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SAFETY BULLETIN 5 - PARKING OF FIRE APPARATUS AT FIRES OR OTHER EMERGENCIES

IF DURING THE INITIAL STAGES OF FIREFIGHTING, DOUBLE PARKING, ANGLE PARKING ARE UNAVOIDABLE, WHAT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE FOLLOWED?

- POSITION A DANGER FLAG/WARNING LIGHT AT THE OUTER PERIMETER OF EXPOSED SIDE OF APPARATUS

- WHEN APPARATUS IS MANNED BY FD PERSONNEL THE SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO ASSIST OTHER EMERGENCY VEHICLES TO PASS AND TO PREVENT PASSAGE OF UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES

- WHEN NECESSARY TO DOUBLE PARK ON ONE WAY STREET: PARK ON LEFT SIDE OF ROAD WHEN FACING THE DIRECTION OF TRAFFIC FLOW, PARK ON THE RIGHT SIDE WHEN FACING AGAINST THE TRAFFIC FLOW

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SAFETY BULLETIN 5 - PARKING OF FIRE APPARATUS AT FIRES OR OTHER EMERGENCIES

WHO SHOULD THE OFFICER IN COMMAND OF THE FIRE OR EMERGENCY CONTACT, AS SOON AS CONDITIONS PERMIT, TO ESTABLISH "FIRE LINES"?

COMMANDING POLICE OFFICER PRESENT

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SAFETY BULLETIN 5 - PARKING OF FIRE APPARATUS AT FIRES OR OTHER EMERGENCIES

WHEN THE FIRE OR EMERGENCY IS DECLARED UNDER CONTROL, WHAT SHOULD OFFICERS DO IN REGARDS TO APPARATUS PARKING?

TAKE STEPS TO PARK PROPERLY AND REPOSITION APPARATUS WHERE NECESSARY

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SAFETY BULLETIN 5 - PARKING OF FIRE APPARATUS AT FIRES OR OTHER EMERGENCIES

TRUE/FALSE

THE REPOSITIONING OF APPARATUS SHOULD BE DONE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BY ANY SCHOOL TRAINED MEMBER ON SCENE.

FALSE

REPOSITIONING OF APPARATUS SHOULD AT ALL TIMES BE DONE BY THE CHAUFFEUR OR CHAUFFEUR AND TILLERMAN OF THE PARTICULAR UNIT TO WHICH THE APPARATUS IS ASSIGNED

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SAFETY BULLETIN 5 - PARKING OF FIRE APPARATUS AT FIRES OR OTHER EMERGENCIES

TRUE/FALSE

THE APPARATUS SHOULD BE PLACED AT AND PARALLEL TO THE CURB, IF POSSIBLE NO PORTION OF THE APPARATUS SHOULD PROTRUDE INTO THE OUTER TRAFFIC LANE.

TRUE

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SAFETY BULLETIN 5 - PARKING OF FIRE APPARATUS AT FIRES OR OTHER EMERGENCIES

TRUE/FALSE

THE APPARATUS SHOULD BE SO PLACED AS TO PREVENT BLOCKING A CROSSWALK OR AN INTERSECTION.

TRUE

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WHEN DOUBLE PARKING YOU RIG ON A ONE WAY STREET & YOU ARE AGAINST THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC, ON WHICH SIDE SHOULD YOU POSITION THE RIG?

•RIGHT SIDE OF ONE WAY STREET WHEN DOUBLE PARKING AGAINST THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC

When necessary to double park apparatus on a one-way street, park to the left side of the road when facing in the direction of traffic flow; and park on the right side of the road when facing against the traffic flow. This will permit the other driver to guide on the fire apparatus when attempting to pass same.

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WHEN YOU DOUBLE PARK ON A ONE WAY STREET FOLLOWING THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC, WHICH SIDE OF THE ROAD SHOULD YOU POSITION THE RIG?

•LEFT SIDE WHEN IN LINE WITH DIRECTION OF TRAFFIC

When necessary to double park apparatus on a one-way street, park to the left side of the road when facing in the direction of traffic flow; and park on the right side of the road when facing against the traffic flow. This will permit the other driver to guide on the fire apparatus when attempting to pass same.

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