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1

What are most difficulties in high rise fires related to?

access
complexity
occupant load

2

What three things should initial arriving units to a high rise fire concentrate on? (3)

Locate fire
attack fire w/ two teams + water
rescue immediately threatened occupants

3

Who is responsible for determining the method of ascent to the fire area.

officer leading initial attack

4

To where should the elevator be taken on a high rise fire?

two floors below fire floor

5

What info should an initial fire floor report include?

conditions
needs
confirm floor #

6

What equipment should initial companies take upstairs?

PPE
TIC
High rise pack
basic forcible entry tools

7

From what five locations should the initial attack team give reports?

exterior on arrival
fire control room
attack stairwell
fire floor
fire room/unit

8

At what locations should PPV fans be positioned for stairwell pressurization?

Bottom floor
three floors below fire

9

Where will high rise operations be setup?

floor below the fire floor

10

Who should command recall upon confirmation of a working high rise fire?

all chief officers
and/or
IMT

11

If no smoke is present in the stairwell, the top door should remain ______ to create positive pressure in the stairwell.

closed

12

Air handling units in what type of buildings may be equipped to remove smoke?

sprinklered

13

To what radio frequencies should FF's switch if encountering transmission difficulties in the building?

Zone 14
D channels

14

The division supervisor overseeing operations in the building will be located where?

Two floors below the fire floor?

15

Which officer is typically responsible for assuming lobby control?

officer of 3rd engine

16

Who assumes lobby control from the 3rd due engine officer?

3rd due chief

17

Who acts as the staging area manager?

5th due engine officer

18

Where shall the staging area be located?

Two floors below fire

19

Who will initially operate as RIT?

5th due engine company

20

Who will assume RIT Group Supervisor role?

officer of 6th arriving unit

21

Where will RIT group stage?

2 floors below the fire floor

22

Who assumes the role of safety officer?

4th arriving chief officer