Salvage & Overhaul
Card Set Information
Salvage & Overhaul
Ch 20 Test FF1
Salvage cover size?
Range in sizes up to 12' x 16'
when too large to move
Water from fire attack ops. can.....
leak through floors and damage floors below
Overhauling roofs is...
a simple procedure
Tools & equipment must...
be cleaned and inspected after every use
"shoulder Toss" method is...
How many types of valves are used to shut off sprinkler systems?
Essentially TWO types
when going to shut off sprinkler systems?
Grommets are usually spaced how far apart?
16" apart, same as studs in most buildings
Doors and windows should be...
secured w/ plywood
go through the chain of command
How many firefighters are needed to roll a salvage cover?
Shoulder toss method is done by how many firefighters and when?
Done by ONE firefighter, to cover large unbreakable items
One of the most common hazards of salvage work?
The most common sprinkler stop?
A sprinkler wedge
When do you use a balloon toss?
When objects to be covered are slightly taller than the firefighters
what do you use when water volume is too great for a catch-all?
Outside stem and yolk: located on exterior wall or just inside building. Screw is out= open, screw is in= closed
Post indicator Valve: located near sprinkler connection for building. Usually about 3' tall with window indicating "open" or "shut". Should be locked in open position
Approximately a 6' square piece of heavy canvas with rope strung through grommets for handles. Used to carry debris out of building once it is loaded. Used where wheelbarrows cannot fit.
What tool do you use to find hotspots and hidden fires?
TIC Thermal Imaging Camera
Scene of an incident should be vistited...
TWO times within 12 hours of incident termination
When removing items...
Get approval from fire investigators
Floor runners are usually made of...
light weight canvas type material
can be dropped directly into water
Salvage covers should be folded until
3' wide, rolled
Basic goal of salvage ops.
A flowing sprinkler head can displace O2 within....
3-5' area surrounding the sprinkler head
What is placed on top of salvage cover to indicate valuables underneath
a glass piece
What can be placed outside an opening to protect lawns and plants?
What can tell you point of origin?
Depth of char