Flashcards in High Rise Deck (25)
A high rise building is defined as:
A building with six or more stories
In most cases, elevator control rooms are located:
On the roof
Every alarm after the first will bring at least...
Three engines, one truck, one Battalion Chief
Responsibilities of the fifth due engine include...
A high-rise building is defined as...
6 or more stories or greater than 75 feet
Fire control rooms are usually located where?
Near or at the main lobby entrance, typically at an outside well
_______ is the natural movement of air within a relatively tightly-sealed building due to the temperature difference between the air on the insides and outside of a structure.
To prevent ______, it is imperative that the overhead area is cooled with hose streams.
The _______ space or area above the ceiling, is a clear avenue for a rapid collection of smoke and super-heated gases.
At a fire in a High-Rise, which engine company's entire crew proceeds to the attack stairwell one floor below the fire floor as the RIT?
Which unit establishes the "base area"?
Where is staging set up on a fire in a High-Rise?
At least two floors below the fire floor
________ is the area for assembling resources close to the operations on the fire floor, ideally two floors below the fire floor.
_______ is the area where incoming fire apparatus and other vehicles park.
In buildings built prior to ______, sprayed on asbestos river may be present.
The window panes that can be broken are marked with a ______ of a fire helmet etched in the lower corner of the pane.
These stairs are simply independent stairwells on either side of the core, serve every other floor.
The presence of a security gate at the lowest floor level signifies...
Last floor with exterior entrance
A hydrant should be located within ____ ft of the standpipe and sprinkler.
________, the doors will not open until the "door open" button has been actived.
_______, the elevator car doors will open automatically when arriving at the specified door.
Fans that pressurize the fire floor hallway to prevent the entry of smoke into the common area form the involved unit is which of the following?
The operational plan for high-rise fires must consist of five basic points: determine fire floor, verify fire floor, ________, control of building systems, confine and extinguish fire.
Which unit's entire crew reports to the lobby area of the building to assume Lobby Control?