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1

What type of alarm assignment do water flow alarm activations receive?

first alarm assignment

2

How many apparatus will be dispatched to non water flow alarm assignments?

one engine/truck

3

Investigation of local alarms usually involves a search of what areas?

exterior
common areas

4

Automatic alarms usually originate from where and may require more effort to investigate than local alarms?

detection device or sprinkler system

5

Should forced entry be made solely on the activation of an alarm?

No

6

A team of ___ people should make entry to check the interior?

two

7

When should forced entry be authorized?

when signs of an emergency are present

8

Who must be notified if forced entry is made?

BC
LCSO

9

In buildings where the alarm is left out of service, or in the trouble mode, who must be notified?

site manager
owner
key holder

10

What should site managers/owners/key holders be advised to do when their alarm is left out of service/trouble mode?

Call their alarm company

11

How can contact information be gathered when no one is present at a building with an alarm activation?

dispatch via alarm company

12

What shall be done when an alarm is left out of service/trouble mode and no contact can be made with building owner/tenant etc?

fire watch notice posted
DC prevention notified

13

If the alarm company is not contacted or unable to respond to an alarm unable to be reset/trouble mode, what shall be done?

Fire watch posted
Building owner/tenant notified
dispatch notified
Prevention notified

14

How many false alarms in a 24 hour period constitute a unreliable alarm?

3

15

How many false alarms in a 12 month period constitute an unreliable alarm?

4

16

What is to be done about unreliable alarms?

fire watch posted
dispatch notfied
DC Prevention notified

17

Who must be notified whenever a building is placed on fire watch?

DC prevention