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What is the typical height of a single-family dwelling?

1 to 3 stories

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What is the most common type of construction of a single-family dwelling?

Platform frame

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What is the high test priority at all structure fires?

Life safety

3

Pull down attic stairs are typically rated for what weight?

250lbs.

4

Which unit so assigned to the R.I.T. function on single-family dwelling fire?

4th engine

5

How many hoselines shall be stretched through any one entrance into a structure?

Two

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A detached structure constructed to house one or more families in a single place of residence is called?

Single-family

7

Fires in single-family dwelling in areas without hydrants should be assigned with what resources?

3 Tankers, 1 Engine, 1 Battalion Chief

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What does the "C" stand for in C.A.N?

Conditions

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______ is the most common type construction; provides fire stopping at each level.

Platform frame

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The square footage of McMansion/Estate Homes typically range from...

3000 to well over 6000 square feet

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Cluster homes are single family detached homes in close proximity to each other.

Usually 10ft. or less

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Exterior doors are generally of two types: _______ and insulated metal.

Solid wood

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Fire flow rates in a single family home will be based on a flow rate of ___ GPM per _____ square feet of involved area.

10, 100

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The minimum resources assigned to reported fires of Single Family Dwellings are...

4 Engines, 2 Trucks, 1 Rescue, 1 EMS Unit, 2 BC, 1 EMS Sup, 1 Comm Aide

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The assigned resources for fires in a single family home in non hydrant areas is a Tanker Task Force which consists of...

3 Tankers, 1 Engine, 1 BC

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The preferred point of attack for the initial hand line in a basement fire at a single family dwelling is...

An exterior access point that leads directly to the basement

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According to the Single Family Manual, breaking windows is most efficiently accomplished by the use of a...

Pike pole

18

If fire has possession of the stairs or the first floor is untenable, consideration should be given...

For vent, enter, isolate, search

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Attics are considered the space under...

A gabled roof

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This home is typically wood frame and are two separate occupancies separated by a fire wall in a one story portion of the structure.

Hybrid home

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Bedroom windows in a basement must be no more than ___ inches off the floor, ____ inches wide and ___ inches out from the window.

44, 36, 36

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Information such as, position of first arriving apparatus, what is evident upon arrival, occupancy type and exposure concerns in indicative of...

On scene report

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An easy way to answer or transmit a progress report is the _____. By using this report model, the person giving the report easily identifies how well the team is doing, the conditions faced and any support or resource needs.

CAN report

24

When can you expect an Engineered I-beam to fail here exposed to fire?

5 minutes

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_____ opening doors are typically bedrooms, bathrooms and closets; doors leading to the basement stairs are ______ opening.

Inward, outward

26

What is the most definitive option to securing a garage door?

Bend the track with a hand tool, preventing the door from closing

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When is the collapse potential greatest in a single family home?

When fire is in the basement attacking the vital supports under the first floor

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What is the strategic goal when it is confirmed that the occupants of the structure are...

Fire fighter safety and fire extinguishment

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What units make up a tanker task force?

3 tankers, 1 engine, 1 battalion chief

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What shall be communicated via radio by the first engine on a single family house fire?

On-scene report, layout, size-up, 360 laps and situation report

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What report should paint an image of the building type and conditions upon arrival?

On-scene report

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The ______ report contains all the information gathered through the pre-incident, pre-arrival, on-scene and 360 lap.

Situation

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Where should the first hose line be deployed for exterior fires extending into the dwelling?

The exterior of the structure to perform a quick knockdown of the fire in a sweeping motion

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What is the preferred point of attack for the initial handline in a basement fire if a single family house with exterior access?

An exterior access point

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What is the preferred method of removing a series of windows while venting a first or second floor window?

Use of a pike pole

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What are the most dangerous areas to search?

The fire floor, the area close to the fire and the area directly above the fire

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Single family dwellings typically range in height from...

1-3 stories

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McMansion is a slang architectural term that describes large-sized homes. The square footage of these homes typically range from...

3000-6000 or more feet

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What is the most common type of construction method for single family dwelling?

Platform frame

40

If you notice the presence of an overhead electrical service wire that has dropped to the ground who must be advised?

Incident Commander

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When it is confirmed that the occupants of the structure are accountant for what should the strategic goal than focus on?

Firefighter safety and fire extinguishment

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What are the responsibilities of the second due truck company?

Visual inspection of side Charlie,ground ladders and truck operations in the rear

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Most fires in single-family dwelling start in the vicinity of...

Cooking and heating appliances

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The greatest collapse potential exists when fire is...

The basement attacking the vital structural supports

45

Wind driven fires can exist with exterior winds as low as...

10-20 mph