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  1. AFD SOG 5-1-01
    List the standard company functions for:
    • Engine (6)
    • Ladder (11)
    • Rescue (5)
    • Haz Mat Squad (3)
    • Heavy Technical Rescue (9+)
  2. AFD SOG 5-1-02
    Fire Groud Safety
    What is our Risk Management Plan:
    • - We may risk a lot to protect savable lives
    • -We may risk a little to protect savable Property
    • - we will risk nothing to save what is already lost
    • pg 1
  3. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    In extremely hasardous situations, command will engage only an ............within the hazard zone.
    • absolute minimum number of personnel.
    • pg. 2
  4. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Do not operate ........., whether hand lines, master streams, ladder pipes into and area where interior crews are operating.
    • exterior streams
    • pg.2
  5. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    when laddering a roof select one that will extend...... above the roof line
    • 2 to 3 ft
    • if possible place near corner or firewall this is more stable

    pg 1
  6. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Any time working above or below ground level, establish...... escape routs where possible
    2- preferbly on oppsite ends
  7. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Hazard zone is any area that requires...........
    • SCBA,
    • Handlines, special protetive clothing,
    • where FF can become lost, trapped or injured
    • pg3
  8. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Crews in a hazard zone shall consist of
    • at least 2 personnel with radio
    • pg 3
  9. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Warm zone is just outside the Hazard zone. Defined as when a FF is not at risk of being injured. If FF become threatened in the warm zone it will become the ...
    • Hazard zone
    • pg 3
  10. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Cold Zone is where no one is at risk to include:
    • command, level 1 and 2 staging, support staff personnel,
    • media, rehab, Law Enforcement, Interviewing the responsible party
    • pg 4
  11. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Division/Groups
    Crews will not leaver their respective division/groups unless authorized by...
    • division/group supervisor
    • pg 4
  12. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Rehab
    Individual crews shall not report to rehab unless assigned by the ....
    • firegound commander
    • pg. 5
  13. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Safety Officer
    Command shall est. a S.O. at incidents involving an ............. to personnel. Assigned squad will respond to muli alarm incidents as S.O. but command may designate any availible personnel to S.O.
    • inordinate danger.
    • pg. 5
  14. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Structural Collapse
    S.C. should be major consideration in development of Tactical plan. Certain construction expected to fail sooner such as
    • light weight truss and bar joist roof construction
    • pg 6
  15. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    structural collapse
    a ........ foot unprotected steel beam expands ...... inches when heated to 1100 degree F.
    • 100foot expands 9 inches
    • pg 6
  16. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    structural collapse
    Roof failure may trigger wall collapse this is true in ............. roofs
    • peak or dome type b/c exert outward pressure against walls
    • pg 6
  17. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Structural Collapse
    Signs of collapse may include:
    Cracks, bulges, sounds smoke or water leaking through walls, flex movement on floors, leaning, twisting, sagging roof lines, time of fire
  18. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    structural collapse
    Who's responsible for continually evaluating and determining if the fire building is tenable for interior operations?
    • Command
    • pg 7
  19. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Evacuation
    Abandon interior FF operations when structure becomes unsafe to operate in. When untenable......
    • evacuate, regroup, account for personnel, communicate, and redeploy.
    • pg 7
  20. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Evacuation
    Method of evacuation is dependent on :
    • - Imminency of the hazard
    • - Type and extent of hazard
    • - Perceptions of the area affected by the hazard
    • pg 7
  21. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Emergency Traffic should be initiated ony when the hazard appears to be .....
    • imminent
    • pg 8
  22. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Building evacuation generally involves a sift from.....
    • offensive to defensive.
    • pg 8
  23. AFD SOG 5-1-02 Fire Groud Safety
    Search and Rescue
    The Effort to locate possible victims, not create additional ones. Individual search activities should be conducted by ...... or more members
    • 2.
    • pg 9
  24. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    As with any incident, what is the priority?
    • Life safety
    • pg 1
  25. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    First arriving officer will be command and the initial radio report should consist of .......
    • general scope of incident
    • app. number of pt.
    • size of aircraft
    • anticipated resources
  26. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    initial IC sould focus on ........................ rather than task level needs
    • Strategic sonsiderations
    • pg 2
  27. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    If foam is not available, use large voumes of water. What should you avoid walking in front and behind of?
    • Jet engines
    • pg 2
  28. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    At what angle should you attack the fire at?
    • 45 degree
    • pg 2
  29. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    How far should you keep away from engine intakes when approaching an aircraft? ................ How far can exhaust hazards extend?.......
    • 30 ft
    • 200 ft
    • pg 2
  30. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    Direct flam impingment can burn through the fselage within ........
    • 60 sec
    • pg3
  31. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    Fuel is carried in the wings. What do you not want to block
    • vent holes and tubes
    • pg 3
  32. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    Interior attack: Vent. as soon as possible. Most victims die due to what?
    • smoke inhilation
    • pg 3
  33. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    Where can fires run in Large aircrafts?
    • Common attic spaces,
    • large open carg areas
    • sidewalls
    • pg 4
  34. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    propeller drive aircraft
    how far should you stay from propellers
    • 10 feet and don't bump propellers
    • pg 4
  35. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    If emergency landing has occured make sure....... is disconnected and the pilot has initiated the ..........
    • battery
    • emergency shutdown procedures
    • pg4
  36. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    Engine Fires
    Use large volumes of water and foam through the ............ This will put out the fire and shut down the engine.
    • engine air intake.
    • pg 4
  37. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    large aircrafts have enough.......... to kill a person or ignite flamible liquides
    • Electrical power
    • pg 5.
  38. SOG 5-1-15 Aircraft Emergencies
    Never assume there are no survivors. Obtain primary and secondary ..........
    • all clears
    • pg 6
  39. SOG 5-1-17 Attack Teams
    A standard Attack Team consists of .....
    • 2 engines and 1 ladder company
    • pg 1
  40. SOG 5-1-17 Attack Teams
    Attack teams can be built as incidents progress or can be created as a full Attack Team directly from Staging
    pg 1
  41. SOG 5-1-17 Attack Teams
    Common deployment for Attack Team is a "Forward" pumper supplied by a "key" pumper on a hydrant. The Forward company officer is the Attack Team Leader.
    pg 1
  42. SOG 5-1-05 Tactical Priorities
    To stabilize a situation what three tactical priorties must be completed?


















    SOG 5-1-05 Tactical
    Priorities

    To stabilize a situation what three tactical priorties must
    be completed?















    SOG 5-1-05 Tactical
    Priorities

    To stabilize a situation what three tactical priorties must
    be completed?


















    SOG 5-1-05 Tactical
    Priorities

    To stabilize a situation what three tactical priorties must
    be completed?
    • Rescue- through primary search “All Clear”
    • Fire Control- stops forward progress of fire “Under Control”
    • Loss Control- stop or reduce primary or secondary loss “Loss Stopped”
    • Pg 1
  43. SOG 5-1-05 Tactical Priorities
    Tactical functions shall be regarded as separate, yet interrelated, activities that must be dealt with in order. Can command proceed to the next tactical priority if the first has not been completed
    • No
    • Pg 1
  44. SOG 5-1-06 Apparatus Placement
    What should determine app. Placement?
    • App. Function
    • Pg1
  45. SOG 5-1-06 Apparatus Placement
    Placement shall not compromise access. App is an expensive exposute. Things to think about:
    • Heat release
    • Structural collapse
    • Think about potential growth, not just current state
    • Overhead power lines
    • Pg 2
  46. SOG 5-1-06 Apparatus Placement
    App should be positioned at least …….. ft away from involved buildings, even with nothing showing.
    • 30 ft
    • pg2
  47. SOG 5-1-06 Apparatus Placement
    Pumpers close enough to deploy hand lines while leaving room in front for ladder. Pumpers should attempt to view at least ……..sides
    • 3
    • pg2
  48. SOG 5-1-06 Apparatus Placement
    Ladders in front unless otherwise told
    IC to see incident but not restricting access
    Rescue best for trans. While not blocking
    Rest-level 1 or2 staging
    Pg2
  49. SOG 5-1-07 SCBA
    Each member will ensure facepiece seal. No Facial hair in points of contact. The…….. well be responsible for the units SCBA.
    • Driver: will also be responsible for any documentation
    • Each Crew member will be responsible for the proper function
    • Pg1
  50. SOG 5-1-07 SCBA
    SCBAs Shall be used in the following atmospheres:
    • Contaminated
    • Area which may become contaminated
    • Which is or may be Oxygen deficient
    • Which is suspect of being contaminated
    • Contains any product with Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)
  51. SOG 5-1-07 SCBA
    During Investigative modes, SCBAs will be ………..
    • Carried and ready for use
    • Pg2
  52. SOG 5-1-07 SCBA
    The active fire area is defined as the …… And is at a min. any space …… foot radius of the structure fire.
    • Inner perimeter of the fire ground.
    • 50 foot
    • pg2
  53. SOG 5-1-07 SCBA
    Who decides to remove SCBA?
    • I.C or in single unit responses the Company officer
    • Pg3
  54. SOG 5-1-07 SCBA
    The IDLH for CO is 1200 ppm (OSHA)
    The Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) is 35 ppm (EPA)
    Our monitors have an audible device that sounds at 35ppm
    • All will use SCBA and investigative operations and atmosphere has a reading of 35ppm or less
    • Pg 3
  55. SOG 5-1-07 SCBA
    Where do we get a replacement SCBA
    • Equipment/Supply Section of Support Services
    • Pg3
  56. SOG 5-1-07 SCBA
    SCBA evaluation will be conducted annually. Each member must demonstrate ability to use SCBA and create a skin seal of the SCBA
    Pg 3
  57. SOG 5-1-07 SCBA
    Which type of contact lenses are prohibited from use when using a facemask?
    • Hard. Soft lens are ok
    • Pg4
  58. SOG 5-1-08 Protective Clothing
    Full Protective Clothing Includes:

    • Turnout coat and pants
    • Nomex Hood, FF Boots, Gloves
    • Helmet with shield and goggles
    • Pg1
  59. SOG 5-1-08 Protective Clothing
    When should Protective Clothing be donned
    • Prior to leaving. No employee will don PPE in a moving vehicle without a seatbelt
    • Pg 2
  60. SOG 5-1-08 Protective Clothing

    Who decides the use of turnout coats and Nomex hoods during overhaul ops?
    • Command or Safety Officer
    • Pg2
  61. SOG 5-1-09 Fire Control
    The Mode of attack will be made by the Incident Commander. Will assign the appropriate strategy to be:
    • Offensive Strategy
    • Defensive Strategy
    • Pg 1
  62. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    A fire stream is ....
    • stream of water or other ext agent after it leaves a nozzle until it reaches its desired location
    • p1
  63. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    A fire stream is influenced by what 4 factors
    • velocity
    • gravity
    • wind
    • friction with air
    • pg 1
  64. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    condition of steam leaving the nozzle is influenced by 4 specific factors
    • operating pressure
    • nozzle design
    • nozzle adjustment
    • condition of nozzle orriface
  65. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    3 basic fire streams
    • fog
    • solid
    • broken
    • pg2
  66. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Solid tip nozzle pressures
    • handlines 50 psi
    • Master streams 80 psi
  67. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Solid Tip
    Handline GPM's
    • 1" 200gpm
    • 1 1/8 250gpm
    • 11/4 325gpm
  68. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Solid tip
    Master GPM's
    • 1 3/8 500gpm
    • 1 1/2 600gpm
    • 1 3/4 800 gpm
    • 2 1,000 gpms
    • pg 4
  69. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    One great thing about the Vindicator and its aspirated water stream is....
    • its better heat-transfer characteristics. Absorbs heat better.
    • must have good water supply with vindicator
    • pg 6
  70. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Nozzle reaction is the
    force pushing back on the FF due to the pressure
  71. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Nozzle reaction equation for Solid Streams
    NR=1.57 x D(squared) x NP
  72. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Nozzle reaction for Fog Nozzles
    NR= 0,0505 x Q x √np
  73. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    PDP is the
    actual velocity of pressure of the water as it leaves the pump and enters the hoseline
  74. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    PDP equation
    PDP = NP + FL + APP +/- elevation
  75. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Principles of Friction Loss
    • 1 more if the hose is longer
    • 2 as velocity increases so does friction loss
    • 3 the larger the diameter of hose the less friction
    • 4. The bigger the hose, the less velocity it takes to flow
  76. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Friction Loss Equation
    • FL = CQ(squared)L
    • Coefficients
    • 13/4 = 15.5
    • 21/2 = 2
    • 5=.08
  77. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Max opperating pressure for 1 3/4 and 2 1/2 is ....... psi
    300
  78. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Max opperating Pressure for 5 inch is
    185 psi
  79. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Dry 100ft section of 5 in weighs 105 lbs and charged it weighs
    900lbs with 95 gallons of water
  80. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Dry 50ft section of 13/4 weighs 18lbs and charged it weighs
    68 lbs with 6 gallons of water in it
  81. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Dry 50ft section of 2 1/2 weighs 25 lbs and charged weighs.....
    125 lbs with 12 gallons
  82. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Appliances have two categories
    Hoseline App - 10pse to app flowing over 350gpm

    Masterstream app- 15 psi (ladders, deck guns, port. mon.)
  83. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Elevation Pressure is the movement of water up or down
    • 5psi/floor above 1st floor
    • -5psi below grade
  84. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Standpipe operations process
    • 1 adequate water supply with 5 in
    • 2 min. of 2, 2.5 to FDC
    • 3.Charge with 100 psi 5 psi/fl above fire floor
  85. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Sprinkler Operations:
    • one of 1st in to supply, this will only supply sprinkler no other operations
    • - maintain PDP of 150 psi (this gives sprinklers the max rated capacity of pump)
  86. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Fireground Calculations
    1 3/4 Quick Method
    • 100 gpm = 15 psi
    • 125 gmp = 25psi
    • 150 gpm = 35psi
    • 175 gpm = 45 psi
    • 200 gpm = 65psi
    • 250 gpm = 100psi
  87. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    Pump capacity
    • 100% at 150 psi
    • 70% at 200 psi
    • 50% at 250 psi
  88. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    AFD uses two methods for determining Hydrant Capacity
    • 1 digit method
    • 2. Percentage method
  89. SOG 5-1-29 Hydraulics
    National Fire Academy (NFA) formula for calculating fire flow is
    • NF = A/3 divided by % involved
    • NF is needed flow in GPM
    • A= area in sq ft (lenght x width)
    • 3 is constant
    • NF = 3000sqft/3 = 1000
    • 1/2 involved, 1000/2 = 500 gpms
  90. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    1st in engines with any evidence of a working fire should lay their own 5” water supply line. Exceptions include:
    • obv. Critical rescue requiring a full crew
    • unclear where fire is in mulit-unit building
  91. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    Which size supply line is not permitted when establishing a supply for fire attack?
    2 ½”
  92. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    Engine mounted master streams are very large GPM flows of 500 – 1000gpm). Should be considered when?
    • 1) structures that are well involved, beyond reach of attack lines
    • 2) exposure protection
    • 3) in situations that pose safety risk to F.F.s
  93. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    You may use Engine mounted master streams as a portable monitor.
    These have what size supply inlets?
    2 ½ and 5”
  94. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    1 ¾ crosslays will be 200ft in length, loaded flat with loops at …….. and ……
    1/3 and 2/3 the length of the crosslay
  95. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    2 ½” preconnect length should be determined by preincident planning in district but between…….. and …….. ft.
    • 200 and 300 ft
    • it too shall be laid flat with loops at 1/3 and 2/3 the length of the hose.
  96. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    2 ½ attack line is good for larger fires. Define ADULTS
  97. A- advanced fire
    • D – Defensive
    • U – Unkown location
    • L- Large undivided area
    • T-Tons of water
    • S- Sprinkler/standpipe
  98. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    In offensive attack mode, the first stream should be place between fire and persons endangered. If no persons where shall it be placed?
    Between the fire and most sever exposure or unburned side so as to keep damage to a min.
  99. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    When possible, how should we position hose lines
    • 1. suppot rescue activites
    • 2. begins confinement
    • 3. protects esposures
    • 4. control loss
  100. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    Choosing the most effective nozzle and stream for the task:
    Solid/straight stream:
    Fog:
    • Solid/straight has great penetration, reach and striking power with less stream conversion
    • Fog: most effective in confined space; inc. heat absorption/ expansion
  101. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    1 ¾ hose lines are?
    2 ½ hose lines are?
    • 1 ¾ are fast mobile and volume @ 175GPM
    • 2 ½ are slow difficult to move, volume @ 250

  102. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    Elevated Master streams are?
    Mostly stationary, slower to set up Max water, 500 to 1000 GPM. L13 able to supply a total of 2000GPMs
  103. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    In basement fires, crews using handlines should only open nozzles when?
    They can see and or are near the fire
  104. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    Which handline and nozzle should be used in below grade fires?
    Straight stream 2 ½
  105. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    When deploying an aerial master stream, what does this typically indicate?
    Changing strategies from Offensive to Defensive
  106. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    In what situation can a Aerial master be used offensively
    • Stream can be brought down to ground level and penetrate where handlines can’t.
    • All crews must be out.
  107. SOG 5-1-28
    Water Supply and Fire Stream Mng.
    Never operate Areial Masterstreams down ventholes during offensive operations. And Operating Areal Maters into what is ineffective
    Smoke, Fire location must be determined
  108. RIT Operations
    RIT is a minimum of how many trained personnel
    4
  109. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    2 standard exceptions to the 2-out team and 4-person RIT requirments are:
    • 1. rescue where loss of life could be prevented
    • 2. when fire is incipient stage that could be extinguished with a fire extinguisher.
  110. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    2-Out Team is ….
    Temporary situation set up at beging. Allows others to enter but should be upgraded to 4 person as soon as possible.
  111. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    RIT is designed to be immidatly available to command for sole purpose of
    Fire fighter rescue
  112. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    If command assigns RIT to a Tactical function, command must….
    Assign a new company to RIT
  113. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    What happens when additional companies are assigned to RIT
    It becomes RIT Group
  114. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    Primary RIT equipment includes:
    • TIC, AFD RIT pack and Tag line (BC units, SQUADS and QI)
    • PPE and SCBA
    • Portable radios
    • Forcible entry tools and hand lights
  115. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    RIT shall conduct a ……… degree reconnaissance, determine means of entry and egress and report back to B.C the fire conditions
    360 where possible.
  116. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    RIT may assist with fire ground tasks as long as it doesn’t take away from purpose. May assist in:
    Throwin ladders, expanding entry and egress, placement of lighting…..all support functions
  117. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    2 members will be in charge of searching for fire F.Fs. Must Remain in contact all time….
    Visually physical or verbally
  118. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    1st to find firefighter will
    turn off pass, check air supply, convert SCBA in to harness

  119. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    2nd searching fire fighter will do…
    check area for means of egress, remove hazards, helps in removal
  120. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    The Driver will be responsible for ……
    • Air supply/navigation
    • To include ensure equipment works, tying of tag line, converting air, removal of ff
  121. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    Incident Command on scene will conduct the following:
    • 1. Emergency traffic: alerting all personnel
    • 2. Change plan to High Priority Rescue Effort: 2nd BC will cover “RIT operations”
    • 3. Imm. Request additional alarms
    • 4. Fireground Accountability: PAR
    • 5. Commit the RIT
    • 6. Radio Transmission Acknowledgement: all other fire ground ops. Will move to another TAC
  122. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    2nd B.C Roles
    • Become RIT Ops Group Supervisor
    • Operate on the fireground at the emergency scene
  123. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    What are the RIT Benchmarks
    • RIT entering the structure
    • F.F. located
    • Air-supply secure
    • RIT exiting the structure
    • RIT out of the structure and PAR
  124. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    RIT will report back to command the conditions and needs. The officer will use a CAN Report
    Conditions, Actions, Needs
  125. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    What must you do if you must abandon the FF temporarily?
    Reactivate PASS
  126. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    Who will be the Treatment Group Supervisor?
    The QI
  127. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    Fireground units shall:
    Operate on a different tac channel, all doors in immediate area should be unlocked or forced open, avoid abandoning ff positions, both vertical and positive pressure ventilation should be aggressively employed. WATCH structural stability
  128. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    Who will head Safety Group in these situations?
    3rd in B.C
  129. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    Who will notify the downed ff’s family?
    AFD Chaplian
  130. 5-1-30
    RIT Operations
    Who will notify the union president of the situation?
    Deputy Chief of Operations
  131. SOG 5-1-32
    RIT Tactical Worksheet
    When declared FF Down. RIT will be on which tac channel?
    Same tac channel, all other operation will be assigned a new channel
  132. SOG 5-1-32
    RIT Tactical Worksheet
    Switch operations to High Priority FF rescue. Get a PAR and Confirm Alarm has…..
    Dispatched the next greater alarm
  133. SOG 5-1-32
    RIT Tactical Worksheet
    What are the 7 RIT benchmarks
    • 1 FF found
    • 2 RIT location confirmed
    • 3 Next RIT staged
    • 4 Air supply secured
    • 5 RIT intended exit point
    • 6 FF removal complete
    • 7 RIT exit and PAR/ rescue ops. Complete
  134. SOG 5-1-32
    Air Management
    Rules of Air Management
    • 1) Know how much you have used and how much es left
    • 2) Check early and often and report out
    • 3) Leave before your low air alarms
    • 4) Consider iniating the exiting process at 50%
  135. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    Min. crew size when entering and IDLH situation?
    2. equipped with radios and app. PPE
  136. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    Each FF should perform an ……… size up of the fire scene
    Individual
  137. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    6 Fire ground survival questions
    • what is occupancy?
    • Where are occupants
    • Where is the fire?
    • How do we get in?
    • How do we get out
    • How is the fire affecting the building?
  138. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    What is considered Personal survival equipment? (beyond PPE and SCBA)
    • Port Radio
    • Flashlight
    • Wire cutters
    • Knife
    • Rope/webbing
  139. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    If you or partner is lost or in need of help, do not hesitate on a
    Mayday!
  140. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    Once a MAYDAY has been announced the disoriented FF must find
    A reference point and do everything they can to survive.
  141. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    Positioning yourself be and exterior wall increase your chance of being found
    Left/right handed searches
  142. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    If you have found a hose line and are heading out what can the couplings tell you?
    • Female/male leads you out
    • Where are the safest areas in the event of struct collapse Walls and hallways
  143. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    If FF can not get out, FF should……
    Activate pass, lay horizontally, by exterior wall shine light at ceiling. Tapping noises
  144. SOG 5-1-33
    Fire Fighter Survival
    What should be a last resort?
    Window bailout
  145. SOG 5-1-34
    MAYDAY Communications
    MAYDAY Traffic Notification Message is……
    “MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY this is (title) with a MAYDAY”
  146. SOG 5-1-34
    MAYDAY Communications
    MAYDAY MESSAGE is……
    The Lunar Report
  147. Location
  148. Unit
  149. Name
  150. Assignment
  151. Resources

  • SOG 5-1-34
    MAYDAY Communications
    Definition:
    FF has become lost, trapped, seriously injured, or exhausted their breathing in an IDLH environment. Specifically, a FF is in need of immediate help.
  • SOG 5-1-34
    MAYDAY Communications
    When initiating a MAYDAY you press the orange button for……… seconds and the Mic will automatically open and provide………seconds.
    • 2 seconds
    • 10 seconds
  • SOG 5-1-35
    Communications
    Size up is required for Brush fires and other significant incidents.
    For structure fires, the size up report should include
    • Apparent conditions
    • Structure Type
    • Actions taken
    • Attack Strategy
    • Accountability Location
  • SOG 5-1-35
    Communications
    When reporting to level II staging, who do you report to?
    The Staging Officer
  • SOG 5-1-35
    Communications
    The term “working fire” indicates what?
    A situation which will require the commitment of all responding fires
  • OG 5-1-35
    Communications
    When notified of a working fire, Alarm will:
    • Assign a TAC channel
    • Dispatch police
    • Dispatch gas and electric
    • Dispatch any further assistance
  • SOG 5-1-35
    Communications
    Roof Ops are amongst the most dangerous. Roof reports consist of:
  • - when accessing the roof
    • - an initial roof report
    • - Action completion report
    • - A PAR when exiting
  • SOG-5-36
    Emergency Traffic Radio Procedures
    Emergency Traffic is defined as…
    A life threating situation that could affect FF safety
  • SOG-5-36
    Emergency Traffic Radio Procedures
    Emergency traffic procedure:
    • 1. depress ET orange button and say ET, ET this is ….with ET
    • 2. Command will acknowledge
    • 3. State ET message
    • 4. Alarm will send a 5 count warble
    • 5. Repeat the message
    • 6. Command will confirm the message
  • SOG-5-36
    Emergency Traffic Radio Procedures
    Does ET take priority over all other transmissions?
    • Yes, with the exception of MAYDAY
  • SOG-5-36
    Emergency Traffic Radio Procedures
    If you can’t get through with ET to the I.C., who do you then establish contact with?
    Alarm Room- they will then relay it to the IC
  • SOG-5-36
    Emergency Traffic Radio Procedures
    What are ET tones like?
    5-second high/low warble
  • SOG-5-36
    Emergency Traffic Radio Procedures
    If ET is coming from command, do they need to push the orange buttion?
    No! unless possession of the air must be secured immediately.
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What is the deck gun used by AFD and where is it mounted?
    • Akron Apollo Monitor
    • In the direct mount flange
  • Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    The Akron Apollo Monitor can also be used with?
    • The Akron portable base as a portable monitor
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What are the solid stream tip sizes?
    • 1 3/8, 1 ½, 1 ¾, and 2”
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What is the max pressure for the monitor?
    200psi
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    While operating the port. Monitor, what must be engaged at all times
    • The two connecting pins.
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What is the max flow as a deck gun?
    • 1,250 GPMs
    • added feature is that it is a single person operation
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    When the safety pin is pulled what degree can you go below?
    Below 35 degrees
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What are the two styles of portable monitor bases?
    2, 2 ½ inlet and 5” base
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    When charging the portable monitor, what is the lowest angle it can safetly work from?
    35 degrees
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What else must be secured before operating the portable monitor?
    The safety chain
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    How deep must the spike be “set” into concrete?
    1/8 inch
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What will the spikes not “set” into?
    Metal, marble or similar hard surfaces
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    The ground spikes of portable is made of what? And when do they need to be sharpened
    • Hardened steel
    • And sharpened if the diameter of the spike is 1/16
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    At what GPM should the port. Monitor NOT operate at with one hose? With two Hose?
    • 500 gpms with one
    • 800 gpms with two
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    The Max length of single 2 ½ supplying port. Monitor is ….?
    400 feet
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    The max length of two 2 ½ hose supplying a port monitor is ….?
    600 feet
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    Max operating pressure for 2 ½ is ?
    300 psi
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What is the max GPM for a portible monitor when supplied by a 5”
    1000 GPM
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What is the max length of 5” supply hose to a port monitor?
    1,100 ft.
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    What is the Max operating pressure for 5” hose?
    185 psi
  • SOG 5?
    Deck Guns and Port. Monitors
    Can the 5” supplied port monitor be set up in a reverse lay?
    Yes, yes it can
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    What is the min level of PPE for Vehicle fire?
    Full Bunkers and SCBA
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    What are things to consider when position the apparatus?
    • Uphill upwind
    • No flares
    • Leave warning lights on
    • Park to protect
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    What is the min size handline for effective fire suppression?
    1 ¾
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    What is LPG and LNG
    • LPG-Liquified Petroleum Gas
    • LNG- Liquid Natural Gas
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    What kind of tools should someone carry at a fire?
    Forcible Entry Tools
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    Can a BLEVE occure?
    On cars with LPG and LNG a pressure release device can “blow torch” if it fails it can BLEVE
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    What is the concern with Emergency absorbing bumpers?
    They are gas and fluid filled cylinders that release at high temps.
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    How far have bumper assemblies been know to travel?
    25 feet. Approach at an angle
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    What type of vapors are associated with batteries that may cause explosions?
    Hydrogen Vapors
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    Which battery cable is disconnected first?
    The ground
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    What are the ways to put out combustible metals?
    Large amounts of water to cool metal to below ign. Temp. or dry chem extinguishers
  • SOG 5-2-06
    Vehicle Fires
    Well sealed interiors of modern vehicles have what potential?
    Backdraft!
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    How much oil is in the average vehicle tire?
    2.5 gallons
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    How should major tire fires be handled?
    As hazardous materials incidents
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    What are the stages of combustion for tire fires?
    • Incipient,
    • Free burning
    • Smoldering
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    If in incipient stage, early on, what action can you take?
    Immediately separate the burning tires.
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    What are characteristics of the free burning stage?
    Fire spreads quickly, large increase in spoke and heat

  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    What will tire continue to do during the smoldering stage?
    They will continue to pyrolize and crust over with internal temps reaching 2000 degrees
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    How long can scrap tire fires last?
    Days, weeks, or months
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    Areas of concern regarding Tire fires include:
    • Life safety
    • Proximity to wildlands and bodies water
    • Potential toxic run off
    • Smoke Plume and wind direction/speed
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    What are the strategic considerations?
    • Burn it
    • Bury it
    • Drown it
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    The benefits of burying the tire are
    • Reduces smoke to public
    • Calcium in the sand and dirt scubs the emissions and creates gypsum.
    • Problem: can get into water supply
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    When drowning the tire, use water, foam and additives. When is drowning the best strategy?
    With forethought and preplanning
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    Drawbacks to drowning include:
    • Increase in toxic emmissions to air
    • Water/oil run off
    • Cant really reach the center with a hose line
  • SOG 5-2-07
    Tire Fires
    When is foam best utilized?
    During small fires or incipient stage
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    What is a contributing factor in FF line of duty deaths?
    Disorientation
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    What are the 5 basic structural designs of buildings?
    • 1. open structures
    • 2. open structures with basements
    • 3. enclosed structures
    • 4. enclosed structures w/basements
    • 5. highrise/center corridor structures
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    What is a category of open structure?
    Most single family dwellings. Lots of doors, windows exits etc.
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    Open structure with a basement is:
    More dangerous, hard to vent, less egress
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    What is a categorization of enclosed structure?
    Most commercial buildings. They are diff. to ventilate, limited means of access and egress. An open structure with burlar bars should be considered enclosed. Highrise are also considered enclosed
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    What are the 5 building types?
    • Type 1: Fire Resistive
    • Type 2: Non-Combustible
    • Type 3: Ordinary
    • Type 4: Heavy Timber
    • Type 5: Wood Frame
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    What approach should not be given to commercial/enclosed structure fires?
    Conventional residential/open space, 1 ¾ attack methods
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    Enclosed structure tactics include
    • Recognize hazards, well coordinated ventilation
    • Air management principles
    • Close attack with 2 ½
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    What should FF’s do if there is zero-visibility in the interior?
    Wait for vent operation before iniating aggressive search and attack
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    When entering this environment assess air management!
    Do not wait for low air pressure alarm to sound.
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    What does a “close” attack mean?
    Fighting the fire from the burned side
  • SOG 5-2-08
    Enclosed Structures
    Often times FF lives are the only lives lost in enclosed structure fires b/c of the nature of the occupancy.
    Consider this when performing the risk vs. benefit analysis
  • SOG 5-3-01
    Ladder Company Operations
    In essence, engine operations extinguish fires and ladder opperations…..
    Determine how the fire will be extinguished. Support roles are crucial in the way a fire will be put out.
  • SOG 5-3-01
    Ladder Company Operations
    Specific Ladder Company operation include:
    • Search
    • Forcible Entry
    • Ventilation: Venting for fire or Vent for life
    • Laddering the Bldg.
    • Loss control: salvage and overhaul
    • Utilities control
    • Delivery of master stream
  • SOG 5-3-01
    Ladder Company Operations
    What are the 4 critical areas where ladder functions may be completed?
    • The roof
    • The rear of the bldg.
    • The fire floor
    • The floor above the fire
  • SOG 5-3-01
    Ladder Company Operations
    What is a true ladder function?
    Vertical Ventilation: because of specialized tools (chainsaw, k -12 etc)
  • SOG 5-3-01
    Ladder Company Operations
    If “no know life hazard” is ruled the rescue must then do what according to OSHA?
    Establish a two-out RIT.
  • SOG 5-3-01
    Ladder Company Operations
    What are the 2 situation where the two in/two out rule may be broken?
    • 1. Fire in incipient stage and can be put out with extinguisher
    • 2. a “known life hazard” exists
  • SOG 5-3-01
    Thermal Imaging Camera
    What is the name of the AFD TICs?
    Scott Eagle Imager 160 Thermal Imaging Camera
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    What units are the TICs assigned to?
    All Ladders, B.C. Commanders, Special Ops Squad, QI
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    The TIC is simply a piece of equipment that enhances FF visual aptitude, it is not a replacement for
    common sense (JUAN!)
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    Can TICs be used in primary and secondary searches?
    yes, but must still conduct the normal operating procedures i.e. right or left handed search
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    Can the TICs be used at Haz Mat events?
    Yes, can be useful in determing any thermal charactaristics of the materials.
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    What does a whiter/brighter image mean
    the whiter the brighter the warmer the image
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    What is the temperature range of the TIC?
    0-1100 degrees
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    What is the operating temperature of the two energy bands?
    • the lower is 0-200 degrees
    • the upper is greater than 200
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    What does a red image represent on the screen
    450 degree or hotter
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    Is the TIC Waterproof
    Yes to one meter and only if the battery is closed properey
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    What temperatures is the TIC designed to withstand
    up to 700 degrees
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    Can the TIC be used in potentially explosive atmospheres?
    No, it is not rated intrinsically safe
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    How do you know when you are in stand by mode?
    there are green lights flashing between the two buttons
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    How many hours will the TIC work with a fully charged battery
    4 hrs
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    At what % will the low battery appear?
    at 20% in the upper right hand corner
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
    Batteries should be replaced after extended use or after ......
    1 week no use
  • SOG 5-3-01Thermal Imaging Camera
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