Flashcards in High/mid rise ops Appendix Deck (22)
What are most difficulties in high rise fires related to?
What three things should initial arriving units to a high rise fire concentrate on? (3)
attack fire w/ two teams + water
rescue immediately threatened occupants
Who is responsible for determining the method of ascent to the fire area.
officer leading initial attack
To where should the elevator be taken on a high rise fire?
two floors below fire floor
What info should an initial fire floor report include?
confirm floor #
What equipment should initial companies take upstairs?
High rise pack
basic forcible entry tools
From what five locations should the initial attack team give reports?
exterior on arrival
fire control room
At what locations should PPV fans be positioned for stairwell pressurization?
three floors below fire
Where will high rise operations be setup?
floor below the fire floor
Who should command recall upon confirmation of a working high rise fire?
all chief officers
If no smoke is present in the stairwell, the top door should remain ______ to create positive pressure in the stairwell.
Air handling units in what type of buildings may be equipped to remove smoke?
To what radio frequencies should FF's switch if encountering transmission difficulties in the building?
The division supervisor overseeing operations in the building will be located where?
Two floors below the fire floor?
Which officer is typically responsible for assuming lobby control?
officer of 3rd engine
Who assumes lobby control from the 3rd due engine officer?
3rd due chief
Who acts as the staging area manager?
5th due engine officer
Where shall the staging area be located?
Two floors below fire
Who will initially operate as RIT?
5th due engine company
Who will assume RIT Group Supervisor role?
officer of 6th arriving unit
Where will RIT group stage?
2 floors below the fire floor