Flashcards in Mid Rise Deck (28)
Many mid-rise building use NFPA 13R residential sprinkler systems. These sprinkler heads are designed to...
Contain fires but not completely extinguish them
When an exterior fire is encountered on arrival a quick knock down of the fire from the exterior must be performed...
Prior to crews entering the building
A mid-rise building is ___________ from the lowest level of fire department vehicle access to the floor of the highest occupible floor.
3 to 6 stories but less than 75 feet
Fire Department personnel should consider that the best way to control occupants and maintain their safety may be to have them ______.
Protect in place
The presence of ______ can greatly affect fire spread and create an exposure problem.
There are two purposes for the line above the fire. The first is to protect the company performing the primary search of the floor above and the second is to ________.
Extinguish any vertical extension
In situations where fire is visible from the soffit area, personnel should first _________ before advancing an interior attack.
Perform a quick sweep of the soffit
The fire unit and the unit _______ are the highest priority areas for search.
Which engine company is responsible for obtaining a secondary water supply?
Construction of mid-rise buildings has place multiple families, _____ or both under one roof.
The fourth-due engine company's responsibility on a mid-rise building fire is to complete the secondary water supply and ______.
Personnel from the first due truck will bring the minimum tool complement of radios, hand lights, a set of irons, a hydraulic door opener, hooks, _______, a thermal imager and a lifeline pack.
2 1/2 gallon water can
Personnel may choose to stretch pre-connected lines from the engine when the fire is located...
Below grade or on the first, second or third floor
Before any water is allowed to flow from a master stream all personnel must...
Be relocated and accounted for in a safe area
Primary search of which units take priority of all other areas for search...
The fire unit and unit above the fire
Elevators in mid-rise may be used if...
A unit has climbed the stairs, assessed the fire situation and advises command that the elevators can be safely
The first due truck at a mid-rise fire shall position...
On side Alpha or the side with fire showing
What unit is responsible for deploying a tagline from the attack stairway?
The rescue squad
Ventilation of mid-rise structure is most often accomplished via...
Horizontally via windows and balcony doors
Fire load in a commercial mid-rise is considered...
Moderate and requires a fire flow of 20 GPM per 100 square feet
A mid-rise building is _____ to ______ stories in height but has less than 75 feet from the lowest level of fire department vehicle access to the floor of the highest occupible story.
On a flat roof the area above the ceiling and below the roof deck is called...
Which of the below windows are extremely dangerous to egress?
Which of the below balcony types generally project out over the load- bearing walls; this balcony is open to the exterior on three sides and extends away from the building
Many buildings use NFPA _____ residential sprinkler systems.
The fire load in commercial occupancies is considered moderate and requires a flow of ___ GPM per ___ square feet of involved area.
20 per 100
If the decision is made to use high-rise assignments for a mid-rise, the officer should request?
An additional Engine