Flashcards in Automatic Fire Alarm Response 18.104.22.168 Deck (17)
What type of alarm assignment do water flow alarm activations receive?
first alarm assignment
How many apparatus will be dispatched to non water flow alarm assignments?
Investigation of local alarms usually involves a search of what areas?
Automatic alarms usually originate from where and may require more effort to investigate than local alarms?
detection device or sprinkler system
Should forced entry be made solely on the activation of an alarm?
A team of ___ people should make entry to check the interior?
When should forced entry be authorized?
when signs of an emergency are present
Who must be notified if forced entry is made?
In buildings where the alarm is left out of service, or in the trouble mode, who must be notified?
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
How can contact information be gathered when no one is present at a building with an alarm activation?
dispatch via alarm company
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
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
How many false alarms in a 24 hour period constitute a unreliable alarm?
How many false alarms in a 12 month period constitute an unreliable alarm?
What is to be done about unreliable alarms?
fire watch posted
DC Prevention notified