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What is the plan if flame lengths are 4-8 feet long?
No direct attack
Where is the EMS section located in a high rise fire?
3 floors below the fire floor
What is a sign of Pulmonary edema?
Pink frothy sputum
What is a priority during psych patients?
Rule out medical issues, ie. hypoglycemia
What is the minimum age for patient refusal?
16 yrs old
What is a major concern for critical burns?
What is a major concern with thermoplastics?
An IDLH atmosphere of O2 is?
> 24.5 of O2
< 19.5 of O2
When should all PPE be worn?
When blood is spurting
When should triage tags be used?
5 or more patients
At what distance should you stage for a LPG tank fire?
What type of zone is an electrical hazard?
No entry zone
What is the danger with foam plastic burning?
Which victims are first priority during a chemical attack?
Victims that respond to verbal over unconscious victims
What effects FF operations the most?
What is the best way to force doors at a multi family building?
What do you do if fire is in the concealed space?
Open it up and put water on it
What do you do if you find yourself operating on a bowstring roof?
How far should vibration sources be kept from a trench rescue?
What is the rule of thumb for ventilation?
Ventilate 10% of the total roof area
Where is the best place to ventilate?
Near the ridge board
Where is the best place to cut when cutting for ventilation?
Near the joist for stability and little bounce
What is the angle for performing ladder rescue?
60 degree angle
What is the best position to be using the K-12?
Vertical at waist height
Under NFPA 5000, what does the first number represent?
Indicates if load bearing walls
study guide 2