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What does RPM relate to in triage
How long is the extention for deployed military...
What is the low and high IDLH for o2
A 100 FT section of steel will expand____ @ 1100 degrees
What are the four attributes of smoke
What is the tactical guide for GPM of a defensive master stream opperation
What are the three basic tactical priorites
What are the three tactical benchmarks
What is IDLH for CO
What is the min for level 1 staging
3 or more compainies
During warm weather what is the min amount of water u should drink in a 24 hour shift
What does NTSB stand for?
National trasportation saftey board
What are the three categories for Highrise response
2) report of smoke and/or Fire
3) Determination of a working fire and/or sprinkler system activation
What would be a Ladder company function Be on a fire alarm activation
assume the lobby control division
What are the units that would respond For reports of smoke or fire in a Highrise
two squads 1or3 and 2
Where will the EMS branch be located in a highrise event
Three floors below the fire floor
Where should the Resorces branch be located in a highrise
two floors below the fire floor
what is the max amount of firefighters allowed in a elevator
How many floors can u travel before u need to stop and check for normal opperation in a highrise
every 5 floors
Fire code requires that a hydrant be how close to a FDC
How do you determine discharge pressure for a highrise
100 plus 5 PSI per floor above the first floor
What is the length of the 1 3/4 and 2 1/2 preconnets
1 3/4 will be 200'
2 1/2 will be 200-300'
What is the ADULTS acronym and when would u use it
to determine the need for a 2 1/2 line
l-large undivided area
t-tons of water
what are the four factors that influence a fire stream
friction with air
What are the solid stream nozzle pressures?
handline =50 psi
what is the solid stream nozzle GPM formula
What are the solid stream tip sizes and GPM
1 1/8 =250
What are the solid tip master stream tip sizes and GPM
What are the fog nozzles and GPM
Per NFPA 1901 are broken stream nozzles required to be carried on pumpers
What are nozzles pressure for afd nozzles
solid tip master-80psi
vindicator handline- 50psi
vidicator master- 85psi
all fogs -100psi
What is the formula for calculating nozzle reaction
What is the formula to calcualte PDP
What is the formula to calcualte friction loss
What are the coefficients for friction loss
What is the friction loss for 1 3/4 at various GPM
What is the max opperating pressure for 1 3/4 2 1/2' 5'
1 3/4 = 300psi
2 1/2 = 300psi
What is the friction loss for 2 1/2 per 100FT section
What is the friction loss for 5' for 1000gpm and 2000gpm
______ psi is added to griction loss for each appliance if the total water flowing is greater then_______?
10 psi for <350 GPM
What is the Psi friction loss for each master stream appliance?
Water that must be lifted requires an additional ______ Psi per foot lifted
0.434 rounded to .5
NFPA Fire pump capacity at 150-200-250 PSI
What is the national fire academy (NFA) Fire flow formula
A= length x width
What are the RITtactical benchmarks?
RIT entering structure
Air supply secured
RIT exiting structure
RIT out and PAR
What are the sizes and max opperating pressure and max flow of portibale monitors
What are 5 ladder company opperations?
What kind of fluid and how often shoul you change it out for the rabbit tool
Hurst Phosphate-ester hydrualic fluid and after 10 hours of use
What are the ground ladders that we carry and specific use
10'attic - interior attic access
14' extention- interior use
14' and 16' roof-first story roof second story window
24' extention- third floor windowsill second floor window
35' extention- forth floor windowsill third floor window
what is the bedded length of the 24' and 2-3 section 35' extention ladder
35' two section- 20'
35' three section - 15'
Refering to the click method what is one click equal too in feet?
14" of vertical travel
According to what NFPA should ground ladders be tested annualy
What is the rule that FF should use to determine if a wall needs to be opend up?
15 second/ 2 minnute rule
What are the High Target Areas when serching a resedential structure
Direct proximity to the main door
Traffic light usually carry____volts? what can street light volts be up to?
What is the flamability range and ignition temp of natural gas? what is the odorant given?
Wildland FF has Three Triaged catigories for structures what are they?
Needed little or no attention
Needing protection but savable
At what percent of roof envolvement for a wildland fire would the structure be considered hopeless?
What does AMAFCA sand for?
Alb metropolitan arroyo flood control authority
What is the min PPE for swift water rescue?
swift water helmet
Good traction shoes/boots
work gloves when handeling rope
What degree and what is the angle called for body position for self rescue in a swift water situation?
45 Degree and Ferry angle
What are the 7 positions for the throw bag deployment in swift water rescue?
1 throw bag person
3-4 throw bag belayer
5 pickup belayer
6 pickup person
7 Division/ Group supervisior
What are the swift water task force stations?
What is the dispatch for swift water rescue?
72 Echo 3
What is the NFPA for standard on operations and training for technical search and rescue incidents?
In relation to confined space rescue what does MSDS stand for?
Material safety data sheet
For elevator operations what 3 things constitute and emergency?
Trenc rescue staging should be ___ FT back for what reason?
150 Ft, Potential secondary collapse
Trench rescue Hazard zones are what?
hot zone- 0-50'
warm zone- 50-100'
cold zone - 100-150'
For rescue opperations in trench rescue what two things can u do to make the area safe?
Eliminate vibration within 300' of the trench
FAA contact for no fly zone
In trench rescue how far should the spoil pile be away from the lip?
What is the % of those who can be saved within the first 24 hours of a structural collapse
What are the 5 types of structural collapse?
What are the three Hazard markings on door for a structural collapse?
empty box-safe to search
single slash- somer areas may be safe
X- not safe to search
What is in the areas of an X for search
left - rescue team indentifier
top- Date and time of departure
right- personal hazards
bottom-number of live and dead victims
What is the hot zone for airbag lifting?
How big are placards and where are they found on non fixed facilites?
10 3/4 in and on all sides
What are the four colors and designation of each for the NFPA 704 system?
White- special information
1-4 4 being the worst
What does NRC stand for? Who opperates it?
Natonal Responce Center
CO causes how many accidental deaths and injuries each year?
What are the Four classifications and coresponding color for the START triage System?
How many retest and what is the passing score for each, in relation to driving school?
What is the max opperating PSI for a transfer valve
75 PSI or less
For inspection and matenance purposes what is the min amount of time that stabelizers must be set up
90 seconds NFPA 1901
How much money does the COA designate for tuition assistance each fiscal year?
List 3 methods to get an ISO on-scene and discuss the advantages and disadvantages
-on call training or safety
-health and safety committee members
-all eligible officers
List 4 examples of when automatic ISO delegation should take place
-growing span of control
-mutual aid incident
List 4 examples of when an automatic ISO response is benefical
-residential or commercial fires
-wildland interface fires
-specialty team incidents
-target hazard incidents
Explain the reasons that the ISO role should be preplanned
It allows the IC to be proactive during an incident towards safety and the incident's ever changing needs
What responsibility does the ISO have in the use of OSHA title 29 CFRs
the OSHA CFR's emphasize the need to have a site safety plan for operations involving hazmat, confined spaces, trenches and hazardous energy.
when rescue activities are needed by the fire dept.
What does "IDLH" stand for
List the 11 topical areas in the NFPA 1500 chapter on emergency operations
-Risk management during emerg. operations
-Personnel accountability during emerg. oper.
-Members operating at emerg. incidents
-Rapid intervention for rescue members
-Rehab during emerg. operations
-Scene of violence, civil-unrest or terrorism
-Post incident analysis
What are the 7 topical areas listed in NFPA 1521 for functions of an ISO
-Incident management system
-General incident safety
-Emergency medical service operations
-Post incident responsibilities
outline details and procedures that have the force of law issued by execu. govern. authorities
work of law established or adopted by rule making authority
enforceable rules of conduct that help protect society
publications that offer procedures, directions or standards or care as a reasonable means to address a condition or situation
What is the significance of the US Department of Homeland Security to the fire service
-NRP put in place to help manage catastrophic events that are beyond capabilities of state and local agencies
-it also provided grant money to fire service that are NIMS compliant
How are OSHA and NIOSH different
-OSHA is part of the US Department of Labor and is tasked with the Creation and Enforcement of Workplace Law
-NIOSH is the safety/health research and educational arm of the federal government
What has typically motivated the establishment of guiding publications
majority of guiding publications result from tragic events
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