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The 1st arriving Company Officer: Is responsible for? (4)

1. Initial Size up
2. ICS Initial start up
3. Taking necessary Action
4. Providing for personnel Safety

2

The Safety Officer shall provide the safety message for?

Incident Action Plan. (IAP)

3

Company Officers are responsible for reporting their holding positions, Following ____ procedures, maintaining unity, providing safety briefings, and for completing their assignments.

Check In

4

When dealing with HIGH RISE incidents, the priorities of this department are: (3)

1. Protection of life
2. Incident stabilization through fire control.
3. Property/Environmental protection and conservation

5

Elevators should not be used for?

Initial investigation.

6

Elevators should not be used as a logistics transport until deemed safe by the __

IC

7

The responsibility for the use of elevators rest with the ___

IC

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Additional Alarms: When the IC is requesting additional resources at the scene of a High Rise fire, the IC shall direct C&C to respond these resources to a _______ location, (usually ____) and will designate a directional route of travel to that location.

Check In
Base

9

The Tactical Priorities? (4)

1. Investigation, Rescue, Fire Attack, Property Conservation.
2. Ensure Adequate water supply
3. Gain control of building systems (Lobby Control), (HVAC), and fire protection systems
4. Gain control of the floors above and below the fire.

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1st arriving company shall: (5)

1. Radio Size Up
2. Investigation/initial action rescue/Fire Attack
3. Water Supply
4. Pass Command to 2nd in company
5. Communicate location, conditions, and needs

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2nd arriving company shall: (4)

1. Assume command
2. Establish Lobby Control
3. Request and assign additional resources
4. Support the investigation rescue/fire attack teams as requested

12

3rd arriving company has:

1. Water supply & Manpower

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4th arriving company:

Establish Base & Manpower

14

Additional Companies:

Manpower

15

The first arriving squad shall: (2)

1. Prepare for a Medical Group/Branch as needed
2. Manpower

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The first arriving BC:

Assume the duties of the IC

17

The second arriving BC shall:

May be assigned as a Divisions Supervisor on the fire floor

18

The 3rd in BC may be assigned:

Logistics Chief

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The 4th in BC may be assigned:

May be assigned as Divisions Supervisor on the floor above the fire.

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The 1st in AC:

Assume the duties of the IC. and keep the first in BC at the command post to be utilized at the descretion of the IC

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Command: The 1st arriving Officer shall pass command to the 2nd arriving officer and relay the following: (4)

1. Annunciator Panel Info
2. Elevator Status
3. The route of accent into the building by the fire attack crews (include stairwell, location and identification)
4. Any Pertinent information

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Specific Operations: 1st Alarm Assignment Incident Command:

1. Establish a Command Post
2. Determine the adequacy of resources
3. Communicate follow up and status reports with command and control
4. Order additional resources as needed
5. Gain control of the fire building systems including the Standpipe, and HVAC
6.Maintain necessary Re-Stat/Sit-Stat records
7. Provide for ICS Positions

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Specific Operations, 1st Alarm Assignments Initial Investigation/ Rescue/Fire Attack: (5)

1. Communicate a standard radio size up report
2. Gain Entry to the Fire Control Room and/or lobby area
3. Pass Command
4. Check conditions on the fire floors
5. Take necessary actions and communicate needs to the I.C.

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Specific Operations, 1st Alarm Assignment Initial Investigation/Rescue/Fire Attack, When gaining entry to the Fire Control Room and/or Lobby area, perform the following task:(4)

1. Obtain Elevator Keys
2. Call elevators into phase one (Fire Service Recall)
3. Check Annunciator Panel
4. Quickly ascertain any other pertinent information. Identify and enter stairwell and begin ascent

25

Specific Operations, 1st Alarm Assignment Initial Investigation/Rescue/Fire Attack. When investigating the fire floor check conditions ____ floors below the fire floor for a possible staging area. Check conditions on the fire floor, the floors directly _____ and _____ the reported fire floor and communicate this information to the I.C.

2
Below
Above

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Specific Operations, 1st Alarm Assignment Water Supply Operations. A minimum of ___ engine company apparatus with engineers shall be dedicated to this operation, usually the first in company, and ____ in company.

2
3rd

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Water supply operations at buildings utilizing Class I (dry) non cross connected standpipe systems may require additional engine company apparatus assigned to____.

Supply

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Specific Operations, 1st Alarm Assignment Water Supply Operations: The First In engine company engineer shall spot his apparatus ____ feet of the fire department standpipe connection. Only ____ hose shall be used for the hose lay between the engine company apparatus and the FD connection.

100 ft
2 1/2 inch

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Specific Operations, 1st Alarm Assignment Water Supply Operations: If a hydrant is within ___ feet of the apparatus position, the engine company engineer should make every effort to secure a primary water supply from that hydrant.

100 feet

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The ____ company engineer shall assist the first in engineer. All fire department connections should be connected to and charged.

third

31

Specific Operations, 1st Alarm Assignment Lobby Control Operations (9)

1. Establish Lobby Control Manager
2. Maintain control of building systems
3. Check In arriving personnel and maintain ReStat records
4. Maintain FD control of elevators
5. Establish control of HVAC Systems
6. Communications with IC and land line telephone capabilities with C&C
7. Communicate with building occupants
8. Direct Fire Dept Personnel to stairwell.
9. Maintain liaison with the building engineer/security

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Specific Operations, 1st Alarm Assignment Base Operations
1. Locate Base - Optimum distance ____'
2. Establish Base and a Base Manager
3. Initiate _____ pasrking
4. Establish communications with I.C.
5. _____ Personnel and maintain necessary ReStat records
6. Establish an Equipment Pool

200'
Diagonal
Check In

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Elevator Control: Phase 1 is when elevator(s) is recalled to the ____ area through the use of keys or building controls.

lobby

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Elevator Control: Phase 2 is when _____

FD Personnel have manual control of the elevators. In Phase II, FD personnel control the movement of men and equipment above the ground.

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Elevator Control: Independent Control is that which is outside of the ________ functioning of the elevators or that of F.D. control

Automatic

36

Fire Extinguishing Systems: A Class I system is _____

A dry standpipe system without a directly connected water supply and equipped with 2 1/2 inch outlets for use by F.D. personnel

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Fire Extinguishing Systems: A Class II System is ________

A wet standpipe system directly connected to a water supply and equipped with 1 1/2 inch outlets intended for use by the building occupants.

38

Fire Extinguishing Systems: A Class III System is:

A combination standpipe system directly connected to a water supply and equipped with both a hose cabinet for use by the building occupants and 2 1/2 inch outlets for use by fire department personnel.

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Fire Extinguishing Systems: A Combined System is:

A system of water piping which serves 2 1/2 inch hose outlets for use by the fire department, and also supplies water to the fire sprinklers

40

Definition of a high rise structure: Every building of any type of construction or occupancy having floors used for human occupancy located more than _____ feet above the lowest level having building access.

75 feet

41

What are the HVAC Systems?

Heating
Ventilation
Air Conditioning Systems

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Lobby Control:Lobby Control directs incoming companies to the correct stairwell and maintains records of fire department resources that enter and leave the building. Additionally, Lobby Control keeps alert for changes in the ______. Lobby Control assists in the movement of building occupants to safe areas in an orderly fashion.

Enunciator / fire control room

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Staging: The purpose of staging is two fold, what are they?

1. Man power and equipment to be gathered in an area where they can be quickly assigned
2. Staging can also provide for previously assigned companies an area for rehabilitation, equipment change, and first aid.

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Optimum location for staging is ___ floors below the initially confirmed fire floor.

2