Flashcards in 205.01 Communications Deck (49):
_______ and effective management of EMS, rescue and fire control situations represent the most immediate priorities for the fire department.
THE FD will respond to any EMERGENCY situation which threatens ______, ______ or ______.
PFDRDC has enhanced mutual aid with the Rural/Metro fire department within ______ of the borders of Scottsdale and Phoenix in the northeast portion of the valley.
PFDRDC has enhanced mutual aid requests by the Gila River Indian community fire department for incidents that occur on I10 from Phoenix city limits to milepost 169; within ______ miles from the border of the Gila River Indian community and the cities of Phoenix, and Chandler on Maricopa County; within ______ mile of the corner of the Gila River Indian community, city of Chandler, and the son lakes fire district in pinal county.
PFDRDC has a one-way automatic aid on the Luke Air Force Base. CAD has been programmed to select LAFB units for any calls that fall within a _____ radius of the base.
When a positive determination of need for emergency response cannot be made, the fire department policy is to ______.
What are the four primary responsibilities of the incident taker?
Nature of emergency
Enter into CAD
What ways can additional units be dispatched?
Assignment can be balanced
Greater alarms maybe requested
The CAD recommends units to be dispatched based on what three things?
A response type is assigned to each nature code. The response types identifies the requirements needed on the assignment. Requirements are expressed as primary or secondary. A unit can fulfill only one primary requirement. A unit can fulfill ______ secondary requirement
More than one
The ______ command may be utilized to determine the specific primary and secondary response requirements per nature code for individual jurisdiction.
The requirements for ALS response are based on _______.
Emergency medical dispatch protocol (EMD)
Most situations involving leaks or spills of hazardous materials that appear to be manageable and do not create a major risk to the public by virtue of location, amount or type of hazard receive which hazmat assignment?
A special call is a request for the dispatch of any combination of additional unit types, unique capabilities or specific units. The requester must specify the desired quantity of unit types or capability or the specific units desired. When formulating a recommendation for a special call, what consideration is given to the units already assigned to the incident?
When formulating a recommendation for the balance of an assignment, the CAD system first determines which response requirements for the new response type are satisfied by the units that are already assigned to the incident. True or false?
A greater alarm request for the dispatch of additional units uses predefined requirement sets. A greater alarm request requires both a ________ and the _______.
Greater alarm type
When formulating a recommendation for a greater alarm, what consideration is given to the units already assign to the incident?
Typically assignments should be balanced up to and including a ________ alarm.
Working first alarm
When an assignment is balanced, does the system take into consideration the units currently assigned to the incident?
Response levels do not have to be equivalent to Alarm levels, however, often times they are. The response level requested for a greater alarm request should reflect the ______, not necessarily the next alarm level
Level of resources required
Is a first alarm brush is being used and command wants to provide relief for crews, command should call for what?
Second alarm rehab
What are the valid codes for greater alarms?
_______ and greater still require a specific type of alarm to be requested.
Who is responsible for reviewing the unit suggested for the dispatch by the CAD system?
Dispatcher (channel 1)
Deployment will sound the ALL CALL tone and make a general announcement over dispatch channel 1 for what three incidents?
Working first alarm fires
At the discretion of the on-duty deployment BC and/or supervisor
Units changing their status to unavailable should report dispatch by _____ or _____ the reason and length of time they will be unavailable.
Radio (tactical channel 2)
The on-duty deployment supervisor/battalion chief is responsible for relocating units as necessary to maintain the best available coverage for the entire dispatch jurisdiction. The need to move up companies should be evaluated when?
A working fire is declared
Three or more units are committed to an incident in an outlying area
Greater alarms are dispatched
Simultaneous incidents occur in one area of the city
Coverage in an area is compromised
Two or more adjacent first due areas will be uncovered for 30 minutes
If overall coverage in the city falls below ____ engine companies and ____ ladder companies, dispatch will immediately notify the south shift commander who has the responsibility to authorize the recall of off-duty personnel.
Units me add themselves to an incident by an AU function on their MDT. Companies adding onto an assignment must advise the TRO on the assigned tactical channel of what?
If they are substituting for another unit or responding in addition to
If Deployment has not received an acknowledgment within ____, the TRO will request acknowledgment by radio on all channels.
Deployment will send a cover company if no reply is received within a ______ timeframe.
If the unit is responding longer than ______ in an AOI call, CAD will automatically place the unit in unavailable on incident status.
The initial incident commander shall stay in command unless what three things happen?
Command is transferred
Command is terminated
What should be reported when describing the structure type?
What should be reported when addressing obvious problems/conditions?
What should be reported when describing action taken?
Laying a line
What is included in the follow-up report?
Disposition of resources
The terms "working fire" indicates a situation that will require _____.
The commitment of all responding companies
Any fire at school requires _____ to be contacted.
State Fire Marshall
Typically staging will be assigned to channel _____.
What are the four different incident status changes that need to be indicated?
Working technical rescue
What two incident status changes will promote the elapse time notifications?
The system will generate elapsed time notifications every _____ until the incident is placed under control.
When activating emergency traffic and dispatch does not acknowledge (special tone not activated), you will then _______.
Establish contact with command and transmit emergency message
What is the PD code for "needs police assistance immediately"?
What is the PD code for rape?
Commands orders to operating companies should indicate a _______ assigned to the company.
Before transmitting a radio message ________. Choose precise terms to communicate the desired message as clearly and briefly as possible without wasting airtime.
Know what you were going to say