Flashcards in 10 Codes Deck (22):
Carbon Monoxide Response
Code 1- detector activation
Code 2- CO incident (meter read 1-9ppm)
Code 3- CO emer. (reading greater than
Code 4- no detector activation
Acronym is D I E D
Call your quarters or other unit
- a unit is to call its quarters or other unit
Return to quarters
- a unit is to return to quarters
Call dispatcher by telephone
A short pause in transmission will follow
Verify address/ location
The verification of an address or location
Is requested. Verification request shall be
Specific in nature ie: " 10-7 box 2435 address does not exist"
In service by radio
-Code 1, used only by battalion or division to indicate it is in service by radio when leaving quarters other than its own which it had been off the air and to which its alarms had been routed
-Code 2, used by any unit to indicate it is on the air outside its response area. When the unit returns to its response area, the dispatcher must be notified again using 10-8
Off the air
A unit will be out of radio contact. A 10-8 is to be transmitted with code if necessary, when radio contact is restablished.
- unit should acknowledge giving its current location
Radio test count
A unit is to count from one to eleven for test purposes
A request by a chief officer or dispatcher for a preliminary report by the first arriving unit. The dispatcher shall relay the report to responding units
Roster staffed Engine Company
Engine responding with four firefighters and officer to a structural response
Return all units except one engine and one truck
Transmitted for a fire or emergency, when in the judgement of the IC, conditions indicate that 1 engine and 1 ladder are required. No further assistance is required.
Return all units except one engine or one ladder
Transmitted for a fire or emergency when in the judgement of the IC, conditions indicate that one engine or one ladder is required. No further assistance is necessary.
Proceed at reduced speed
Responding units are to proceed at reduced speed. No warning devices are to be used and all traffic regulations are to be observed.
Outside rubbish fire
A fire in outside rubbish that has not extended to a building
Abandoned/derelict vehicle fire
A fire in a vehicle that has no value other than salvage and no owner can be located.
A fire in a vehicle with plates or in any vehicle having a greater value than that of salvage.
Think about a BLOWJOB
Manhole or transformer fire or emergency
Without code, situation other than as described
In codes 1-4
Code 1, fire has extended from a manhole
Conduit , or transformer into a building
Code 2, fire has blown one or more manholes
covers, or smoke is issuing from a
Manhole under pressure
Code 3, smoke is seeping from a manhole
Code 4, fire or smoke condition from a
Transformer at any location
Note- utility company will dispatch an emergency crew immediately upon receipt of code 1 or 4 signal