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There shall be two types of fire permits
Operational and construction
An operational permit shall remain in effect until _________, __________ or _________, or for such a period of time as specified in the permit
Reissued, renewed, revoked,
The fire code official is authorized to grant, in writing, one or more extensions of the time period of a permit for periods of not more than ___________ days each
an ________________ permit is required to operate a grain elevator, flour startch mill, feed mill, or a plant pulverizing aluminum, coal, cocoa, magnesium, spices or sugar, or other operations producing combustible dusts as defined in chapter 2
The fire code official shall have authority to authorize ____________ of utility service to the building, structure or system in order to safely execute emergency operations or to eliminate an immediate hazard
any emergency responder department that utilizes radio frequencies is called an
A pressure vessel designed for pressures higher that 40psi and having a circular cross section. It does not include a portable tank, multiunit tank car, cargo tank or tank car.
The willful and knowing initiation or transmission of a signal, message or other notification of an event of fire when no such danger exists
The giving signaling or transmission to any public fire station, spoken or otherwise
Facilities that provide care to more than five children 2.5years or less
foster care facilities IFC202
A building with an occupied floor more than 75ft above the lowest fire department access
_____________ are design elements of fire apparatus access roads such as street alignment, installation of barriers, and other physical measures intended to reduced traffic and cut-through volumes, and slow vehicle speeds.
Traffic calming devices
First level of containment, consisting of the inside portion of that container which comes into immediate contact on its inner surface with the material being contained
A fire not used for cooking, heating or recreational purposes or not incidental to the normal operations of the property
Recreational fires not contained in a container, used recreationally shall have an area of _______ft or less in diameter and______ft in or less in height
3ft diameter 2ft height
Asphalt tar kettles shall not be located within ________ ft of any combustible material, combustable building surface or any building opening.
Containers with a capacity exceeding _______ cubic ft. shall be provided with lids
5.33 (40 gallons) 304.3.2
Hot ashes, cinders, smoldering coals or greasy or oily materials subject to spontaneous ignition shall not be deposited in a combustible receptacle, or within ____________ ft of other combustible material.
The location for open burning shall not be less than____________ from any structure
A bonfire shall not be conducted within ____________ ft of a structure or combustible material unless the fire is contained in a bbq pit
Charcoal burners and other open-flame cooking devices shall not be operated on combustible balconies or within _________ ft of combustible construction
The serving of flaming foods beverages shall be done in a safe manner and shall not create high flames. The pouring, ladling or spooning of liquids is restricted to a maximum of _________inches above the receiving receptacle.
Combustible storage shall be kept not less than _________ft from battery chargers
Any ___________ or __________ buildings determined to be unsafe pursuant section 110 of this fire code relating to structural or interior hazards shall be marked as required by sections 311.5.1 through 311.5.5
Vacant, abandoned 311.5 placards
Attic, under-floor and concealed spaces used for storage of combustible materials shall be protected on the storage side as required for _____hour fire resistance rated construction
Outside storage of combustible materials shall not be located within ________ft of a lot line
Wires, cables, ropes, antenneas, or other suspended obstructions installed on the roof of a building having a roof slope less than _________ ________ shall not create an obstruction that is less than 7ft high above the surface of the roof
30 degrees 316.4
An approved fire safety and evacuation plan in accordance with section 404 shall be prepared and maintained for group A occupancies, other than those occupancies used exclusively for purposes of _________ with an occupant load less than ________, and for buildings containing both group A occupancy and an atrium,
religious worship 2000. 403.2
Employees shall receive training in the contents of fire safety evacuation plans and their duties as part of new employee orientation and at least __________ therafter
Individual containers of ____________ ___________ cartons or packages shall be marked or labeled in accordance with applicable federal regulations.
hazardous materials 407.3
Responsible persons shall be designated as an on-site ___________ _____________ ________________ and trained to be liasion personnel for the fire department.
Emergency response team
______________ for proposed fire apparatus access, location of fire lanes, security gates across fire apparatus access and ____________ and hydraulic calculations for fire hydrant systems shall be submitted to the fire department for review and approval prior to construction
Construction documents, construction documents 501.3
The fire apparatus access road shall extend to within _________ ft of all portions of the facility and all exterior walls of the first story of the building as measured by an approved route around the exterior of the building or facility.
150 ft. 503.1.1
Fire department vehicle access to buildings used for _________ _______ _________ shall comply with the applicable provisions of chapter 32
high piled combustible storage 503.1.3
new buildings four or more stories above grade plane, except those with a roof slope greater than 4 units verticle in 12 units horizontal shall be provided with a _________ to the roof
Where a portion of the facility or bulding hereafter constructed or moved into or within the jurisdiction is more than _____ ft from a hydrant on a fire apparatus road, as measured by an approved route around the exterior of the facility or building, on-site fire hydrants and mains shall be provided where required by the fire code official.
A layout of the __________ ______________ _____________ and all features required by this section to be contained therein shall be submitted for approval prior to installation.
fire command center 508.1.4
Approved access shall be provided and maintained for all fire protection equipment to permit __________ safe operation and maintaince of such equipment.
Emergency responder radio coverage systems shall be provided with _______ power in accordance with section 604
All ______ buildings shall have approved radio coverage for emergency responders within the building
The emergency responder radio coverage system shall be inspected and tested annually or whenever _______ ___________ occur including additions remodels that could materially change the original field performance tests
Structural changes 510.6.1
Tanks installed in accordance with section 603.3.2 shall be used only to supply fuel oil to ________ or _________ equipment installed in accordance with section 220.127.116.11.4
Fuel burning, generator 603.3.2.2
Oil containing ____________ shall not be used in fuel-fired appliances
Where connected to a fuel oil piping system the maximum amount of fuel oil storage allowed outside above ground without additional protection shall be ___________ gallons
Where fire code official determines that burning in incinerators located within ____________ ft of mountainous, brush or grass covered areas will create an undue fire hazard
Exit signs, means of egress illumination and emergency voice/alarm communication systems are classified as emergency systems and shall operate within _________ seconds of failure of the normal power supply.
An activation test of the emergency lighting equipment shall be completed
A working space of not less than _______ inches in width_____________ inches in depth and __________inches in height shall be provided in front of electrical service equipment
30wide, 36 deep, and 78tall 605.3
Roof access points shall be located in areas that do not require the placement of ground ladders over ____________such as_______or___________
openings windows doors 605.11.1.1
Machinery rooms shall contain a refrigerant__________ with audible and visual alarm
Buildings with elevators equipped with phase I emergency recall, phase II emergency in-car operation, or a fire service access elevator shall be equipped to operate with a _________ __________ ____________ elevator key approved by the fire code official.
standardized fire service 607.8
For the purposes of this section, cooking oil shall be classified as a ___________ liquid unless otherwise determined by testing.
class IIIB 610.1
Where allowed by the fire code official, the application of _________ _________ _______ associated with the maintaince of opening protectives shall follow the requirements of the approved third party certification organization accredited for listing the opening protective.
Field applied labels, 703.2
Combustible trim, excluding handrails and guardrails shall not exceed _____ PERCENT OF THE SPECIFIC WALL OR CEILING AREAS TO WHICH IT IS ATTACHEd.
Where an occupied roof has an assembly occupany with an occupant load exceeding ____________ for group __________ and________ for other group _______ occupancies all floors between the occupied roof and level of exit discharge shall be equipped with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with 9003.3.1.1 or 903.3.1.2
100; A-2, 300;A
Fire pump and automatic sprinkler system riser rooms shall be designed with adequate space for all equipmetn necessary for the manufacturer, with, _____ _________ ___________ around the stationary equipment.
901.4.6 sufficient working space
automatic sprinklers shall be installed in or under covered kiosks, displays, booths, concession stands or equipment that exceeds ________ feet in width
An automatic sprinkler system in a group R4 condition 2 occupancy is permitted to be installed to which standard?
NFPA 13R 903.2.8.3
Methods to prevent __________ from infiltrating into a hoistway enclosure required by section 3007.4 and section 3008.4 of the international building code shall be maintained
A manual actuation device shall be located at or near a means of egress from the cooking area, minimum of ______ ft and a max of _________ ft from the kitchen exhaust system
10ft and max of 20ft 904.12.1
Portable fire extinguishers shall be provided within a ________ft travel distance from commercial-type cooking equipment
Emergency voice/alarm communication systems shall not be required in group E occupancies with occupant loads of _____ of less, provided that activation of the manual alarm system initiates an approved occupant notification signal.
100 or less 907.2.3
Portable fire extinguishers having a gross weight not exceeding 40 pounds shall be installed so that its top is not more than ________ above the floor
Smoke detector sensitivity shall be checked within ________ __________ after installation and every alternate year thereafter
one year 907.8.3
Carbon monoxide detection shall be provided in __________ ________, ________ _________and _________ that contain a fuel burning appliance or a fuel burning fireplace
dwelling units, sleeping units, classrooms, 915.1.2
An automatic smoke detection system that activates the occupant notification system shall be installed in group R2 occupancies operated by a _________
college or university for student or staff housing.
An enclosed exit access component that defines and provides a path of egress travel.
an operable window door or other similar device that provides for a means of escape and access for rescue in the event of an emergency
emergency escape and rescue opening
A door or access point along the path of egress travel from an occupied room, area or space where the path of egress enters an intervening room corridor exit stairway or ramp
exit access doorway
That portion of a means of egress system between the termination of an exit and a public way
The number of persons for which the means of egress of a building or portion thereof is designed
Design of egress path capacity shall be based on the __________ portion of occupant loads of all rooms, areas or spaces to that point along the path of egress travel
the _______ __________ in inches, of any means of egress components shall not be less than that specified for such component
minimum width 1005.2
Where more than one exit or access to more than one exit is required the means of egress shall be configured such that the loss of any one exit shall not reduce the available capacity to less than _____% of the required capacity or width.
Pivot or side hinged swinging doors shall swing in the direction of egress travel where serving a room or area containing an occupant load of 50 or more persons or a ____________
Group H occupancy 1010.1.2.1
Where exit signs are required in group R-1 occupancies by section 1013.1 additional ___________ exit signs shall be provided in all areas in group R-1 occupancies and shall comply with section 1013.5
To ensure continued illumination for a duration of not less than ______ minutes in case of emergency
guards shall be located along opensided walking surface including mezzanines equipment platforms stairs ramps and landings which are located more than _________ inches measured vertically to the floor or grade below at any point within 36 inches horizontally to the edge of the open side
The common path of egress travel distance in a nonsprinkled group f-1 occupancy with an occupant load of 45 is ______ft
Day care facilities, rooms or spaces where care is provided for more than ______ _______ that are 2.5years or age or less shall have access to not less than two exits or exit access doorways.
10 children. 1006.2.2.4
The exit access travel distance in a group R-1 occupancy protected by an automatic sprinkler system complying with section 903.3.1.1 is ______feet
The minimum width of a corridor serving a dwelling unit is ________ inches
Fire resistance rated corridors shall be continuous from the point of entry to an exit, and shall not be interrupted by _____ _______
Intervening rooms 1020.6
A maximum of ________ occupants are permitted to be served by one exit in the first-story of a group S occupancy
The minimum width of exit passageways shall be determined in section 1005.1 but the minimum width shall not be less than 44inches except that exit passageways serving an occupant load less than ______inches shall not be less than_______ inches wide.
50, 36 1024.2
Door handles pulls latches locks and other operating devices shall be installed_______inches minimum and _______inches maximum above the finished floor
34, 48 1010.1.9.2
Photoelectric smoke alarms shall not be installed less than_______ft horizontally from a permanently installed cooking appliance.
Stair riser heights shall be _______inches maximum and ______ minimum
7inches and 4inches 1011.5.2
stair tread risers shall be of ______size and shape
The ventillation system in a spray booth shall be designed, installed and maintained so that the flammable contaminants are diluted in noncontaminated air to maintain concentrations in the exhaust airflow below ______ % of the LFL
Exterior storage piles of solid biofuel products shall not exceed ______ cubic ft in volume
Security devices affecting means of egress shall be subject to the approval of the fire code official. Security devices and locking arragements in the means of egress that ________ ________ or __________ egress shall be installed and maintained as required by chapter 10 of the IFC
restrict control delay 1031.2.1
Existing buildings with occupied floors more than _____feet abovethe lowest level of fire department access or more than _______ feet below the highest level of fire department access shall be equipped with standpipes
50, 50 1103.6..1
Physical interconnection of smoke alarms shall not be required where listed _________ __________ _______ are installed and all alarms clearly sound upon activation of one alarm.
wireless smoke alarms 1103.8.2
Where the provisions of chapter 11 of the IFC conflict with the ________ _______ that applied at the time of construction, the most restrictive provision shall apply
building code. 1104.1
Fire escape stairways and balconies shall be examined for structural adequacy and safety in accordance with section 1104.16.5 by a registered design professional or others acceptable to the fire code official every _______ ______, or as required by the fire code official
_______ Stairways shall be marked in accordance with section 1023.9
at aviation facilities open flames flame producing devices and other sources of ignition shall not be permitted in a hangar except in approved locations or in any location within______ft of an aircraft operation
Aircraft refueling vehicles shall be provided with a substantial heavy duty electrical cable sufficient length to be ________ to the aircraft to be serviced
An automatic sprinkler system shall not be required in type III-B cleaning plants where aggregate quantity class III-B solvent dry cleaning machines and storage do not exceed ________ __________
3300 gallons 2108.2
A mechanical ventilation system for dry cleaning facilities is designed to exhaust _________ cubicft of air per minute for each sqft of floor area shall be installed in dry cleaning rooms
Finely divided solid material that is 420 microns or less in diameter and which can be ignited by a source of ignition
an emergency disconnect switch for exterior fuel dispensers shall be located within ______ feet of, but not less that______feet from, the fuel dispensers
100, 20 2303.2
Class I, II, and IIIA liquids shall not be dispensed into a portable container unless such container does not exceed a ________gallon capacity, is listed or approved materials and construction and has...
The fire code official is authorized to require damaged or unsafe ________ and dispensing equipment to be repaired or serviced in an approved manner.
Above ground tanks used for outside above grade storage of class IIIB liquid motor fuel shall be listed and labeled in accordance with _______ or listed and labeled in accordance with ______ and shall be installed in accordance with chapter 57
UL142, UL2085 2306.2.3
An approved ________ ____________ ____________ ___________ designed to close in the event of a fire or impact shall be properly installed in the liquid supply line at the base of each dispenser supplied by a remote pump.
automatic emergency shutoff valve. 2306.7.4
Metal parts of ______ __________, exhaust ducts and piping systems conveying class I or II liquids shall electrically grounded in accordance with NFPA70
spray booths 2403.2.5
Spray-finishing operations conducted in buildings used for group _______ ________ _______ or ____ occupancies shall be located in a spray room protected with an approved automatic sprinkler system installed in accordance with section 903.3.1.1
Spray Booths shall be constructed of approved noncombustible materials. ___________ shall not be used
Valves controlling the discharge of ethylene shall provide positive and fail-closed control of flow shall be set to limit the concentration of gas in air below______ppm
Ethylene generators shall be __________ and __________ by an approved testing laboratory, approved by the fire code officila and used only in approved rooms in accordance with the ethylene generator manufacturer's instruction.
Temporary stage canopies in excess of 400sqft shall not be erected, operated or maintained for any purpose without first obtaining approval and a permit from the fire code official and the _________ __________.
Building official 3105.2
Insecticidal fogging liquids with a flash point below _________ shall not be utilized
Semiconductor fabrication facilities and comparable research and development areas classified as group _______shall comply with chapter 27 of the IFC
In semiconductor fabrication facilities, electrical equipment and devices within 5ft of workstations in which flammable or pyrophoric gases or flammable liquids are used shall comply with NFPA 70 for _______, ______ locations
ClassI, division 2 2703.7.2
In plywood veneer and composite board mills, dryers shall be protected throughout by an approved, automatic ________ water spray suppression system complying with chapter 9
Piles at lumber production facilities shall not exceed _______ ft in height ____ feet in width and _______ feet in length
60, 300, 500 2807.2
Valves for fuel supply lines serving industrial ovens shall be located within ________ft of the appliance served
Tents and membrane structures having an area in excess of _______ square feet shall not be erected, operated or maintained for any purpose without first obtaining a permit and approval from the fire code official
Membrane structures that are erected on buildings balconies decks or other structures shall be regulated as _______ _______ __________ in 3102
Permanent membrane structures 3103.8.4
Air supported and air inflated structures shall have the design and construction of the fabric envlope and the method of anchoring in accordance with __________ __________ __________ ____________ ___________ __________.
Architectural fabric structures institute ASI77
Storage of combustible materials in closely packed piles or combustible materials on pallets, in racks or on shelves where the top of storage is greater than 12ft in height.
High-piled combustible storage
When classifying high piled storage commodities, use of ________ _________ or the physical form of the material could change classification
Flame-retarding modifiers 3203.1
The designation of a high piled combustible storage area, or portion thereof is allowed to be based on a lower hazard class than that of the highest class of commodity stored when a limited quanity of higher hazard commodity has been demonstrated by _________ _________ to be adequately protected...
engineering analysis 3204.2
Where required by the fire code official, a _______ _______ of indicating the maximum allowable storage height shall be provided
visual method 3205.6
Aisles shall be a minimum 96 wide ain highpiled combustible storage areas exceeding 2,500 sqft in area that are accessible to the public and designated to contain __________ _________________
HIGH-HAZARD COMMODITIES 318.104.22.168
Where required by the fire code official, flue spaces required by table 3208.3 in single double or multiple row rack storage installations shall be equipped with ________ _____ to protect the required flue spaces such devices shall not be removed or modified.
approved devices 3208.3.1
When required by the fire code official for building demolition, of ______ ______ during ______ _________, that is hazardous in nature, qualified personnel shall be provided to serve as an on site watch
Building construction working hours 3304.5
The owner shall designate a person to be the ________ _____ _____ ______ who shall be responsible for the fire prevention program and ensure that it is carried out through completion of the project.
Fire prevention program superintendent 3308.1
Automatic sprinkler protection shall not be _________ ___________ while hot work is performed
shut off 3504.1.8
Slips and mooring spaces shall be ___________ _____________ by an approved numeric or alphabetic designator
individually identified 3603.7
In marinas, space shall be provided on all ________ ________ for the staging of emergency equipment.
float systems 3604.6
Mixtures of materials shall be classified in accordance with hazards of _____ as ______ _______.
Mixture a whole 5001.2.1
The objective of section 5001.3 is to protect people and property from the consequences of ______ _____, fires or explosions involving hazardous materials.
unauthorized discharge 5001.3.1
Information concerning a hazardous material which is prepared in accordance with the provisions od DOL 29 cfr 1910.1200 or in accordance with the provisions of a federally approved state OSHA plan
When calculating the maximum quanity per control area: Where amounts are indicated in Lbs and where the weight per gallon of the liquid is not provided to the code official, a conversion of ______ ______ per gallon shall be used
10 Lbs 5003.1.2
When dealing with hazardous materials, piping, tubing, valves, fittings and related components shall be designed and fabricated from the materials that are __________ with the material to be contained andshall be of adequate strength and durability to withstand the pressure, structural and seismic stress and exposure to which they are subject.
Stationary hazardous materials tanks not used for a period of _________days shall be properly safeguarded or removed in an approved manner
The maximum allowable quanity per control area for storage of a class IIIA combustible liquid located inside a single control area of a one story nonsprinkled building is ________ gallons
The maximum allowable quantity per control area of a compressed flammable gas stored in a unsprinkled one story building classified as single control is ______ cubic feet at ______.
1000, NTP 5003.1.1(1)
The maximum allowble quanity per control of a highly toxic solid stored in a control area of a one story sprinkled building is ________lbs
The maximum allowable quantity per control area of corrosive liquids stored in a one story, nonsprinkled control area is _________ gallons
The maximum allowable quantity per outdoor control area for a liquefied compressed flammable gas in storage is _______lbs.
The maximum allowable quanity per control area for the outdoor storage of a corrosive solid is _______lbs
Atmospheric tanks having capacity greater than ______ gallons and that contain hazardous materials shall be equipped with a liquid level limit control or other approved means to prevent overfilling the tank
The equipment devices and systems listed in section 5003.2.9.1 shall be tested at the ________ _________ ________ and at one of intervals listed in section 5003.2.9.2
time of installation 5003.2.9
Hazardous materials in any quantity shall not be released into the sewer etc... or into the ___________
Powered industrial trucks used in areas designated as _______ _______ _______ in accordance with NFPA70 shall be listed and labeled in environment intended in accordance with NFPA 505
Hazardous locations 5003.7.3
____________ ____________ shall be listed in accordance with UL 30 where used to increase the maximum allowable quantities per maximum allowable quantities per control areas in accordance with table 5003.1.1
Safety cans 5003.9.10
The area surrounding an outdoor storage area or tank for hazardous materials shall be kept clear of combustible materials and vegetation for a minimum distance of _____ft.
Approved safeguards shall be provided to prevent a _______ ________ in a tank from creating a hazardous condition including but not limited to overheating of a tank or its contents
Low-liquid level 5005.1.4.2
Systems handling hazardous materials shall be suitable for the use intended and shall be designed by persons competent and shall be designed by persons competent in such design. Controls shall be designed to prevent materials from entering or leaving the process or reaction system at other than the _____,________,________or__________.
Intended time, rate, path. 5005.1.11
T or F Outdoor use of class 2 unstable liquid exceeding the outdoor maximum allowable quanity per control area requires secondary containment when the vessel volume is more than 1.3 gallons
A minimum clearance of _______ft shall be maintained between automatic sprinklers and the top of piles combustible fibers.
Storage of hay straw or similar products shall be limited to stacks of ________ tons each.
Pressure relief devices shall be provided to protect containers, cylinders and tanks containing compressed gases from ___________ in the event of overpressure.
A fluid having a boiling point lower than -130degrees at 14.7lbs psi atmosphere.
Heat exchangers, vaporizers, insulation casings surrounding containers, vessels an coaxial piping systems in which liquefied cryogenic fluids be trapped because of leakage from the primary container shall be provided with a ___________ ______________
Pressure relief device 5503.2.2
Stationary containers containing cryogenic fluids shall be identified with the manufacturing specification and maximum ________ ___________ _____________ with a permanent nameplate.
allowable working pressure 5503.4.3
No person shall keep or store, nor shall any permit be issued to keep or store, any explosives at any ________ __________ ________ or within 100ft thereof
place of habitation 5601.2.1
Prior to issuing permits for fireworks display, plans for the fireworks display, inspections of the display site, and demonstrations of the display operations shall be ___________
When mixed with __________ __________ _________, class II or III liquids are capable of assuming the characteristics of the lower flash point liquids.
lower flash point liquids 5701.5
_________ _________ shall not be used to clean or remove debris from piping open to the atmosphere.
flammable gases 3306.2
Tanks more than _______ gallons in capacity, which are permanently installed or mounted and used for the storage of class I, II or III liquids, shall bear a label and placard identifying the materials therin.
Compressed gas systems conveying flammable gases shall be provided with approved manual or automatic _____ _____ ______ that can be activated at each point of use and at each source.
emergency shutoff valves 5803.1.3
Buildings or portions thereof containing flammable gases shall be provided with _______ ________ in accordance with section 911
explosion control 5804.1.1
Toxic and highly toxic compressed gases shall not be stored or used in offices, retail sales or classroom portions of group ______, _____ ______ or ______ occupancies.
A material which is composed predominantly of the following hydrocarbons or mixtures of them: propane, propylene, butane (normal butane or isobutane) and butylenes.
Liquefied petroleum gas (lp-gas)
Organic peroxides can pose an ________ hazard or they can be shock sensitive.
A chemical with an autoignition temp in air at or below a temp of 130degrees
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