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The height of cockloft:

Brownstone:

H Type:

Row Frame:

Taxpayer:

Brownstone: 2 to 3 feet

H Type: 4 feet

Row Frame: 1 foot to tall enough for a man to stand in

Taxpayer: 4 inches to 6 feet

1

The rabies virus can live a few hours outside the body in saliva and body fluids.

The rabies virus can survive for several days inside the body of a dead animal. Freezing Temperatures will extend this survival period.

2

It is generally agreed in public agencies that the highest priorities should go to:

1. Safety of people (Protection of "life and limb")
2. Protection of property
3. People before paper (Take care of people first.)
4. Outsiders before insiders (Service to the public)

When it comes to the rule of "people before paper," the people can be prioritized in terms of who should be given first response. Apart from situations involving threats to safety, the order of consideration is:

1. Superiors
2. People who are upset, whether outsiders or insiders
3. Outsiders: from another agency or unit, civilians
4. Routine contacts with insiders

3

Which of the following features encountered at Brownstone fires is most correct?

A: There will always be a rear entrance from the yard to the first floor (basement).

B: Sprinkler lines were extended into individual rooms when buildings were converted to rooming houses.

C: Most brownstones have fire escapes.

D: Doors at the top of the cellar and first floor stairs are an asset as they will always prevent the immediate extension of cellar fires up the main interior stairs.

B: Sprinkler lines were extended into individual rooms when buildings were converted to rooming houses.

Explanation:
A. There will NORMALLY be a rear entrance from the yard to the first floor (basement) Brownstones 2.2.3
B. 2.2.7
C. Most brownstones do NOT have fire escapes 2.2.7
D. Doors at top of the cellar and first floor stairs NORMALLY prevent the immediate extension of cellar fires up the main interior stairs. 2.2.10

4

Which of the following statements regarding fire towers found in Loft Buildings is incorrect?

A: They were a key safety feature of Mill Loft construction

B: Stairways, placed in separate enclosed towers that were attached to the building, minimized the risk of fire spreading from floor to floor

C: Fire towers are ideal for fire department use as attack stairs

D: Fire towers are also found in Fireproof Loft buildings

C: Fire towers are ideal for fire department use as attack stairs

Explanation:
C. Fire towers are ideal for fire department use as evacuation stairs. Loft Building Fires 5.3.5

5

When an operation is within the capability of one unit (Engine, Ladder or Squad Company), then only one unit shall operate. Which of the following operations would not be considered routinely within the capability of a single unit?

A: Food on the stove

B: Minor Oil Burner Emergency

C: Minor Odor of Smoke Emergency

D: Minor Electrical Emergency

D: Minor Electrical Emergency

Explanation:
AUC 231
1.2 Operations to be considered routinely within the capability of a single unit:

1.2.2 Outside rubbish Fire.
1.2.3 Brush Fires.
1.2.4 Food on the stove.
1.2.5 Minor emergencies such as:
a. Incinerator
b. Oil Burner
c. Odor of Smoke
d. Steam Discharge
e. Sprinkler Discharge
f. Water Leak

6

One engine and one ladder company are dispatched to an automatic alarm in a bakery. After investigating the alarm, the officers determine the cause of alarm was a plumber working on the automatic sprinkler system. The officers on scene would be correct to transmit a 10-18 for a?

A: 10-35 Code 1

B: 10-35 Code 2

C: 10-34 Code1

D: 10-34 Code 2

D: 10-34 Code 2

Explanation:
We do not give a 10-35 for alarms involving sprinkler activations.
10-34 Code 2 should be transmitted for an "Unwarranted Sprinkler Alarm- Not Defective (surge in pressure, people working on the system, etc.)

7

The transmission of signal 10-66 will automatically cause the response of the next higher alarm. When this signal is transmitted, which of the following should respond to the Staging area?

A: SOC Support Ladder

B: FAST Unit

C: Additional Tactical Support Unit

D: CFRD Engine

C: Additional Tactical Support Unit

Explanation:
Managing Members Ch 5

Sect 3.3 On transmission of the next higher alarm, which is part of signal 10-66, all units other than Rescue, Squad, SOC Support Ladder, FAST Unit, and CFRD Engine, shall be directed by the dispatcher to report to and remain at a Staging Area until ordered to the scene (under the supervision of a Staging Area Manager)

8

Administrative Division

Life Saving Rope
Harness
Hi-Viz Safety Vest

9

Members discussing the general areas of responsibility of the first ladder company to arrive at a private dwelling fire were correct in all points except?

A: Check near and behind doors that lead to the exterior for any occupants that may have become overcome while trying to escape

B: Attempt an examination of the cellar for fire

C: Shut down utilities

D: Roof ventilation of flat roof buildings

C. Shutting down utilities is the responsibility of the second ladder to arrive. 4.2 8th bullet