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A high rise building is defined as:

A building with six or more stories

1

In most cases, elevator control rooms are located:

On the roof

2

Every alarm after the first will bring at least...

Three engines, one truck, one Battalion Chief

3

Responsibilities of the fifth due engine include...

Lobby control

4

A high-rise building is defined as...

6 or more stories or greater than 75 feet

5

Fire control rooms are usually located where?

Near or at the main lobby entrance, typically at an outside well

6

_______ 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.

Stack effect

7

To prevent ______, it is imperative that the overhead area is cooled with hose streams.

Flashover

8

The _______ space or area above the ceiling, is a clear avenue for a rapid collection of smoke and super-heated gases.

Plenum

9

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?

4th engine

10

Which unit establishes the "base area"?

6th engine

11

Where is staging set up on a fire in a High-Rise?

At least two floors below the fire floor

12

________ is the area for assembling resources close to the operations on the fire floor, ideally two floors below the fire floor.

Staging

13

_______ is the area where incoming fire apparatus and other vehicles park.

Base

14

In buildings built prior to ______, sprayed on asbestos river may be present.

1980

15

The window panes that can be broken are marked with a ______ of a fire helmet etched in the lower corner of the pane.

Maltese cross

16

These stairs are simply independent stairwells on either side of the core, serve every other floor.

Scissor stairs

17

The presence of a security gate at the lowest floor level signifies...

Last floor with exterior entrance

18

A hydrant should be located within ____ ft of the standpipe and sprinkler.

100

19

________, the doors will not open until the "door open" button has been actived.

Firefighter service

20

_______, the elevator car doors will open automatically when arriving at the specified door.

Independent service

21

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?

Corridor pressurization

22

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.

Control occupants

23

Which unit's entire crew reports to the lobby area of the building to assume Lobby Control?

5th engine

24

Which unit establishes the "base area"?

1st engine one the second alarm