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Townhouse construction is typically...

Lightweight frame

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A tanker task force consists of...

3 tankers, 1 engine, 1 battalion chief

2

Second engine on a townhouse fire is responsible for...

Ensure a water supply, ensure first line is operational and deploy second line

3

On an exterior fire that is extending into the dwelling where the first line is deployed and operating effectively, the second hose line shall be deployed to...

The interior of the dwelling

4

For a heavily involved situation that may require the use of elevated streams the turntable of the first truck should be positioned...

In front of the most threatened exposure

5

Laddering at a fire in a townhouse should be done to...

All available sides if all floors above ground with attention given to bedroom windows

6

In the event of a deck fire the priority should be to get a hose line...

On the deck side of the structure to extinguish the deck, soffit and eaves

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The most common style of window in townhouse today are...

Double hung sliding sash

8

The first due engine officer shall communicate the following via radio...

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

9

When the second due truck is unable to position in the rear or in a position to cover the rear, the second due truck shall position...

On side Alpha in front of an uncovered exposure

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A _______ is a townhouse consisting of two or more occupancies under one roof connected by the Side Charlie wall.

Back-to-back

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A _______ is a townhouse consisting of two stacked dwellings (one over the other). These are usually two-level occupancies over one-level occupancies.

Over-under

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A ______ is a building construction style that can be inclusive of various types of townhouse style (piggyback, back-to-back, over-under) under one roof.

Hybrid

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Masonry firewalls can be seen from the exterior if _______ extend through the roof.

Parapets

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______ windows create a special hazard to firefighters, they have steel frames set in concrete or masonry.

Casement

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The ______ allows quick spread of fire and products of combustion to the floors above.

Open stairwell

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Fire spread to ______ is a major concern.

Attached exposures

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As a general rule, certain situations should cue the officer to request a second alarm, these include; known resources, fire in two separate occupancies, fire in the attic space or ________ of the townhouse.

Fire on more than one level

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If rear access is not available, the third-arriving engine should position at the end of the row closest to the involved unit to ensure hoselines can be placed to ______.

Side Charlie

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An easy way to answer or transmit a progress report is the CAN report; CAN stands for Conditions, ________ and Needs.

Actions

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What type of townhouse consists of two or more occupancies under one roof connected by the side Charlie wall?

Back-to-back

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Which of the below is a multi-story dwelling attached to at least two other dwellings and typically will have a common cockloft under a flat roof?

Row-house

22

In residential townhouses inward opening interior doors typically lead to what?

Bedrooms and bathrooms

23

In residential townhouses outward opening interior doors typically lead to what?

Basement stairs and closets

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In townhouse fires, fire flow estimates will be based on flow rate of ____ GPM per _____ square feet of involved area.

10, 100

25

For townhouse fires what situation should cue the officer-in-command to request a second alarm?

Known rescues

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The minimum resources assigned to incidents of reported fires in townhouses or row houses are...

4 Engines, 2 Trucks, 1 Rescue Squad, 1 EMS Unit, 2 Battalion Chiefs, 1 EMS Supervisor and 1 Command Aide

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No more than how many hose lines should be stretched through any one entrance into a building?

2

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For basement fires the preferred point of attack for the initial hand line is...

Exterior access with a straight or solid stream

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Attics are considered...

Space under a gabled roof