel where?
Up and down
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