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What are the four areas of primary concern?

Extinguishment of flammable liquid fires

Spills without fire

Disposal

Firefighter safety

1

The main operational problem with flammable liquids is what?

Fire extinguishment

Ignition prevention

Disposal of spills

2

What is the principal agent for flammable liquid firefighting?

AFFF/Class B Foam

3

Fires involving a large area of burning flammable liquids may exceed the ability of one hand line to extinguish. It may be more important for command to _____.

Wait until there is enough class B foam on site to initiate a coordinated attack

4

Water master streams should be used to _______ and _______ the exposures during the interim.

Cool

Protect

5

In flammable liquid spills, vapor areas can only be found through the use of_______.

Combustible gas indicators

6

Cover spills with class B foam to seal vapors. The application will need to be repeated regularly, as the seal will break down in ______ to _______ minutes.

10 to 15

7

How do you check for escaping vapors to judge where the seal breaking down?

With a combustible gas indicator

8

What surface does AFFF have problems sealing against?

Hot metal surfaces

9

Attack on any flammable liquid fire should be made with _____?when available.

Class B

10

The extinguishing action of class B foam is based on what?

It's ability to rapidly cover the flammable liquid surface with a film that prevents the escape of flammable vapors

11

Consider the use of what to prevent the further spread of spilled material if it can be done safely?

Plastic Dike

Charged hoseline

Black plastic

Dirt

12

The disposal of large quantities spills should be picked up with what?

Tanker truck

13

Large quantity spills require the response of a unit from the hazardous materials response team in addition to ______.

Car 957

14

Fire apparatus that carry AFFF/class B foam are designed with a ______ (Class B Foam) in CAD.

CBF

15

When the fuel is ethanol, or ethanol-based, fire attack should utilize ______ due to the high alcohol content in the fuel.

Alcohol resistant aqueous film forming foam (AR-AFFF)

16

One 95 GPM class B phone line is needed for every ______,square feet of spill area.

600

17

The initial fire attack will require ______ gallons of concentrate when used at 3%.

187

18

The initial fire attack will require _______ gallons of concentrate when used at 6%.

374

19

Most flammable liquid spills involve fire code violations. Have the dispatch center dispatch _______ to investigate this aspect of the incident and take appropriate action.

C99

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