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what is a class A extinguisher used on?
fire extinguishers are classified by the ___that have been CERTIFIED OF LISTED to extinguish without posing undue danger to the operator
type of fuels
sodium bicarb is effective on what type of fires?
B and C
CO2 is used on what type of fires?
mechanical element squeezed to expel agent in fire extinguisher
what does PASS stand for (extinguisher)?
Aim the nozzle
Squeeze the handle
Sweep the area of the fire
how is dry chemical applied?
applied generously to absorb energy and cool material (Class D)
sprinkler system where water is throughout the system and held in place by the operating element of the sprinkler head
sprinkler where water is held below the main control valve, using air to prevent damage from frost or broken lines
sprinkler where water is held below a control valve and released by a signal from a separate initiating device
sprinkler with a combination of deluge and dry pipe systems to reduce damage from excess water flow
pre action system
sprinkler element with glass bulb filled with a colored liquid that boils at a specific temp causing it to burst
sprinkler type mounted on the underside of piping
indicating valve outside the structure in line with the main water feed
indicator valve located on the outside of the structure perpindicular to the main riser
this valve senses when water is flowing through the system. Activates gong or FACP
what does a Class 3 standpipe supply?
1 and 2 flow requirements
1.5" and 2.5" connections
a sprinkler head that is activated at 180 degrees is painted what color?
an FDC consists of what?
Siamese with two 2.5" hookups
how much does water wigh?
the pressure of water at rest
the pressure remaining in a system while water is flowing from a second location
hydrants are usually supplied by___. they are 4-12" wide
where is the valve located for a dry barrrel hydrant?
on the bottom
how are hydrants rated?
by the size of the main that supplies them, GPM available
what are the types of natural ropes?
synthetic ropes are more resistant to__damage from abrasion
what is the working load of 1 person?
the core of kernmatle rope holds how much of the load?
part of the rope used to tie knots
part of the rope attached to something, usually the anchor
part of the rope used to hoist
made by bringing the rope back to itself
made by placing a twist in the rope and having that end run parallel back by itself
who is the only person who cal alter or call off an operation
what is the benefit of a horseshoe roll?
less sharp bends
a low air alarm is activated at what percentage of air remaining?
What is used on a class C fire?
CO2 and dry chemical
what are the 4 types of lugs?
how many firefighters die on average every year?
how often are bunkers cleaned and check?
what is the NFPA in regards to that?
every 6 months
at what level is hearing protection required by an employer?
NFPA that is the standard for FD operational saftey and health program
what is the TTP of earflap?
how much air does a low pressure SCBA hold?
45 ft at 2216 psi
how much air does a high pressure SCBA hold?
66 ft at 4500 psi
how often are air cylinders tested?
what are the 2 types of couplings?
what do you check while cleaning a hose?
evolution where the company stops at the fire then goes to the supply
how much 5" supply hose is required?
SLC requires how much?
how about 2.5"?
2.5" is the same
nozzle type with the most comlicatted design
automatic or constant pressure
what kind of spray is good when you see a large cloud of black smoke?
what is stencilled on a new hose?
size and test date
what is the sticker on an O2 cylinder?
a pick axe is what type of tool?
low pressure warning device on SCBA
what is as important as strength in using a strinking tool?
how many cutting blades does a pick axe have?
what divisioin of ICS can split into groups, divisions, etc
what type of nozzle produces a straight stream?
what are the 3 types of streams?
straight 15 degrees
how many taps to start the tool operator?
what are the 3 types of foam application?
kinks in the hose can cause a loss of how much water?
What tool can you use to mount an appliance?
what are the 3 priorities on an incident?
what is level 1 staging?
parked in the direction of travel, notifies IC
what is the flow for a 2.5" hose and 1"tip nozzle?
10 psi lost/100'
what is the flow for a 2.5" hose with 1.25" nozzle tip?
what is the flow for 1.75" hose with 15/16" tip?
50 psi nozzle pressure
40 psi FL/100' @ 180 gpm
50 psi FL/100' @ 200 gpm
what is the nozzle reaction formula for straight stream?
1/3 total GPM
what is a branch leader called?
what is the best tool for removing trim, overhauling, and a bunch of other stuff?
how often are ladders tested?
inspected monthly/after use
what is the rail that runs the full length of the ladder from which rungs span?
section of an extension ladder that is raised
what is an appropriate ladder angle?
these metal rods run under rungs and through both beams. help secure both BEAMS together with the RUNGS
what is candle wax or parafin used on a ladder?
slide rails and friction areas
what is used on wood ladders to keep them nonconductive?
structural support member usually found in horizontal position. supported by a wall and/or columns and supports beams or joists
horizontal beam above an opening
horizontal support member that transitions weight from one member to another
structural component using 1 or more triangular units to attain stability
exterior nonload bearing wall. pass in front of the building floor slab
construction type of exterior noncumbustible materials and wood interior support members.
type 3 ordinary construction
construction type where structural members are noncombustible but have little fire resistance
type 2 noncombustible
conventional flooring uses what size of material?
2 by 6" or greater
load of building itself, structural members, and anything permanently attached?
what are the dangers of ordinary construction?
voids and pleums
multiple occupant use
conventional construction relies on what for strength?
size, quantity of structural members
concrete is a ____-absorbs and contains heat
lowest temp at which a fuel must be heated to start self sustained combustion without an independent heat source
process of liquids changing to gas from a liquid state
lowest temp at which a liquid fuel will give off vapors to momentarily ignite when provided an ignition source
flashover is caused by____--
thermal radiation feedback
oxidation is exothermic or endothermic?
what are the 4 types of energy?
what is the most important kind of heat tranfer in fire growth?
what does SRECEO Vs W stand for?
at what temp does flashover occur?
what are the 5 rx priorities?
closest to fire
largest thretened group
above the fire
what are the 3 attack modes?
what is the first rule of basement fires?
don't spray thorugh a window with occupants inside
what stage burns fuel other than full involvement?
what is the last sign to get out before flashover?
what is the measure of quantity of electrons moving through a conductor per second?
property of electricity responsible for moving electrons (compared to pressure)
Meter Set Assembly category-
piping rising from the ground
Meter Set Assembly category-
stop or service cock
Meter Set Assembly category-
pressure to 1/4-1/3 psi
1___bag of sawdust can absorb___of water