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Floor or roofs exposed to intense fire and heatb. Ankle deep water on floorsc. Sagging or spongy floors or roofs
1. The firefighter shall state the five (5) types and sizes ofhose and their use on our department:
a.. 1 ¾ “ synthetic (attack line).
b. 2 ½ “ synthetic and woven jacket, rubber lined (attack and supply line).c. 3” synthetic and woven jacket, rubber lined (supply).d. 5” synthetic (supply).e. 6” woven jacket, rubber lined – also rubber jacket lined with helix (supply and drafting).
3. The firefighter shall identify the following precautions hen loading hose in a flat load:
a. Checked couplings for gasketsb. Loops even on end of loadc. No couplings turn coming outd.
Hose evenly loaded on top
The firefighter will state the following three (3) steps to replace a burst section of hose:
a. Shut discharge gate at engine when practical b. If using a hose clamp be sure to apply at a safe distance from wild line areac.
Replace with two (2) sections
The firefghter will state the reason to replace a burst section of hose with (2) sections.
A Hose Stretches when charged – couplngs are farther apart.
The frefighter will state the general definition of fire stream.
A. A stream of water or other extinguishing agent between the hose and nozzle until it reaches the desired point.
The firefighter will state the following three (3) types of fire stream:
A. Solid StreamB. Fog StreamC. Broken Stream
The frefghter wll explain water hammer and how to prevent it.
A. Water hammer is the sudden stoppage of water in the hose or pipes that causes hydraulic surges and tremendous pressure to buld up. B. To prevent open and close al water valves slowly
The firefighter will verbally state three (3) advantages and three (3) disadvantages of fog:
A. Advantages 1. Adjustable pattern2. Adjustable GPM’s (on most)3.
May be used close to energized electrical;B. Disadvantages;1. Does not have reach or penetration2. more susceptible to wind3.
when improperly used can spread the fire, create heat inversion , and cause steam burns
The firefighter will state the condition when it is posible to use a fog nozzle inside the structure.
A. When structure is adequately ventilated opposite the direction from wish the nozzle is being advance.
The firefighter shall state wich nozzle cannot “push” fire , heat, smoke, and fire gases:;
A. Solid bore nozzle.
The firefighter shall state the following five (5) steps describing how a connection is made to standpipe:
A. Disconnect house hoseB. Unroll or flake 2 1/2″ hoseC.
Remove 2 1/2″ to 1 1/2″ adaptor ( in on standpipe)D. Connect female end to standpipe.E. Attach nozzle to male end
The firefighter will state what equipment hoseline teams advancing into a structure shold have with them.
Portable light B. Halligan and Axe ( carried by backup firefighter )C. Pike pole
The firefighter will state when they should enter a burning structure .
When the company officer gives the order to advance
The firefighter will orally name the following three (3) parts of a grid system and explain them:
A. Primary Feeders 1. Large widespread mains moving large quantities of water to small mains B. Secondary feeders 1. INtermediate size mains which reinforce the grid system and aid the required fire flowC. Distributors 1. Serve individual hydrants and consumers
The firefighter will orally name the following three (3) colors of the color-coded hydrant caps and list the meaning of each.
Green – Flow 1000 g.p.m plusB. Orange – flow 500 to 1000 g.p.mC.
Red – Flow less than 500 g.p.m
The firefighter will state and define the three (3) types of pressures related to fire hydrant testing:
A. Static pressure – Ammount of stored pressureB.
Residual pressure – Amount of pressure left in teh system when water is flowing.C. Flow pressure – The foward velocity pressure at the discharg opening while water is flowing.
The firefighter will state the following six (6) main advantages of ventilation:
A. Helps rescueB. Helps speed attack and extinguishment C.
Helps reduce property damage D. Helps control fire spreadE. Reduces Flashover PotentialF. Reduces Backdraft potencial
The firefighter will state the seven (7) precautions to be taken when ventilating a roof:
A. Wear full protective clothing including SCBAB. Minimum of two (2) firefihtersC.
Have a second means of scapeD. Check roof for soft spongy areas/sound for structural integrityE. Use a roof ladderF. Tie off to ladderG On higher pitced roofs circular and chain saws can be extremely dangerous
The firefighter will state the five (5) procedures to follow while breaking glass:
A. Wearfull protective gearB. Stand to th windward sideC. Break at top of pane from sideD.
Handle and hands avobe the breaking point of impactE. Clean out glass from frame.