Firefighting

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tbarioni
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Firefighting
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2011-08-24 16:24:39
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Firefighting
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  1. What refers to the organizational principle that a person reports to only one supervisor
    Unity of command
  2. what is based on a policy or procedure and compliance is mandatory
    An Order
  3. What refers to the number of individuals or groups that one person can effectively supervise or manage
    Span of Control
  4. What type of personnel in the fire service manage the collection, entry, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of electronic databases such as fire reporting
    Information systems personnel
  5. What is always the first and highest tactical priority at an emergency incident?
    Life Safety - protecting the life of the firefighter, all individuals, and animals involved in the emergency including bystander. the three tactical priorities are life safety, incident stabilization, and property conservation.
  6. true or false. The industrial Revolution brought about changes in the iron and steel industries, and these industries began to produce fire fighting equipment, especially pumping apparatus
    True
  7. True of False. The majority of firefighters in North America are career firefighters.
    False. In North America the majority of firefighters are volunteer
  8. True or False. The fire chief is responsible for all operations within the fire department
    True
  9. True or False. A relationship with other organizations does NOT need to be established until an incident occurs
    False
  10. True or False. Utility companies may have specially trained and equipped emergency response teams.
    True
  11. What was the first fire suppression method used by the early settlers of North America?
    Wooden buckets kept by a water supply

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