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1. a 421 is

sick person

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a 445 is

bomb

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3. what are the four basic forms of communication

face to face, radio, electronic ( mobile computers and phones)

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4. detailed specific questions can be asked and answered immediately, whenever this form of communication is used to give strategic or tactical orders the ic must assure that dispatch and other remote divisions/grps or companies are informed

face to face

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5.this form of communication provides remote verbal communications, the advantage being speed & the ability 2 communicate w/ many people n a large area. the main disadvantage is 1 dimensional(voice only) the principle tool the ic uses 2 connect w/ incident resources

radio communications

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6. the __ __ states that before a message is sent the receiver must indicate they are ready to listen and then after it is given they must briefly restate the message to insure clarity

order model

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7. electronic support includes what

mobile computer and cell phone

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8. the __ role is to establish communications, balance talking and listening, control communications, be available to communicate

the ic's

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10. during most active stages of the operation the ic must use the physical and electronic advantages of the command post to support and coordinate incident communications is considered

balance talking /listening

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11. the ic must control __ in order to use the positions capability to help those in difficult operational positions

communications

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12. excessive radio traffic, 2 many people with face to face access, no radio discipline, ic leaves command post, ic loses mental concentration will cause the ic to lose the ability to

answer radio on 1st call

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13. bir, follow up report, roof size up, triage report, in transit, caan report, completion report exception report, par, simplified accountability report are all what type of reports

standard reports

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14. what is the ic most powerful tool

effective communication

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15. the __, __, & __/__ supervisors have only to record the number of personnel assigned to each or the functional areas

ic, rit, and division/grp

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16. incident operations are conducted around the completion of the __ priorities

strategic

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17. communication should center on the completion of __ and ___ safety

benchmarks and firefighter

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18. the following info should be included in __ __. type of roof, r smoke & heat vents present & operating, conditions, concentrated loads, firewalls or partitions walls, basic blueprint, action taken, truss type and direction

roof size up

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19. report on roof conditions should include

stable/unstable, venting, pressured smoke

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20. what report includes: # and severity of pt, mechanical extrication necessary, which pt goes 1st

triage report

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21. what report tracks all personnel assigned to companies, div/grps working in the hot zone

personnel accountability report

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22. the __ is a confirmation that all members are accounted for and have a adequate exit air supply

par

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23. report of par should be conducted __ __ __ within the div/grp or whenever possible

face to face

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24. any no par requires the ic to initiate a __ __

status alert

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25. if the member affected in par does not answer within 15 seconds and no other personnel can account for the affected member the ic shall declare a __

mayday

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25. the following situations require a __ __: going from offensive 2 defensive, missing or trapped ff, sudden hazardous event, command thinks it necessary, withdraw order, abandon the building

roll call

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27. response to a roll call will include:

present assignment or designation, unit name, par with number of personnel for each unit

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28. the company officer, div/grp supervisor will vocalize to the ic the number of personnel under their direct supervision anytime personnel are assigned to operate inside, on top of under astructure or within an idlh atmosphere is called what

simplified accountability

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29. the company, div/grp supervisor will vocalize ot the ic the # of personnel under thier direct supervision who exits the building or no longer in ildh is an example of

simplified accountability

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30.what should be included in a progress report

par, caan, completetion, and exception report

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31. caan stands for

conditions actions air supply and needs

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32. conditions portion of caan report includes

fire, smoke volume- (level to the floor), velocity, (active/passive/pressurized) color, density and changes from original conditions) heat (l/m/h, changes from original)

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33. which crew members air supply gets reported in air portion of a caan report

lowest member

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34. what is the 1 strategic benchmark

primary all clear

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35. a primary all clear indicates to the ic that the 1 st incident priority of __ __ has been met

life safety

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36. what is the second in strategic benchmark and what incident priority does it accomplish

knockdown, and

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incident37. the 3 rd bench mark is __ __ __ and is usually done after a knock down stabilization

secondary all clear

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38. the final benchmark is __ __ and is the last incident priority of

loss stopped and property conservation

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39. this tactical benchmark should be reported to command when a water supply is secured

water supply

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40. this tactical benchmark should be reported when the 1 st water is applied to the fire

water on the fire

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41. in normal circumstances a __ is reported within a few min. if not this may indicate a large or difficult fire

knockdown

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42. this tactical benchmark is reported when the gas and electricity are secured

utilities secured

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43. this tactical benchmark should be reported when ventilations is adequate and complete

ventilation complete

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44. this benchmark creates a time stamp for tracking air supply and the duration of offensive fire attack

personnel in structure

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45. if progress on the fire is not made with in __ to __ min the ic should eval the strategy

10 to 15

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46. the __ __ announcement will be utilized to provide immediate notification to all fire ground personnel that a notable hazard is either about to occur has occurred. this will receive the highest communication priority

emergency traffic

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47. to utilize emergency traffic personnel will repeat emergency traffic __ state company/div/grp call sign and state the emergency

twice

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48. once the emergency traffic is given, command will acknowledge the emergency traffic announcement. command will then order the activation of the alert tone __ from dispatch

alert tone 2

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49. dispatch will acknowledge the activation order and activate the alert tone for __ to __ seconds on all radio channels associated with the incident

3 to 5

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50. what should command do after the alert tone has been activated

state the reason and direct all units

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51. who has the authority to use the emergency traffic announcement when it is felt that a notable danger to personnel is apparent

any member

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52. 444, abandon the building, withdraw, change of strategy from offensive to defensive and other emergency situations are all considered

emergency traffic

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53. a ff trapped or lost should call a

mayday

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54. if possible the ff should activate the __ priority key located on the top of the handheld radio. by activating the emergency button it alerts dispatch and positions the ff next in line to transmit his mayday

orange

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55. what is included in the initial status report from a ff who calls a mayday

L- location (or last known) U- unit id N- name of person involved A- assignment R- resources needed for rescue

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56. the primary function fo the __ __ is to take a disciplined and systematic approach to ascertain the location and status of a suspected missing ff

status alert

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57. the __ shall be used when an officer o crewmember has been unable to contact other members under their command or in their respective company and has concern for their safety

status alert

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58. after the alert tone activation ic will state status alert and the unit designation of the suspected missing ff. a __ second pause will be given to allow the missing ff to respond

15

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59. only the __ shal have the authority to terminate a status alert

ic

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60. if the affected member does not answer with 15 seconds and no other personnel can account for the present whereabouts of the suspected missing ff, the ic shall declare a __

mayday

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61. abandon the building can be initiated by the who

the ic or any officer who believes that an imminent hazard exists

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62. once crews have exited the building after a abandon the building notification the officer or team leader will notify command of their __ and provide a __

location par

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