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1

Define quint

A fie department vehicle that is equipped with a fire pump, water tank, hose, aerial device with a permanently mounted waterway, and a complement of portable ladders.

2

A raised ground ladder must be repositioned. You should___?

Roll the ladder

3

Commercial floor to floor heights are typically?

10-12 feet

4

Extension ladders move in ____ increments?

14 inches

5

How far away from power lines when raising ladder?

10 feet

6

Heat sensor labels/stickers discolor when exposed to what temp?

300 F

7

Raising a two section 35-foot extension ladder with a bedded length of 20 feet and you count five clicks, how far have you raised the ladder?

Approximately 12 feet

8

How often should ladders be serviced and load tested?

Annually

9

How often should ladders be visually inspected?

Monthly

10

Define extensions ladder.

Adjustable ladder with two or more sections

11

Define folding ladder

Narrow collapsible ladder that folds into itself for transportation through small, narrow spaces.

12

Fly should be in or out?

Out- according to most manufacturers.

13

Residential floor heights are?

8-10 feet.

14

When hoisting a ladder to another level, which rung can be marked to assist the firefighter in placing a rope?

Second rung above center.

15

When ventilating a window with a ladder, your target area for the time should be the?

Top third of the window.