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Chapter 1, states Fire Department Officers includes a definition of a Company Officer as;

A) Company Officers who supervise a fire company in the community and at fires and other medical
emergencies. They may also supervise a group of fire companies in their community.
B) Company Officers who supervise a fire company in the station and at fires and other emergencies.
They may also supervise a group of fire companies in their response area.
C) Company Officers supervise a group of fire companies and stations. They also supervise training,
planning, logistics and other functions.
D) Company Officers who supervise one fire company.

B) Company Officers who supervise a fire company in the station and at fires and other emergencies.
They may also supervise a group of fire companies in their response area.

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Chapter 12, states that ladder placement is normally the responsibility of the Officer and that
factors affecting the placement ground ladders should meet two objectives:

A) Positioning the ladder properly for its intended use and placing the butt the proper distance from the
building for safe and easy climbing.
B) Positioning the ladder so that it is not over openings or near too many wires.
C) Placing the butt, the proper distance from the building for safe and easy climbing and avoid placing it
away from overhead and nearby obstructions.
D) Placing the ladder to ensure good stability, optimum climbing angle, and easy access.

A) Positioning the ladder properly for its intended use and placing the butt the proper distance from the
building for safe and easy climbing.