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General Info
100

Slow moving white smoke is an indication of this type of fire

  • What is an incipient fire?
100

When raising an aerial device, the officer and crew should always check for this.

What are overhead obstructions

100

Devices attached to the inside of the beams on fly sections used to hold the fly section in place after it has been extended

What is the pawls

(also accept dogs or ladder locks)

100

This should be done slowly with a different team of firefighters.

What is a Secondary Search

100

This is the term used by a firefighter who is lost or in trouble.

What is Mayday, Mayday, and Mayday

200

Smoke coming from openings in the building and being pulled back in is an indication that this may occur.


What is a Backdraft

200

Name ALL extinguisher type containers on 46-12

1. water can - drivers side jump seat 

2. foam can - passenger side jump seat

3. ABC - passenger side behind rear wheel in SCBA slot

4. Bio-Solve - passenger side behind rear wheel in SCBA slot

200

Single ladders equipped with folding hooks on one end

What is a roof ladder

200

what is the four (4) devices that can cut a windshield

Ax

Sawzal

handheld glass cutter

DeWalt's impact gun & glass cutter

200

Elevated master streams should NEVER be used during this type of fire attack.

What is an Interior attack

300

Fast moving smoke indication this type of fire...

What is a fully developed fire?

300

How many total electrical outlets on 46-11

8

2 - rear of truck

2 on each side near pump panels

4 on cord reel - (2 fire power & 2 straight blade)

300

The ladder should be placed here for a rescue situation.

What is below the window sill

300

What is shaking the container, spraying, agitating, and washing down with a hose line

Bio-solve

Can be used for any petroleum type product

300

Peeling wallpaper, blistering paint, & smoke seeping from the cracks.

  1. What are signs of a possible hidden fire
400

The most common hazardous substance in smoke that is a product of combustion...

What is Carbon Monoxide?

400

What is 8 ton, 20 ton, 24 ton, 28 ton

What is the weight of the apparatus.

61 is 8, 11 is 20, 12 is 24, 45 is 28

Remember our bridges !!

400

This type of ladder raise should be used when operating in close quarters or near overhead obstructions.

What is a Beam raise


400

The primary rule for Forcible Entry.

What is "Trying before You pry"

400

This type of roof construction is dangerous when exposed to fire conditions.

What is Truss Roof Construction

500

Turbulent black smoke exiting the building indicates this is about to occur.

What is a Flashover

500

What is the total length(s) of hose on 46-11

What is 2,600 feet of hose

5" - 1000'

3" - 500'

1 3/4 - 1,100 - 400' off the rear, 2 - 200' crosslays, 1 - 200' front jump line, 100' of high rise pack

500

How many rungs above the edge of the roof line

3 to 5

5 is best!!

500

This piece of equipment operates on a temperature differential to locate a victim.

What is a Thermal Imaging Camera

500

This method of ventilation should be used to prevent a Backdraft.

What is Vertical ventilation

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