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Fire Under Platform, member will not be permitted in track area unless the following 4 requirements are met

1. Power Off
2. Confirmation Power is off with FD Dispatcher
3. Members posted at each end of platform to act as safety people
4. An alternate area of refuge is assured in case of train movement.

2

A member directed to halt train traffic shall use a ____. The ____ is to be held ____ high and moved in a wide horizontal motion of atleast ____ft.

light
light
chest
4

3

What 3 items will be found near the blue light?

Power Removal Box
Telephone
Dry Chem Fire Extinguisher

4

True or false:
To operate the subway telephone you must keep the button on the hand-set depressed at all times during the conversation, releasing the button will terminate the call.

True

5

True or false:
The Power removal box may not necessarily be located under the blue light but it will be in proximity to it or across the tracks from it?

True

6

What will be placed around the power removal box or subway telephone if it is OOS and what color is it?

WHITE bag with RED lettering saying "Out of Service"

7

Does the Blue light telephone ring?

No, there is a buzzer mounted on the wall above the telephone that will intermittently activate

8

When using a cutout in a subway tunnel what maneuver must a FF perform?`

Reduced Profile

9

How far apart are power removal boxes?

Approximately 600ft

10

Are under-river tubes equipped with dry or wet standpipe systems?

Wet

11

All under-river tubes have siamese connections that are located where

Each end of the tube

12

Water supplies for wet systems are ___ ___ connected at each end and protected from freezing (Under River Tubes)

City Main

13

Gate valves with fire department threads are located at approximately ___ ft intervals (Under River Tubes)

200

14

The stand pipes are equipped with ___ hose and adjustable fog and straight stream nozzles (Under River Tubes)

1 1/2

15

No clearance signs are identified by diagonal ___ and ___ stripes painted on a wall

Red and white

16

If you encounter an emergency exit that is unable to be opened with the keys and pry bar what tools must you use to open it?

Vice Grips and pliers

17

What does a RED Subway Entrance Globe indicate?

That there may, or may not be a token booth clerk at this location and that the stairway will be closed at some point during a 24 hour day

18

What does a GREEN Subway Entrance Globe indicate?

That the entrance is open 24hrs a day, there may or may not be a token booth clerk at this location. In areas that are not served by a token booth clerk, access will be via a HIGH ENTRANCE/EXIT Turnstile or a gate

19

How often should the officer on duty record an entry in the Company Journal stating that the assigned Metro-Card is accounted for and on the apparatus?

After each roll call

20

Light trains are intended to be used to transport FD personnel to ___ fires readily extinguishable by ___ or ___ extinguishers, to investigate the source of minor smoke conditions and other similar type incidents.

Small
1 or 2

21

The decision to use a light train is to be made by who?

The CHIEF IN CHARGE

22

If a communications link cannot be established can a light train be used?

No

23

The primary means of communication when using a light train shall be via?

Train Operators radio

24

True or false: If necessary to disembark the Light Train a Handi-Talkie equipped member shall be assigned to remain with the Train operator to maintain communications

True

25

When using a light train how often should progress reports be given?

As soon as possible but atleast every 15 minutes

26

True or false: A light train shall not travel past the next station without the permission of the CIC? Apparatus of the unit who boarded the train should remain at its original location until, and if, directed to another location by the CIC.

True

27

True or false:
There are approximately 200 ventilation fan plants located throughout the Transit System, with each fan plant having between 1 and 4 fans. Most of the plants have a single fan. Plants serving under-river tubes may have up to 4 fans?

True

28

True or false: Not every subway station has an associated fan plant. Fans are not universally distributed throughout the subway system?

True

29

Most transit system ventilation fans operate in the ___ mode. A small number operate in the ___ mode

exhaust, supply

30

True or false: Ventilation fans associated with under-river tubes are reversible, as are replacement fans. Fans will not be affected when power removal is ordered by the fire department?

True