How high do the fire department ladders reach?

 Approximately 6 stories for aerial ladders, and 7 stories for the aerial platforms.  It is dependent on how close the apparatus can get to the building, and if there is underground parking that will restrict fire apparatus due to their weight. The Rahway Fire Department has an Emergency One platform tower.  At a maximum angle of 80 degrees, it has 95 feet reach.  At an angle of 60 degrees, it has a reach of 84 feet.

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1. How high do the fire department ladders reach?
2. How long should emergency power last?
3. Why can’t I use the elevators during a fire alarm?
4. How often does the fire alarm system in the building get tested?
5. Is the fire alarm system connected directly to the fire stations?
6. "I saw pictures of that terrible fire in another community."
7. What are the usual causes of fire in a high-rise?
8. Why is the exit to the roof allowed to be locked?
9. If I am not physically capable of using the stairs, what should I do?
10. Why can’t the doors to the stairwells be left open for better ventilation?
11. Do you still have rescue window stickers to indicate a child’s bedroom?
12. How do I dispose of hazardous materials such as old paint cans, flammable liquids, etc?
13. How close should my drapes come to an electric baseboard heater?