Fire Behavior PPE Fire Extinguishers Ground Ladders Ventilation

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What is The Fire Tetrahedron
This must have Heat, Oxygen, fuel and a self-sustained chemical reaction

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What is a Personal Alert Safety System or PASS device
This device provides an audible means by which a lost, trapped, or incapacitated firefighter can be located

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What is Class A
Stored pressure water fire extinguishers are designed to fight this class of fire

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What is annually
All ground ladders should be tested before being placed in service, after any use that exposes them to high heat or rough treatment and :

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What is Forced ventilation
Techniques that involve the use of fans or blowers to ventilate a structure are known as:

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What is British Thermal Unit OR BTU
The measure of heat energy in the customary system

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What is SCBA
This equipment protects firefighters face and lungs from heat, smoke, and other toxic products of combustion, and airborne contaminants

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What is the fire will flame up and intensify
This will happen to a fire in magnesium if water is applied

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What is after every use
ladders should be inspected regularly and cleaned:

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What is Open as directly over the fire as possible
Where is the most exact point at which to open a roof for venting a fire:

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What is pyrolysis
What is the term for chemical decomposition of a substance through the action of heat

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What is Drag Rescue Device or DRD
This is the built in harness and hand loop at the back of the neck of a turnout coat that permits a rescuer to grab and drag a downed firefighter

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What is class K
A fire involving combustible cooking oils is this class of fire

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What is on a monthly basis
According to NFPA 1932 ladders should be inspected after each use and:

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What is Trench cut
A defensive tactic that involves cutting an exit opening in the roof of a burning building and extending it from one wall to the other is known as a:

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What is Fuel
This is the substance being oxidized or burned in the combustion process

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What is 19.5
Both OSHA and NFPA define oxygen-deficient atmosphere as one containing less than _____percent oxygen

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What is Pull pin, Aim nozzle, Squeeze handles, Sweep nozzle back and forth
The acronym P.A.S.S. stands for

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What is Two
Ladder placement guidelines include laddering at least how many points on different sides of the building

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What is Positive Pressure Ventilation
The method of ventilating a confined space by mechanically blowing fresh air into the space is known as:

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What is Flashover
The term describes when the temperature in a compartment results in the simultaneous ignition of all combustible contents in the space

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What is 100 psi
The remote pressure gauge should read within _____of the cylinder gauge if increments are in psi

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What is performance capability
Fire extinguisher ratings represent the type of fire and:

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What is Four
How many firefighters are needed to bring victims down a ground ladder

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What is Hydraulic ventilation
A method of ventilating a fire building by directing a fog stream out a window to increase air and smoke movement is known as:

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