app 3 test

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app 3 test
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  1. doors that swing away from you in a residential structure will lead to?
    bedroom, bathoom
  2. what are the search priorities?
    • fire floor
    • floor above fire
    • top floor
    • floors between
    • floors below and exterior
  3. search technique that can be used if there is smoke several feet off the ground
    light scan
  4. what side of the doorway does the flashlight go?
    doorknob side
  5. if you can't see the light at the doorway, how should you get back?
    follow the wall
  6. how long is a lifeline and with what interval are the knots?
    • 200'
    • 20'
  7. what is the max length for a tether line?
    10-15'
  8. how far apart are studs normally placed?
    16"
  9. in the extremity carry, which way are the 2 firefighters facing?
    same direction (pt will be, too)
  10. with the clothing drag, how do you support the victim's head?
    with your arms
  11. how many FF deaths are there per year?
    injuries?
    • 100
    • 81k
  12. what are the top 3 FF killers?
    • exertion or stress (50% of LODD)
    • struck by object (including MVCs)
    • caught or trapped
  13. when is the safety, health, and survival week?
    3rd week of june
  14. what is the NFPA standard on occupational safety and health program?
    1500
  15. how long should you warm up a saw?
    3-5 minutes
  16. when should you replace a chain (how many missing teeth)?
    3 in a row or 5 total
  17. how should you park an apparatus in traffic?
    45 degree angle with bed away from traffic
  18. at what decibel are you provided hearing protection?
    90
  19. what is the NFPA standard for staffing?
    1710
  20. what are the 3 sides of the fire safety triangle?
    • fire attack
    • venitlation
    • SAR
  21. how far can you enter a room without a line?
    5'
  22. how many hoses can go through an opening?
    2
  23. kinks in a hose can educe volume up to...
    50%
  24. what should be the first action after entering a room through a window?
    close the door
  25. what is the most critical mistake?
    freelancing
  26. OSHA respiratory protection standard (2 in/2 out)
    1910.134
  27. what decibel is the PASS alarm?
    95
  28. what does MUTCD stand for?
    manual on uniform traffic control devices (guidleines are federal laws)
  29. for every minute of traffic block, traffic is delayed how much?
    4 minutes
  30. T/F-turnouts are sufficient for roadside visibilty
    F
  31. portable lights can range from what wattage?
    500-1500
  32. fixed lights can vary from what wattage?
    500-3,000
  33. T/F-you should quickly extinguish a gas fire
    F-this may cause gas builup inside a compartment
  34. how often should turnouts be cleaned?
    6 months (NFPA 1861)
  35. AN AIRHORN BLASTED 3 TIMES MEANS WHAT?
    evacuate building
  36. a ____ fire is a fire moving downhill or against the wind
    backing
  37. a ___ fire is one consisting of serious fires moving across the tops of trees or shrubbery, often independent of the fire at ground level
    crowning
  38. rapid, sudden increase in rate of spread of fire, preventing control of fire
    blowup
  39. sudden acceleration of fire for a short period of time
    flare up
  40. constructed or natural fire barriers used to contain the fire
    control lines
  41. cleared strips or land where flammable material has been removed by scraping
    firelines

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