Engine Company CH 1+2

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Engine Company CH 1+2
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2011-10-15 18:12:45
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Engine Company fireground operations
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ECO fireground operations
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  1. What are the 3 Major tactical priorities on the fire ground?
    • 1. Life Safety
    • 2. Extinguishment
    • 3. Property Conservation
  2. What is the fire tetrahydron?
    4 sided concept of combustion including Oxygen, Fuel, Heat and chemical chain reaction
  3. What are the 4 ways heat travels?
    • Convection
    • Radiation
    • Conduction
    • Direct flame contact
  4. What happens to a 100ft section of steel beam when heated to 1,000F?
    expands 9 inches
  5. 9 Engine company firefighting tasks
    • perform search and rescue
    • establish water supply
    • use of initial attack lines
    • use of back up lines
    • protect exposures
    • use of master stream devices
    • tactical use of protective systems
    • property conservation
    • performing overhaul operations
  6. what is the required pump capacity?
    • No less than 750 to 1000 gallons
    • with a tank that carries 750 to 1000 gallons
  7. What is the minimum hose storage area for the 2.5 inch line?
    30 cubic ft
  8. Nfpa requires how much of either 1 1/2, 1 3/4, 2 inch to be carried on a pumper?
    400ft
  9. Pre-connected hose lines should not exceed how many feet?
    250ft because of excess friction loss
  10. NFPA requires a minimum of _____ feet of 2 1/2 inch or larger
    800 ft
  11. Extended horizontally a 4inch LDH flows almost _____times the capacity of a 2 1/2 inch line
    3.5x
  12. NFPA requires the following nozzles to be carried on the pump
    • one combination spray nozzle, 200gpm minimum
    • two combination spray nozzles, 95gpm minimum
    • one playpipe, with shut off and 1-, 1 1/8, and 1 1/4inch tips
  13. Standard fireground stream
    1 1/8 tip, 2 1/2 inch line, 250 gallons, 45psi
  14. At or above ___mph you will need to use a straight tip
    30mph
  15. In most interior structures the fog pattern is no greater than ____degrees
    30 degrees
  16. NFPA recommends a master stream appliance of ____gpm minimum
    1000gpm
  17. Ladders required on a pump?
    • one straight ladder with hooks 12 or 14 feet
    • One extension ladder (24ft minimum)
    • One attic ladder
  18. Four basic hose lays
    • forward lay using charged line(most desirable)
    • forward lay using uncharged line
    • Direct to fire-no line charged
    • Reverse lay using a charged line
  19. Factors evaluated potential situations during emergency conditions
    • Construction
    • Occupancy
    • Protection systems
    • capabilities of personnel
    • mutual aid
    • water supply
    • exposure protection

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