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The minimum level of protection for firefighters is ________ and the minimum hose size hoseline is _______.

Full protective clothing breathing air from SCBA

1 1/2'

1

Apparatus should be placed ________ and _________ of the incident if possible.

Upwind

Uphill

2

When patients are trapped in the vehicle, first water should be applied where?

To protect the patients and permit rescue

3

When rescue is not a factor, where should the first water be applied?

To extinguish the fire or cool down the area around any fuel tanks

4

If vapors escaping from storage tank relief valve have ignited, allow the LPG/LNG to burn while _______.

Protrcting exposures and cooling the tank

5

While disconnecting a car battery, what cable do you cut first?

Ground cable (negative)

6

What may be used as an improvised standpipe at incidents on elevated freeways or parking garages?

Ladder companies

7

If vapors escaping from the storage tank relief valve having ignited, you should what?

Allow the LPG/LPN twoto burn while protecting exposures and cooling the tank

8

Energy absorbing bumper assemblies have been known to travel how many feet?

25 feet

9

Well sealed interiors of modern vehicles present the potential for what?

Backdraft

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