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REGULATIONS CHAPTER 13 - APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

Commanding officers shall maintain a currently accurate list of _________ and _________ carried on vehicles and apparatus under their jurisdiction.

Commanding officers shall maintain a currently accurate list of ALL TOOLS and EQUIPMENT carried on vehicles and apparatus under their jurisdiction.

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REGULATIONS CHAPTER 13 - APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

Where is the list of all tools and equipment carried on vehicles/apparatus kept?

- list shall be filed in the Uniform Filing System

- duplicate kept in an accessible location on apparatus

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Company commanders shall forward a written report to their ______________ commanders when necessary repairs to apparatus have been reported and not made within reasonable time.

Company commanders shall forward a written report to their DIVISION commanders when necessary repairs to apparatus have been reported and not made within reasonable time.

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Company commanders shall make sure that studs on wheels of apparatus are __________.

Company commanders shall make sure that studs on wheels of apparatus are NOT PAINTED.

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Company commanders shall, when necessary to test pumpers for drafting water, or to instruct members in such operations, forward a request to their _______________.

Company commanders shall, when necessary to test pumpers for drafting water, or to instruct members in such operations, forward a request to their DIVISION COMMANDER.

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REGULATIONS CHAPTER 13 - APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

A current list of hose shall be maintained in the office record journal recording:

- size
- kind
- registered number
- manufacturer
- year of issue and disposition.

13.2.5
A current inventory of hose shall be maintained in the office record journal, recording size, kind, registered number, manufacturer, year of issue and disposition.

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REGULATIONS CHAPTER 13 - APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

Engine companies shall carry not less than ______ lengths of 2 1/2" and not less than _______ lengths of 1 3/4" hose (rolled or folded).

Engine companies shall carry not less than 3 lengths of 2 1/2" and not less than 3 lengths of 1 3/4" hose (rolled or folded).

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Ladder companies shall carry not less than _______ lengths of 1 3/4" hose (rolled or folded) and the necessary fittings to place a line in operation including, but not limited to, appropriate hydrant wrenches, reducers, nozzles, etc.

Ladder companies shall carry not less than 3 lengths of 1 3/4" hose (rolled or folded) and the necessary fittings to place a line in operation including, but not limited to, appropriate hydrant wrenches, reducers, nozzles, etc.

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Additionally, each engine company shall ensure that an extra length of ______________, either rolled or folded must be accessible to _____________.

Additionally, each engine company shall ensure that an EXTRA LENGTH 1 3/4 INCH HOSE WITH NOZZLE, either rolled or folded must be accessible TO REPLACE A BURST LENGTH OR FOR ADDING TO A SHORT STRETCH.

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REGULATIONS CHAPTER 13 - APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

Officers on duty shall not allow apparatus to be taken from quarters except:

- receipt of response

- orders from chief of dept, assistant/deputy chief, officer in command of fleet maintenance

- purpose of cleaning quarters, training Chaueffers, outdoor drill

- perform inspection duties

- procure food (45mins - limited to 1st response area, )

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When does the officer on duty make a thorough inspection of apparatus with Chaueffer?

Immediately following roll call

- supervise the inspection of all warning devices and lights on the apparatus to determine their cleanliness and operating efficiency

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REGULATIONS CHAPTER 13 - APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

When repairs to apparatus are needed, and the Department mechanic determines that unit cannot respond, the officer must promptly notify:

- dispatcher

- Battalion Chief

- Deputy Chief

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If the unit has not returned to service within ___________ of the original notification, the company officer must notify the _______ and _____________.

If the unit has not returned to service within 2 HOURS of the original notification, the company officer must notify the BATTALION and DEPUTY CHIEF.

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When the unit is returned to service, the company officer must promptly notify:

-Dispatcher

- Battalion Chief

-Deputy Chief

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REGULATIONS CHAPTER 13 - APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

There are occasions when there are no radio mechanics on duty to repair apparatus sirens. When a unit's electronic siren is out of service, the officer shall notify the _______ and ________ In the case where the unit is equipped with another operating audible device, such as an air horn and emergency lights (both are required), the unit will ____________. If there is no audible signal or emergency lights, a spare apparatus shall be requested.

There are occasions when there are no radio mechanics on duty to repair apparatus sirens. When a unit's electronic siren is out of service, the officer shall notify the BATTALION AND DIVISION. In the case where the unit is equipped with another operating audible device, such as an air horn and emergency lights (both are required), the unit will REMAIN IN SERVICE. If there is no audible signal or emergency lights, a spare apparatus shall be requested.

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When an apparatus sustains a flat tire, the unit must be _______________ and the _______________ notified

When an apparatus sustains a flat tire, the unit must be placed OUT OF SERVICE and theFLEET MAINTENANCE DIVISION notified

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When officers receive new or repaired equipment, they must inspect equipment and take a mark in?

The company journal

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TRUE/FALSE

When apparatus is out of quarters for any reason and cross links of snow chains break or become loose, officer in command of apparatus shall cause apparatus to stop immediately and have the condition corrected by removing loose or broken-links with bolt cutters.

FALSE

When apparatus is out of quarters for any reason, EXCEPT WHILE RESPONDING TO FIRES OR EMERGENCIES, and cross links of snow chains break or become loose, officer in command of apparatus shall cause apparatus to stop immediately and have the condition corrected by removing loose or broken-links with bolt cutters.

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When is hose cleaned and repacked?

SPRING AND FALL

Hose on apparatus shall be removed, cleaned and repacked in the spring and fall of each year in accordance with schedules issued by Division Commander

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Hose hung in towers shall be hung by?

Male coupling

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When is hose tested?

Annually

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When repaired masks are returned, date placed in service shall be noted on the ______________.

MASK RECORD CARD

When repaired masks are returned, date placed in service shall be noted on the Mask Record Card.

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TRUE/FALSE

Whenever the controls of power operated aerial ladders are left unattended, the power take-off shall be disengaged.

TRUE

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TRUE/FALSE

If a Chauffeurs is drafting or that are supplying non-potable water connection can be made to any Fire Department pumper that is connected to a fresh water main or to any standpipe or sprinkler system.

FALSE

Chauffeurs of companies that are drafting or that are supplying non-potable water shall see that no connection is made to any Fire Department pumper that is connected to a fresh water main or to any standpipe or sprinkler system.

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When a civilian alleges that the Department is responsible for an accident the civilian should be informed that he/she may file a notice of claim by calling the Comptroller's Office, the officer on duty must:

The officer on duty must make a journal entry of the allegations.

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ROUTINE ENTRIES OF RESPONSE AND RETURN FROM ALARMS SHALL BE RECORDED BY _________. MOVEMENT OF APPARATUS ON OTHER OCCASION SHALL BE RECORDED BY ___________.

HOUSEWATCHMAN

OFFICER ON DUTY

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REGULATIONS CHAPTER 13 - APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

WHEN DOES THE OFFICER ON DUTY SUPERVISE THE INSPECTION OF EACH MASK CARRIED BY UNITS.

IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE 0900 AND 1800 HOURS ROLL CALL

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WHEN REPAIRED MASKES ARE RETURNED, WHAT MUST BE NOTED ON THE MASK RECORD CARD?

DATE PLACE IN SERVICE

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WHEN A MASK IS PLACED OUT OF SERVICE, WHERE CAN A SPARE BE OBTAINED FROM?

BATTALION DEPOT

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EQUIPMENT SHALL NOT BE USED FOR TRAINING OR OTHERWISE PLACED IN SERVICE UNTIL IT HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE _____________ AND THE _____________.

BUREAU OF OPERATIONS

BUREAU OF SUPPORT SERVICES

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WHEN ARE STRAINERS AND SUCTION INLETS CHECKED FOR OPERATING EFFICIENCY?

DAILY

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REGULATIONS CHAPTER 13 - APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

CHAUFFEURS OPERATING MOTORS AND PUMPS OF SPARE OR SPECIAL UNIT APPARATUS, SHALL OPERATE SUCH MOTORS FOR A PERIOD OF ________ MINS.

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CAN A MEMBER WITH A REVOKED DRIVERS LICENSE DRIVE LADDER 136 SOC SUPPORT VEHICLE?

NO

MEMBERS WHOSE DRIVER'S LICENSES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED, REVOKED, EXPIRED, OR IN ANY WAY CONSIDERED INVALID SHALL NOT DRIVE ANY DEPARTMENT VEHICLE.

++REPORT FORWARDED TO CHIEF OF PERSONNEL++

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HOW MANY LENGTHS OF 1 3/4" & 2 1/2" HOSE (ROLLED OR FOLDED) MUST EVERY ENGINE CARRY?

• THREE LENGTHS OF 1 3/4" PLUS AN ADDITIONAL 1 3/4" W/NOZZLE ATTACHED FOR A TOTAL OF 4 LENGTHS OF 1 3/4"
• THREE LENGTHS OF 2 1/2" HOSE

**WINTER OPS REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL SIX LENGTHS OF 2 1/2" HOSE**

13.2.8
Engine companies shall carry not less than three lengths of 2 1/2" and not less than three lengths of 1 3/4" hose (rolled or folded).
Ladder companies shall carry not less than three lengths of 1 3/4" hose (rolled or folded) and the necessary fittings to place a line in operation including, but not limited to, appropriate hydrant wrenches, reducers, nozzles, etc.
Additionally, each engine company shall ensure that an extra length of 1 3/4 inch hose with nozzle, either rolled or folded, is stored on the apparatus. This hose must be easily accessible so that it can be used to replace a burst length or for adding to a short stretch.

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HOW MANY LENGTHS OF 1 3/4" (ROLLED OR FOLDED) MUST EVERY LADDER CARRY?

•THREE LENGTHS OF 1 3/4"

**WINTER OPS REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL SIX LENGTHS OF 2 1/2" HOSE**

13.2.8
Engine companies shall carry not less than three lengths of 2 1/2" and not less than three lengths of 1 3/4" hose (rolled or folded).
Ladder companies shall carry not less than three lengths of 1 3/4" hose (rolled or folded) and the necessary fittings to place a line in operation including, but not limited to, appropriate hydrant wrenches, reducers, nozzles, etc.
Additionally, each engine company shall ensure that an extra length of 1 3/4 inch hose with nozzle, either rolled or folded, is stored on the apparatus. This hose must be easily accessible so that it can be used to replace a burst length or for adding to a short stretch.

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WHEN ARE THE MOTORS OR PUMPS, OF SPECIAL UNIT APPARATUS STORED IN QUARTERS, OPERATED?

MONDAYS 9X6

13.2.13
Company commanders shall arrange, each Monday on the 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. tour, for the operation of all motors and pumps of special unit apparatus stored in quarters.

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HOW LONG DO UNITS HAVE TO PROCURE THE MEAL?

45 MINS

13.2.2
Company apparatus may be utilized for the purpose of procuring required food. Units are to complete this procedure within 45 minutes and are limited to their first due response area. A situation may exist in which this requirement presents an undue hardship. In this case, the Company Commander shall forward a request stating specific reasons for the variance. Intermediate endorsements required.

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FLEET SERVICES MECHANIC HAS ENTERED QUARTERS & AFTER INSPECTING YOUR RIG HE INFORMS YOU THAT YOUR COMPANY NEEDS TO BE PLACED OUT OF SERVICE FOR SOME TIME WHILE HE MAKES NECESSARY REPAIRS, WHO DO YOU NOTIFY?

•DISPATCHER
•BATTALION CHIEF
•DEPUTY CHIEF
13.3.7
When repairs to apparatus are needed, and the Department mechanic determines that unit cannot respond, the officer must promptly notify the dispatcher, Battalion Chief, and Deputy Chief.

If the unit has not returned to service within two hours of the original notification, the company officer must notify the Battalion and Deputy Chief.

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THE DEPT MECHANIC HAS JUST FIXED YOUR RIG, YOU WERE OUT OF SERVICE FOR 1 HR & YOU MADE THE NECESSARY NOTIFICATIONS WHEN YOU WENT OUT OF SERVICE. NOW THAT YOU ARE GOING BACK INTO SERVICE, WHO MUST YOU NOTIFY?

•DISPATCHER
•BATTALION CHIEF
•DEPUTY CHIEF

13.3.7
When the unit is returned to service, the company officer must promptly notify the Dispatcher, Battalion Chief, and Deputy Chief.

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YOUR LCC INFORMS YOU THAT THE RIG'S SIREN IS OOS, YOU KNOW THAT THE RADIO MECHANIC IS WHO YOU NEED TO CONTACT TO FIX THE SIREN, IN THE MEANTIME YOU CALLED DISPATCH, BATTALION & DIVISION TO NOTIFY YOUR UNIT GOING OOS DUE TO NO SIREN. DID YOU OPERATE CORRECTLY?

NO

13.3.8
There are occasions when there are no radio mechanics on duty to repair apparatus sirens. When a unit's electronic siren is out of service, the officer shall notify the Battalion and Division. In the case where the unit is equipped with another operating audible device, such as an air horn and emergency lights (both are required), the unit will remain in service. If there is no audible signal or emergency lights, a spare apparatus shall be requested.

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WHO SHOULD THE OFFICER NOTIFY WHEN THE APPARATUS'S SIREN IS OOS?

•BATTALION
•DIVISION

13.3.8
There are occasions when there are no radio mechanics on duty to repair apparatus sirens. When a unit's electronic siren is out of service, the officer shall notify the Battalion and Division. In the case where the unit is equipped with another operating audible device, such as an air horn and emergency lights (both are required), the unit will remain in service. If there is no audible signal or emergency lights, a spare apparatus shall be requested.

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YOUR JOHNNY LCC HAS JUST DRIVEN YOUR RIG ONTO THE SIDEWALK AND BLEW TWO OF YOUR TIRES, WHO MUST YOU NOTIFY?

FLEET SERVICES DIVISION

13.3.9
When an apparatus sustains a flat tire, the unit must be placed out of service and the Fleet Maintenance Division notified.

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YOU'RE ASSIGNED TO E234 & WHILE ON DUTY DURING THE 9X6 TOUR, FLEET SERVICES DELIVERS A SPARE PUMPER FOR STORAGE IN YOUR QUARTERS. YOU'VE CHECKED THE TOOL LIST OF THE SPARE & NOTICE MULTIPLE TOOLS MISSING, WHO DO YOU NOTIFY?

•BATTALION CHIEF

13.3.16
Officers receiving apparatus for use or storage shall test such apparatus and account for all assigned tools and equipment. Assigned equipment shall include tools, appliances and accessories (sirens, air horns, bells, warning lights, appliance holders, etc.). In the event that assigned tools or equipment are removed or missing, officer on duty shall comply with the provisions of Section 1.15.3 of the Manual of Requisitions and Payrolls and notify the administrative battalion chief on duty.

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WHEN IS THE HOSE CARRIED ON THE APPARATUS REMOVED, CLEANED & REPACKED?

•SPRING & FALL

13.3.24
Hose on apparatus shall be removed, cleaned and repacked in the spring and fall of each year in accordance with schedules issued by Division Commanders.

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Officers on duty shall, when hose is changed, promptly rectify flexible hose record system and enter in the company journal the ______ and _____________ of each length changed.

•SIZE & REGISTER NUMBER

13.3.27
Officers on duty shall, when hose is changed, promptly rectify flexible hose record system and enter in the company journal the size and register number of each length changed.

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When a mask is placed out of service, a spare mask may be obtained at the _____________.

•BATTALION DEPOT

When a mask is placed out of service, a spare mask may be obtained at the Battalion Depot.

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Chauffeurs operating motors and pumps of spare or special unit apparatus in accordance with section 13.2.13 shall operate such motors for a period of __________.

•15 MINS

Chauffeurs operating motors and pumps of spare or special unit apparatus in accordance with section 13.2.13 shall operate such motors for a period of 15 minutes.

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FF LEE HAS JUST INFORMED YOU HIS OFFICER THAT HIS LICENSE HAS BEEN REVOKED. WHO MUST FF LEE FORWARD A REPORT TO & IN WHAT TIME FRAME?

•CHIEF OF PERSONNEL
•ONE WEEK OF SUCH OCCURENCE

13.4.20
Members whose driver's licenses have been suspended, revoked, expired, or in any way considered invalid, shall not drive any Department vehicles. Such members shall forward a report to the Chief of Personnel, with all relevant information within one week of such occurrence.

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YOU ARE WORKING IN 287 WHEN A CIVILIAN KNOCKS ON THE FRONT DOOR CLAIMING THAT 287 HAS SIDESWIPED HIS DOUBLE PARKED CAR, AS THE OFFICER WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

- INFORM CIVILIAN TO FILE NOTICE OF CLAIM BY CALLING COMPTROLLERS OFFICE

- MAKE JOURNAL ENTRY OF ALLEGATIONS

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