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Placement of aerial depends on?

-whether immediate rescue is apparent
-no immediate rescue; size of frontage future use
-smoke, heat or fire causing an exposure that would endanger a victim, a member or ladder
-area or street conditions that might hamper optimum positioning

1

Who assists Lcc before carrying out assigned duties?

OV

2

While operating at a fire or emergency the apparatus should not be backed up unless?

Lcc has assistance of at least one guide person

3

City sidewalk?

13' from bld line to curb. 35' curb to curb

4

Place apparatus how far from bld?

25' to 35'

5

Two methods used to attain accuracy in lining up ladder with window?

Experienced - ladder rail of top section.
Less experienced - underside of the beam

6

Recommended distance from objective ?

2" to 6". 2" rescue

7

At a very extreme angle ex: placing ladder to roof of 7 sty bld?

Barely touch

8

When positioning ladder to a window?

Less then 6" over the window sill

9

Place ladder alongside f/e?

2" away from face of bld, 1' to 3' of railing

10

Narrow frontage bld (30' or less) no people showing?

Place turntable in ctr of bld; **ready truck for raising.

11

Ladder ops can be performed efficiently with portables ?

3 stories or less in hgt

12

Large frontage >30'. No people showing?

Place ctr of turntable approx 15' from side wall approached ***do not set up the truck unless fire is at the NEAR end & far end seems relatively safe

13

Roof access for serious fire in isolated bld - place ladder?

Safe angle to the least exposed sidewall. "Cantilever position with tip fairly close...Not touch or Barely touch the wall"

14

Chocks & stabilizers: When staffing is available, have OV take care of inboard or outboard side?

OV - outboard

15

Victim removal from aerial is complete?

When victim assisted all the way to ground

16

Removal of victims (2). Remove who first ?

Fire in front - fat/ non ambulatory first

17

NEW: When there are MORE then two people to be rescued the officer should?

Contact 2nd ladder

18

If 2nd ladder comes into block opposite 1st engine -2nd ladder must verify what before coming too close?

1st engine has a hydrant

19

When 1st eng is opp 1st ladder - ?

1st ladder stops just short of hydrant.

20

Vacants: 3 examples when aerial gets precedence to front of bld?

-bld not completely vacant
-officer receives info or prior knowledge that part of bld is used by vagrants or squatters
-reach of 100' is reqd.

21

NEW: If street has severe crown, check BOTH inclinometers - BOTH bubbles MUST be in Green. If in Red zone ?

In red zone Level apparatus or if necessary reposition.

22

When placing AERIAL to roof, extend so that tip is at least __' above from where ladder come into contact with bld?

Aerial: 5'
Portable: 2'

23

What tool need not be carried on ladder?

6' hook

24

6' hook:

Hook is extended arms length over head. It is not touched again until top of hook is about knee level.

25

Inboard side of aerial not more than __' from bld line?

35'

26

What is first step of ladder collapse ?

Twisting

27

If ladder becomes coated with ICE, try to avoid movement before defrosting,first?

RRTB: first free rungs, rung locks, then trussing & then main beams

28

When can you move ladder with stabilizers in contact with street?

Never

29

Never move truck with ladder raised to one side?

T