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What is the number one priority for firefighters?

Life hazard

1

Fires and lower floors of a apartment building increase what?

The life hazard

2

How should outside vent crews remove window air conditioners from apartment windows?

Cautiously push window air-conditioner units from the outside

3

Garden apartment buildings are considered to have what type of fire loading?

Low

4

This tactic will slow the spread of fire from combustible siding, insulation, or wooden balconies from entering through the roof soffit windows and door

A quick exterior knockdown

5

When a quick exterior knockdown tactic is being used a additional line must be quickly placed into the building to check for what?

Check for fire spread with emphasis on the attic and upper floors

6

What is one of the primary means by which fire extends an apartment buildings?

Pipe chases in kitchens and baths

7

When confronted with a gas explosion at a apartment building the first arriving unit should do what?

Turn off the gas at the meter

8

Lightweight woodframe construction is subject to early failure because of what two distinct factors?

Presence of lightweight trusses

Fire entering the void space is degrading the structural members

9

What should the collapse zone be identified with?

Barrier tape