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List the search priority of floors in the multistory structure?
- -Fire floor
- -Floor above fire floor
- -Top floor
- -Floors below top floor working down to fire floor
- -Floors below fire floor
Until firefighters perform a primary search, all fire occupancies will be considered?
What is the minimum equipment to be taken in during residential occupancy search?
- -6 ft pike pole
- -water extinguisher
In regards to a commercial structure with large amounts of open floor space, under heavy smoke and/or fire conditions, searching FF will not enter further than?
What is the flammable range of Natural Gas?
What is the ignition temp of Natural Gas?
1000 degrees F
What sulfer based odorant is added to the Natural Gas for safety?
What is the IDLH levels of O2?
Less than 19.5%, more than 23.5%
Elevator emergencies exist under what three conditions?
Fire, illness/injury, panic
Elevators are recalled by using what feature?
What are 4 methods of elevator forcible entry?
- -Rabbit tool
- -Hydraulic spreader
In trench rescue, 1st in company should stage no closer than?
Always approach the trench from what edge?
What are the 3 trench rescue zones?
- -Hot zone 0-50 ft
- -Warm zone 50-100 ft
- -Cold zone 100-150 ft
How far should sources of vibration be eliminated w/in trench rescue?
In trench rescue, how far should the spoil pile be from the lip of the trench?
Transmission mains are generally constructed of ___ are what size ____ and deliver gas pressures up to ____?
Distribution mains are constructed of ____ and deliver gas at pressures up to ____?
- -Polyethylene, steel or copper
- -60 psi
What are the 3 types of natural gas emergencies?
- -Inside leak
- -Outside leak
- -Leak with fire
What speed can water reach in flood channel and rivers?
- -35 mph for flood channels
- -11 mph for rivers
On average, how many firefighters drown annually attempting swift water rescue?
During flood conditions, anyone within what distance of an arroyo must wear a PDF?
What are 3 items that will not be worn during flood channel operations?
- -Bunker gear
- -Fire service helmets
- -Slick soled footwear
Multiple capacitors in vehicles can store energy for up to what length of time?
What 3 criteria must be met to be defined as "confined space"?
- -Large enough and so configured that a person can bodily enter
- -Has a limited means for entry or exit
- -Is not designed for continuous occupancy
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