Fire Quiz 2

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Fire Quiz 2
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2015-01-23 12:39:19
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Fire and Society 308 Quiz 2
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  1. PASS
    • Pull pin
    • Aim nozzle
    • Squeeze handle
    • Sweep back and forth
  2. Number of Stations in SLO
    • 4
    • Apparatus: 5
    • Personnel: 42
  3. Jurisdiction/Mutual Aid areas
    • Jurisdiction: EMS, City limits, Cal Poly campus
    • Mutual Aid Areas: areas that cal fire can't quickly reach outside city
  4. Use of incident command system
    • Hose thread
    • terminology
    • facilities
    • All risk-any incident (fire, Tsunami, terrorist attack)
  5. Type of Emergency calls
    • EMS (medical)-75%
    • Fire-10%
    • Public Assist/Fire Alarm-other
  6. Winter Fire concerns
    • Space heaters
    • Heat homes
    • Overloading electric cords
    • Candles
  7. Fire Prevention Efforts/Programs
    • Inspecting houses
    • No living in Attics
    • Have smoke detectors
  8. Recommended Fire extinguisher
    2A10BC

    • Ammonium Phosphate
    • 10 square feet
    • eliminate power source
  9. Fire Extinguisher letters
    • A. Ordinary combustibles (wood, plastic, paper)
    • B. Flammable liquids
    • C. Energized electrical
    • D. Flammable metals
  10. What can citizens do to best help local fire dept
    • Stay at area when calling 911
    • Be responsible
    • Use buddy system
    • Stay calm
    • State location
  11. Historical Fires in SLO
    • Cuesta Grade-2 weeks
    • 41 Fire back of Cal Poly floods

    1926 lightening hits oil tanks on tank farm road oil and oil enters creek and runs to Avila
  12. How long has fire been on earth?
    400 million years
  13. Anthropogenic
    • When man started using fire
    • Prescribed burn (remove hazard fuel, invasive species)
    • Burn Plan
  14. Fire Regimes
    • Pattern and history of fire in a certain area or a long period of time
    • Its size, frequency, timing, and intensity
  15. 4 Original Sources/1st Fire
    • 1. Lightening
    • 2. Volcanic rock
    • 3. Extra T_____ impact (E.T. impact)
    • 4. Rock vs. Rock
  16. Fire a Brief History
    • Fire is Cyclical
    • Fire is a catalyst
    • Fire shapes society
  17. Swidden
    An area cleared for temporary cultivation by cutting and burning the vegetation
  18. Percents of that make up fire
    • 21% is oxygen
    • 78% is Nitrogen
    • 1% is other

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