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1
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The FCFRD have adopted performance benchmarks to provide the highest quality of service per NFPA 1710, this is accomplished by five aspects. Critical task analysis, baseline performance, analyzing baseline performance, short and long term improvement goals and ?

A

Consistant benchmarks

2
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I/CAD, AVL, Fire Box Logic and Traffic Signal Preemption are utilized under the ?

A

Deployment considerations

3
Q

Actual vehicle location (AVL), uses calculations for response based on

A

Speed limits and mileage

4
Q

On a divided highway response, if an entrapment is suspected the following is added

A

Heavy rescue, BC, safety officer

5
Q

After an original full alarm response and RIT Level 1, if requested, an additional full alarm compliment includes

A

3 engines

6
Q

Resistance, Absorption and Restoration are key components of an organizations ability to recover from incidents or events, this is known as

A

Resiliency

7
Q

The uniform fire officer (UFO) can authorize

A

Condition II

8
Q

Fire incidents are classified into four categories, Low, Moderate, High and

A

Maximum

9
Q

A strip shopping center is considered a High risk fire incident, an example of moderate risk would be

A

Room and contents

10
Q

If a RIT level I is requested on a confirmed fire, this adds how many additional personnel to the fire ground if units are not understaffed

A

10

11
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Three types of incidents require a specific dispatch for a Tower Ladder, one being a large scale Hazmat incident in a tank farm, the other two would include

A

High risk technical rescue and technical rescue in a tunnel

12
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Turn out time objectives as described in NFPA 1221 require unit 90% of the time, to be out the door within

A

80 seconds

13
Q

All fire suppression incidents deemed to be a moderate risk differ from a low risk incident by complying with OSHA 2 in 2 out as well as

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Two uninterrupted water sources

14
Q

The benchmark objective for travel time for the first in unit on a low fire incident is

A

4 minutes

15
Q

Fairfax county fire and rescue have a plan to establish and maintain what response time for 95% of the county population

A

7 minutes

16
Q

What level risk for fire incidents, automatically move-up relocations of units to maintain sufficient coverage

A

Maximum

17
Q

Assuming no units are understaffed, are more engine personnel dispatched for a moderate risk fire incident or high risk fire incident

A

Same amout for both

18
Q

Why has FCFRD not utilized traffic signal preemtion everywhere possible

A

retro-fitting is cost prohibitive

19
Q

FCFRD call takers determine what response level a dispatch is, for the majority the dispatch will fit into one of how many catagories

A

5

20
Q

A single family, room and contents dispatch fire will recieve how many trucks and rescues

A

3

21
Q

What does AVL stand for?

A

Automatic Vehicle Location

22
Q

If a unit’s GPS device is not functioning properly, how will they be dispatched?

A

The unit will be recommended from the XY coordinate of the fire station from which the response area is identified through the AR command

23
Q

What is the response to a Box Alarm?

A

4 engines, 2 truck companies, 1 heavy rescue, 2 BC units, 2 EMS supervisors, 1 ALS unit, 1 Saftey Officer

24
Q

Who makes the decision to move to Condition II?

A

UFO

25
Q

When responding to maximum risk fire incidents, what is included in a RIT Level 1 request

A

1 Engine, 1 Truck/Rescue and 1 Medic

26
Q

When responding to maximum risk fire incidents, what is included in every alarm after the initial alarm?

A

3 Engines, 1 Truck, 1 BC, Operations Deputy Chief/Aide, and Light and Air Unit

27
Q

What components make up the Total Response Time?

A

Call-processing time, turnout time, and travel time

28
Q

What does the term First-in measure regarding response metrics?

A

First-in measures the time of the first unit to arrive on the scene of an emergency incident.

29
Q

What does the term ERF measure regarding response metrics?

A

ERF measures the time of the accumulation of personnel and resources to meet the effective response force.

30
Q

What does ERF stand for?

A

Effective Response Force

31
Q

During the community risk analysis, what were all areas of the agency designated as?

A

Urban and rural

32
Q

What are the four primary service types the FCFRD evaluates emergency response performance in?

A

Emergency Medical, Fire Suppression, Hazardous Materials, and Technical Rescue.

33
Q

What are the four types of risk levels used to express incident types?

A

low, moderate, high, and maximum risk

34
Q

What two industry standards were used in establishing the FRD benchmarks for FCFRD?

A

NFPA1710 and NFPA1221

35
Q

What should the first due unit on emergency medical incidents be capable of doing once on scene?

A

Assessing scene saftey and establishming command, sizing up the situation, and conducting an initial ALS patient assessment and interaction

36
Q

For fire suppression incidences, how much water and foam should the first due unit be capable of providing?

A

750 gallons of water, and 40 gallons of class B foam

37
Q

For fire suppression incidents, how many gallons per minute pumping capacity should the first arriving unit be capable of providing?

A

1,250 gallons per minute

38
Q

Fairfax County Government has adopted FY2017-FY2021 Capital Improvement Plan linked to its comprehensive plan that has established objectives and policies in order to do what?

A

Establish and maintain, at a minimum, a 7-minute response time coverage for fire and rescue emergencies to at least 95% of the county’s population

39
Q

What are 9 strategic initiatives that FCFRD has completed in its 2017-2022 Community Focused Strategic plan?

A

Service delivery, human rescources, training and workforce planning, fire prevention, health and wellness, infrastructure, technology, internal communications, and external communications

40
Q

As stated in the introduction of the CPSE Community Risk Assessment, what is the first and foundational element of the accreditation process?

A

Standards of cover 6th edition, the CRA-SOC

41
Q

What is the total number of units and full time on duty staffing numbers?

A

265 and 356

42
Q

I/CAD utilizes the Fairfax County Public Safety Network to support the Netdispatcher work stations. How many work stations are there?

A

185

43
Q

How many event types and service categories are there?

A

93 and 5

44
Q

What are the 3 key components for greater resiliency in the department?

A

Resistance, Absorption, Restoration

45
Q

What computer software is used for monitoring resource deployments?

A

Live MUM

46
Q

Who determines the down grade to condition II?

A

UFO

47
Q

What is the determining factor for the fire department going to condition II?

A

50% of Units not available for calls

48
Q

Who authorizes the fire department to go into condition III

A

Deputy Chief or higher

49
Q

EMS calls fall into 4 categories of risk. A BLS call would be?

A

Low

50
Q

If you have a EMS call on the Metro right-of -way, what risk level would it be?

A

High risk

51
Q

If you have an EMS call that?s an MCI, what risk level would it be?

A

Maximum

52
Q

When a caller reports a single structure on fire, what is the rick level?

A

Moderate

53
Q

A strip shopping center and a multi-family dwelling have the same risk level. What is it?

A

High

54
Q

When the first arriving unit is on scene and reports a working fire, what shall be started?

A

RIT 1

55
Q

When a confirmed fire is reported in a maximum risk structure, what response is initiated?

A

3 engines,1 truck, 1 battalion chief, 1operation chief, light and air unit

56
Q

A moderate risk hazmat incident can be controlled by what units?

A

2 suppression units and a hazmat rescue

57
Q

If you have a call for a bio hazard incident, what risk level is it?

A

maximum

58
Q

If a vehicle crashes into a building, what risk level is it?

A

Moderate

59
Q

You have two metro trains that have collided in the right-of-way on 66. What risk level is it going to be?

A

Maximum

60
Q

What is used to measure the time of the Accumulation of Personnel and Resources to meet the effective force?

A

Effective Response Force

61
Q

When a call is dispatched a digital message is delivered to what?

A

Mobile Communication Terminal

62
Q

What is the minimum number of personnel required daily for staffing?

A

356

63
Q

Currently there are 93 event typs that are within how many service catagories?

A

5

64
Q

Additional alarms to a full alarm will consist of 3 engines, 1 truck, 1 medic, 1 BC, command aide, and Light & Air Unit. What is this type of alarm called?

A

Multi-alarm

65
Q

Response conditions associated with heavy thunderstorms, ice/snow storms, or some other significant factor Is what level?

A

Condition II

66
Q

Condition III can only be authorized by whom?

A

Deputy Fire Chief or higher

67
Q

Which type of call represents the largest group of ALS emergencies?

A

Moderate Risk

68
Q

What type of incident includes more than one patient, and/or police action event where resources will need higher level of coordination and management called?

A

High Risk

69
Q

To support the Hazardous Materials program, daily staffing levels are how many people?

A

22

70
Q

The risks for each type of incident are expressed in terms of everything but what?

A

Medium

71
Q

The evaluation of performance shall be evaluated continually and will be updated how oftern?

A

Yearly

72
Q

A maximum risk fire Incident requires how many personnel on the initial response?

A

41

73
Q

A moderate risk EMS incident requires how many personnel?

A

6

74
Q

A high risk EMS incident requires how many people?

A

14

75
Q

Normal operations is considered what?

A

Condition I

76
Q

Condition III occurs when greater than what percent of FCFRD units are either committed to incidents or out of service?

A

50%

77
Q

What condition brings a need for increased sitiational awareness by all on duty personnel?

A

Condition III

78
Q

A divided highway normal response is what?

A

2 engines & 2 medic units

79
Q

A fire in a highrise gets what response of apparatus?

A

5 engines, 2 trucks, 1 rescue, 2 BC, 2 EMS Supervisor, 1 ALS unit, 1 Safety Officer

80
Q

The current service level baselines first step is what?

A

Community risk assessment

81
Q

Fairfax County is equipped with 128 pieces of fully staffed rolling stock providing primary first response to the community. Additionally, how many pieces of specialty apparatus are strategically positioned based on risk or regional deployment, and crossed staffed to support ongoing operations as they develop?

A

62

82
Q

Which NFPA standard does FCFRD recognize as the single benchmark standard to which all service areas and planning zones of the community must align?

A

1710

83
Q

Which system does Fairfax County utilize to address call handling, dispatching, remote access and mobile data, as well as sending and receiving information to various databases maintained by the county?

A

I/CAD

84
Q

Which word is defined by CPSE in the FESSAM 9th edition as, ?an organization?s ability to quickly recover from an incident or events, or to adjust easily to changing needs or requirements??

A

Resiliency

85
Q

Based on NFPA 1710 and the resources assigned by FCFRD, how many crew members will typically respond on the primary first alarm assignment for a Moderate and High Risk Fire Incident (Box Alarm)?

A

36

86
Q

Regarding FCFRD call processing performance objectives, for all incident types not identified in the NFPA 1221: 7.4.2.2, within how many seconds should the first alarm be dispatched 90 percent of the time?

A

64 seconds

87
Q

Regarding FCFRD call processing performance objectives, how frequently will incidents requiring emergency medical dispatching be completed within 90 seconds?

A

90% of the time

88
Q

Regarding emergency medical incidents benchmark objectives, for 90% of all EMS incidents, what is the total response time for the first arriving unit staffed with a minimum of 2 personnel, with 1 being an ALS provider?

A

6 minutes and 30 seconds

89
Q

Regarding FCFRD emergency medical incidents ERF (Effective Response Force), what is considered the minimum ERF for all ALS priority responses?

A

One transport unit and one suppression unit; 2 ALS providers

90
Q

Regarding FCFRD fire suppression incidents benchmark objectives, for 90 percent of all fire suppression incidents, the total response time for the arrival of the first due unit, staffed with a minimum of four personnel, shall be 6 minutes and 24 seconds for all service areas within the county. What must the first due unit be capable of providing?

A

750 gallons of water, 40 gallons of class B foam, and 1,250 gpm

91
Q

Fairfax County has a daily minimum staffing of how many full time positions for staffing 128 pieces of rolling stock to provide primary first response to the community?

A

356

92
Q

How many apparatus does the FCFRD keep in reserve to support units in the field for maintenance and repair?

A

43

93
Q

FCFRD uses event type to determine response levels. What is the response level for vehicle fires without exposure?

A

A double response

94
Q

Greater resiliency can be achieved by constant review and analysis of the response system and focus on three key components. Which of the following is not one of the three key components?

A

Notification

95
Q

The FRD remains committed to a process of self-evaluation and continuous improvement and embedding this mindset into its culture. How often will the Standards of Cover be updated?

A

Each year

96
Q

Turn out time objectives have been established for all responding units to be out the door within how many seconds of dispatch, 90 percent of the time for all emergency dispatches with the exception of emergency medical incidents?

A

80

97
Q

For all emergency medical incidents, responding units will be out the door within how many seconds of dispatch, 90 percent of the time?

A

60

98
Q

The FCFRD measures baseline performance in terms of total response time. Which of the following is not measured in the total response time?

A

Dispatch time

99
Q

Which “response condition” takes effect when greater than 50% of FCFRD units are either committed to incidents or out of service? Typically, it is associated with peak incident response (multiple working incidents) and can only be authorized by the Deputy Fire Chief or higher.

A

Condition III

100
Q

Who can authorize the downgrading of Condition I or II to Condition III?

A

DFC or higher

101
Q

What does AVL stand for in regards to CAD?

A

automatic vehicle location

102
Q

What is the FCFRD minimum daily staffing?

A

356

103
Q

How many response level types does the FCFRD dictate?

A

93

104
Q

The FCFRD follows how many service categories, each with predetermined response levels?

A

5

105
Q

What does a single unit response receive?

A

Incident of minor nature such as a BLS or public service

106
Q

What units will you receive on a multi alarm dispatch?

A

3 engines, 1 truck, 1 medic, 1 BC, command aid, and light and air

107
Q

How many types of medical emergency services does the FCFRD provide?

A

4

108
Q

What makes the UFO move the FCFRD into condition III?

A

greater than 50% of FCFRD units are either committed to incidents or out of service

109
Q

In regards to fire suppression incidents which type is for normal box alarm assignments?

A

high risk

110
Q

What hazardous materials incident needs 2-units response of a satellite rescue?

A

moderate risk

111
Q

Which type of technical rescue incident involves a severe hazard or large area which poses an extreme threat for example a tunnel rescue?

A

maximum risk

112
Q

The FCFRD uses a total response algorithm comprised of?

A

call processing, turnout time, and travel time

113
Q

FCFRD units shall respond to Emergency medical calls with what time?

A

60 seconds

114
Q

FCFRD units shall respond to fire suppression calls with what time?

A

80 seconds

115
Q

How many ALS engine companies does the FCFRD have?

A

38

116
Q

How many units does the FCFRD cross staff?

A

58

117
Q

How many reserve units does the FCFRD have ready for use?

A

43

118
Q

What does the Standards of Cover 6th Ed evaluate?

A

emergency medical, fire suppression, hazardous materials and technical rescue

119
Q

What is NFPA 1710?

A

Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments

120
Q

What is NFPA 1221

A

Standard for the Installation, Maintenance, and Use of Emergency Services Communications Systems.

121
Q

Which of the following disciplinary procedures is considered informal and is exempted from the grievance procedure?

A

oral warnings

122
Q

Which of the following disciplinary procedures is considered formal?

A

written reprimands

123
Q

Which of the following is considered to be a form of disciplinary action?

A

suspension

124
Q

Which of the following is considered to be a form of disciplinary action?

A

Dismissal

125
Q

Which of the following is considered to be a form of disciplinary action?

A

disciplinary demotion

126
Q

What is the probationary period of an employee according to Fairfax County’s personnel regulations?

A

12 months

127
Q

Who is except from following the standards of cover for Fairfax County?

A

None. All employees must follow the standards of cover

128
Q

All county employees must operate county vehicles in accordance to:

A

federal, state and local driving laws

129
Q

What should an employee do if confronted with workplace violence?

A

immediately report it to your immediate supervisor

130
Q

What are the six core principles that form the ethical foundation of the organization?

A

honesty, public service, respect, responsibility,stewardship and trust

131
Q

What are the six core principles that form the ethical foundation of the organization?

A

honesty, public service, respect, responsibility,stewardship and trust

132
Q

What are the six core principles that form the ethical foundation of the organization?

A

honesty, public service, respect, responsibility, stewardship and trust

133
Q

What are the six core principles that form the ethical foundation of the organization?

A

honesty, public service, respect, responsibility, stewardship and trust

134
Q

What are the six core principles that form the ethical foundation of the organization?

A

honesty, public service, respect, responsibility, stewardship and trust

135
Q

What are the six core principles that form the ethical foundation of the organization?

A

honesty, public service, respect, responsibility, stewardship and trust

136
Q

Employees must comply with rules and regulations governing hours of work, absences, use of leave and are prohibited to do all of the following except?

A

use sick leave

137
Q

Bringing a gun onto county premises is prohibited exempt:

A

employees that are authorized

138
Q

What is the most severe for of disciplinary action that is authorized under the Fairfax county’s personnel regulations?

A

dismissal

139
Q

Where is a written reprimand filed according to Fairfax County’s personnel regulations Chapter 16?

A

in the county’s department of human resources officer

140
Q

When a written reprimand letter is distributed to an employee it will contain all of the following except:

A

an employees accomplishments

141
Q

How many cross-staffed units does FCFRD have?

A

58

142
Q

How many reserve units does FCFRD maintain?

A

261

143
Q

What is NFPA 1710?

A

Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments

144
Q

What calculations are response recommendations base on?

A

speed limits and the milage from a unit’s actual location to the incident scene

145
Q

What is the minimum daily staffing for FCFRD as reported in the Standards of Cover?

A

365

146
Q

If a unit’s GPS device is not functioning properly, how will the unit be recommended for dispatch?

A

based on the XY coordinate of the fire station from which the response area is identified through the AR command

147
Q

How many different event types are there within the 5 service categories?

A

93

148
Q

What response type is used for report of an incident that is significant in intensity, magnitude or scope and will require adequate resources to operate within an IDLH and support functions in addition to primary tactical objectives?

A

Full alarm response

149
Q

When is Condition I or II downgraded to Condition III?

A

when greater than 50% of FCFRD units are either committed to incidents or out of service

150
Q

How many ALS licensed units does FCFRD have?

A

42

151
Q

What would be considered a Maximum Risk Emergency Medical Incident?

A

Mass Casualty incident

152
Q

Regarding the Critical Tasking Section, what would be considered a Low-Risk Fire incident?

A

dumpster fire with no exposure threats

153
Q

What would be considered a maximum Risk Fire Incident?

A

High-rise structure fire

154
Q

By department operation guidelines, all fire responses that have confirmed fire, the first engine shall do what?

A

initaite a RIT Level 1

155
Q

What is the minimum daily staffing for HazMat Technicians?

A

22

156
Q

What is an example of a Moderate Risk Tech Rescue Response

A

vehicle into a structure with moderate damage to the structure

157
Q

What would be an example of a, “doube response?”

A

ALS Emergency

158
Q

Vehicle accidents or fires on controlled access roadways would initiate what kind of response?

A

Divided Highway Response

159
Q

What is dispatched for a RIT-Level 1?

A

one engine, one truck or heavy rescue, one medic unit

160
Q

Any additional alarms added to afull alarm will consist of how many engines?

A

Three

161
Q

What has Fairfax county fire and rescue established peformance bechmarks to provide consistently highest quality service for?

A

protect lives, property and enviroment of our community

162
Q

What NFPA is FCFRD in line with to service in all areas and planning zones of the community?

A

NFPA 1710

163
Q

How was the agency able to asses,categorize and classify risk with in it’s service area?

A

performing its community risk assesment

164
Q

What Does FCFRD uses to handle calls and dispatching to remote access and mobile data?

A

AVL

165
Q

What does CAD use to find closest unit?

A

GPS, unit spedd and actual distance to incendent

166
Q

How does AVL know what unit is closest?

A

GPS, unit spedd and actual distance to incendent

167
Q

What is area called where all fire houses are divided into fire-boxes?

A

first due

168
Q

How does FCFRD pay for traffic signal preemption device?

A

grant funding and external agreements

169
Q

How many event types are there for FCFRD dispatchers to use?

A

93 event types

170
Q

What response gets a single unit?

A

public service

171
Q

What reponse gets 2 units?

A

Vehicle fire without exposure

172
Q

what does a divided highway response get?

A

2 engines, 2 medics

173
Q

what is added to an accident if entrapment is suspected?

A

1 heavy rescue, 1BC and safety officer

174
Q

What is added to all working fires?

A

RIT- level 1

175
Q

What is added to multi-alarms?

A

3 engines, 1 truck, 1 medic, 1 BC, command aide and Light & air

176
Q

What 3 key components help a greater resiliency to be achieved by constant review and analysis of the response system?

A

resistance, absorption, restoration

177
Q

Who changes the response conditions down to condition II?

A

UFO

178
Q

Who can authorize condition III for dispatch?

A

Fire chief

179
Q

What does a highrise fire get as a response?

A

2 BC, 2 ems sup, 5 engines, 2 trucks, rescue, 1 medic, 2 safety officers, 1 investigator

180
Q

What does a outside fire get with large dumpster with no exposure threat?

A

1 engine

181
Q

How are response recommendations for CAD formulated according to the FCFRD’s standards of cover?

A

speed limits and mileage from units location to the incident scene

182
Q

What are the primary reason (s) fire station first dues are divided into fire boxes?

A

to assist with locating emergencies and allocate administrative ownership of target hazards

183
Q

What does AVL stand for?

A

automatic vehicle locator

184
Q

How many pre- determined event types are there within the FCFRD?

A

93

185
Q

how many service categories are there within the FCFRD?

A

5

186
Q

During times of increased incident responses, who is responsible for activating condition II?

A

the UFO

187
Q

What is an example of a maximum risk emergency medical incident?

A

MCI response

188
Q

What is an example of a low risk fire incident?

A

brush fire or dumpster with no threats to exposure

189
Q

What is an example of a moderate risk fire incident?

A

a fire involving a single occupancy

190
Q

How many additional personnel are added to the initial fire response upon the activation of a RIT 1?

A

10

191
Q

According to the FCFRD’s standard of cover, what was the average response time for 90 percent of suppression related incidents?

A

6 minutes 24 seconds

192
Q

What is the turnout time objective for all medical incidents?

A

60 seconds

193
Q

What is the turnout time objective for all incidents with the exception of medical emergencies?

A

80 seconds

194
Q

What NFPA requirement is associated with all service delivery models and planning zones of a fire department?

A

NFPA 1710

195
Q

When does the FRD’s response criteria downgrade to condition III?

A

when 50% or more unites are committed to incidents

196
Q

Who authorizes the downgrade from condition II to condition III ?

A

Deputy Fire Chief or higher

197
Q

What is an example of a high risk fire incident?

A

strip shopping center with involved exposures

198
Q

What is an example of a maximum risk fire event?

A

fire in a high rise

199
Q

How many additional personnel are added to the initial alarm via the activation of a second alarm?

A

22

200
Q

How many personnel are added to the initial alarm through the activation of a RIT 1 and a 2nd alarm?

A

32

201
Q

What is NFPA 1710?

A

Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Supression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments

202
Q

After conducting task analysis of each service type, what was the next step that was taken?

A

Measuring baseline performance of each service type

203
Q

Which of the following is not completed by the I/CAD system?

A

Replaces the unit if it is not marked en route within 2 minutes

204
Q

How large are the booster tanks on Fairfax County Engines?

A

750 gallons

205
Q

How many towers/trucks are in Fairfax County?

A

14

206
Q

What is the minimum daily staffing level?

A

356 personnel

207
Q

There are how many event types in Fairfax County?

A

93

208
Q

An incident that involves vehicle accidents on controlled access roadways and units are sent from two directions is classified as what?

A

Divided Highway Response

209
Q

What Condition is associated with heavy thunderstorms, ice/snow, or other significant factors?

A

Condition II

210
Q

Condition I or II is downgraded to Condition III when greater than how many FCFRD units are committed to incidents or OOS?

A

50%

211
Q

Condition III can only be authorized by who?

A

Deputy Fire Chief or higher

212
Q

A brush fire or a dumpster fire with no exposure threats are known as what?

A

Low Risk Fire Incidents

213
Q

Which of the following is a moderate risk fire?

A

Single-family dwelling

214
Q

Every alarm after the initial alarm will get how many engines?

A

3 Additional Engines

215
Q

What hazardous materials risk level may require specialized chemical protective clothing and monitoring?

A

High Risk

216
Q

A high risk technical rescue incident would include all but which incident?

A

Rescue in a Metro tunnel

217
Q

Total response time is composed of all of the following except.

A

In service time

218
Q

What is NFPA 1221?

A

Standard for the Installation, Maintenance, and Use of Emergency Services Communications Systems

219
Q

What is the turn out time objective for non emergency medical incidents?

A

80 seconds

220
Q

What is the turn out time objective for emergency medical incidents?

A

60 seconds

221
Q

What does AVL stand for?

A

Automatic vehicle location

222
Q

Historically has fairfax county used traffic preemption devices?

A

No, fairfax county has not used traffic preemption devices, unless it was directly connected to the fire station.

223
Q

How many engines are staffed in the county?

A

38

224
Q

How many ALS Transport units are staffed in the county?

A

42

225
Q

What is the apparatus pump capability of an engine in fairfax county?

A

1250 GPM pump

226
Q

How many gallons is the booster tank of an engine in fairfax county?

A

750 gallons

227
Q

How many different event types are there in fairfax county?

A

93

228
Q

How many service categories are there in fairfax county?

A

5

229
Q

What is the normal response for vehicle accidents or fires on controlled access roadways with no suspected entrapment?

A

2 engines and 2 medic units

230
Q

What is the normal response for a single family full alarm response or box alarm?

A

4 engines, 2 trucks, 1 heavy rescue, 2 BC units, 2 EMS supervisors, 1 ALS unit, and 1 safety officer

231
Q

What does a RIT level 1 consist of?

A

1 engine, 1 truck or heavy rescue, and 1 medic

232
Q

Any additional alarms to a full alarm will consist of what?

A

3 engines, 1 truck, 1 medic, 1 BC, command aide, and light and air unit

233
Q

As defined by CPSE in the FESSAM 9th edition, what term is an organization’s ability to quickly recover from an incident or events, or to adjust easily to changing needs or requirements?

A

Resiliency

234
Q

Who uses the three key elements of resistance, absorption, and restoration to review and analysis the response system?

A

The UFO

235
Q

What is the minimum number of personnel needed for a high risk emergency medical call?

A

9

236
Q

What is the minimum number of personnel needed for a maximum risk emergency medical call?

A

25

237
Q

What is the minimum number of personnel needed for a moderate risk fire incident?

A

15

238
Q

What is the minimum number of personnel needed for a high risk fire incident?

A

29

239
Q

What is the minimum number of personnel needed for a maximum risk fire incident?

A

43

240
Q

For 90 percent of all fire suppression incidents, what is the total response time for the arrival of the fire due unit?

A

6 minutes and 24 seconds

241
Q

What is the FRD daily minimum staffing?

A

356

242
Q

What is the total size of the apparatus fleet for the FRD?

A

261

243
Q

What is the response algorithm for a “greater alarm” within Fairfax County?

A

3 engines, 1 truck, 1 medic, 1 BC, command aide, and Light and Air Unit

244
Q

The ability to deploy only resources necessary to safely and effectively control an incident and bring it to termination is the definition of?

A

Resistance

245
Q

When greater than 50% of FCFRD units are either committed to incidents or out of service, the FRD will operate in what condition?

A

Condition III

246
Q

As defined by CPSE in the FESSAM 9th edition: ?an organization?s ability to quickly recover from an incident or events, or to adjust easily to changing needs or requirements” is what?

A

Resilency

247
Q

The FCFRD deploys resources to mitigate emergency incidents in line with the requirements of what NFPA standard?

A

NFPA 1710

248
Q

What is the minimum daily staffing for HAZMAT technicians within the FRD?

A

22

249
Q

The time the call being received at the PSAP to the dispatching of the first FCFRD unit is known as:

A

Call-processing time

250
Q

The elapsed time from when a unit is dispatched until that unit changes their status to ?responding? is:

A

Turnout time

251
Q

The elapsed time from when a unit begins to respond until its arrival on the scene is:

A

Travel time

252
Q

What is the FCFRD agency vision statement?

A

?Being the best community focused fire and rescue department ensuring a safe and secure environment for all?.

253
Q

Turnout time objectives have been set for FCFRD units to be out the door within what time frame for EMS calls?

A

Within 60 seconds, 90 percent of the time

254
Q

These standards will be evaluated continually and will be updated how often?

A

Yearly

255
Q

The county government has established a Capital Improvement plan to maintain response times to be a minimum of:

A

A 7 minute response time to at least 95% of the counties population

256
Q

The SOC is considered to be what kind of document, that will be a part of the department?s budget development and community-driven strategic planning processes?

A

A living document

257
Q

For 90 percent of all fire suppression incidents, the total response time for the arrival of the first due unit, staffed with a minimum of four personnel, shall be:

A

6 minutes and 24 seconds

258
Q

Turn out time objectives have been established for ALL responding units to be out the door:

A

Within 80 seconds of dispatch, 90 percent of the time

259
Q

The FCFRD evaluates emergency response performance in what four
primary service types?

A

Emergency Medical, Fire Suppression, Hazardous Materials, and Technical Rescue

260
Q

Who has the discretion of moving the FRD from Condition II to Condition III?

A

Deputy Fire Chief or higher

261
Q

I/CAD utilizes the Fairfax County Public Safety Network to support how many NetDispatcher workstations?

A

185

262
Q

What is the current number of Engine companies in Fairfax County?

A

38

263
Q

Each Engine company in Fairfax has what GPM rated pump?

A

1250 gpm

264
Q

What is the booster tank size on each Engine company in Fairfax county?

A

750 gallon

265
Q

An truck company must have a full compliment of ground ladders complient with what NFPA standard?

A

1901

266
Q

What is the minimum daily staffing of personnel?

A

356

267
Q

What does a divided highway response consist of without entrapment?

A

2 Engines and 2 Medic units

268
Q

What is added to a divided highway response once an entrapment is confirmed?

A

1 Heavy rescue, 1 BC, 1 SAFO

269
Q

What does a second alarm consist of?

A

3 Engines, 1 Truck, 1 Medic, 1 BC, Command aide, Light and Air

270
Q

Which S.O.P deals with resource deployment?

A

05.04.01

271
Q

When is condition I or II downgraded to condition III?

A

When greater than 50% of FCFRD units are commited to incidents or out of service

272
Q

Condition III can only be authorized by who?

A

Deputy Fire Chief or higher

273
Q

The staff necessary for mitigation on incidents is based on what NFPA standard?

A

1710

274
Q

Which NFPA standard is the Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments?

A

1710

275
Q

Which NFPA standard deals with the installation, maintenance, and use of emergency services communications systems?

A

NFPA 1221

276
Q

What should the first alarm be dispatched in, 90 percent of the time?

A

64 seconds

277
Q

Incidents requiring emergency medical dispatching will be completed in what time frame, 90 percent of the time?

A

90 seconds

278
Q

Responding units shall be out the door in what time frame, 90 percent of the time?

A

80 seconds

279
Q

For emergency medical incidents, units will be out the door within what time frame, 90 pecent of the time?

A

60 seconds

280
Q

What shall be the total response time for 90 percent of all fire suppression incidents?

A

6 min 24 seconds

281
Q

How many cross-staffed brush trucks does FCFRD have?

A

11

282
Q

How many reserve units does FCFRD maintain?

A

43

283
Q

What would be an example of a, “doube response?”

A

ALS Emergency

284
Q

By department operation guidelines, all fire responses that have confirmed fire, the first engine shall do what?

A

initaite a RIT Level 1

285
Q

How are response recommendations calculated?

A

speed limits and the milage from a unit’s actual location to the incident scene

286
Q

What is the minimum daily staffing for FCFRD as reported in the Standards of Cover?

A

365

287
Q

If a unit’s GPS device is not functioning properly, how will the unit be recommended for dispatch?

A

based on the XY coordinate of the fire station from which the response area is identified through the AR command

288
Q

How many different event types are there within the 5 service categories?

A

93

289
Q

What response type is used for report of an incident that is significant in intensity, magnitude or scope and will require adequate resources to operate within an IDLH and support functions in addition to primary tactical objectives?

A

Full alarm response

290
Q

When is Condition I or II downgraded to Condition III?

A

when greater than 50% of FCFRD units are either committed to incidents or out of service

291
Q

How many ALS licensed units does FCFRD have?

A

42

292
Q

What would be considered a Maximum Risk Emergency Medical Incident?

A

Mass Casualty incident

293
Q

Regarding the Critical Tasking Section, what would be considered a Low-Risk Fire incident?

A

dumpster fire with no exposure threats

294
Q

What would be considered a maximum Risk Fire Incident?

A

High-rise structure fire

295
Q

What is NFPA 1710?

A

Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments

296
Q

What is the minimum daily staffing for HazMat Technicians?

A

22

297
Q

What is an example of a Moderate Risk Tech Rescue Response

A

vehicle into a structure with moderate damage to the structure

298
Q

Vehicle accidents or fires on controlled access roadways would initiate what kind of response?

A

Divided Highway Response

299
Q

What is dispatched for a RIT-Level 1?

A

one engine, one truck or heavy rescue, one medic unit

300
Q

Any additional alarms added to afull alarm will consist of how many engines?

A

Three

301
Q

The FCFRD understands that the single benchmark standard to all service areas and planning zones of the community is in line with what NFPA standard?

A

1710

302
Q

What does ‘AVL’ stand for?

A

Automatic Vehicle Location

303
Q

The minimum daily staffing is how many personnel?

A

356

304
Q

How many service catagories are there?

A

5

305
Q

If an additional alarm is called for a full alarm what will the dispatch compliment be?

A

3 engines, 1 truck, 1 medic, 1 BC, command aide, light and air unit

306
Q

Condition 1 is also considered what?

A

Normal operations

307
Q

Which condition is associated with heavy thunderstorms, ice/snow storms, or some other significant factor?

A

Condition II

308
Q

When greater than 50% of FCFRD units are either committed to incidents or out of service it is what Condition?

A

Condition III

309
Q

Who can authorize a Condition III?

A

Deputy Fire Chief or higher

310
Q

A MCI response would include how many medic units?

A

10

311
Q

A MCI response would include how many engine companies?

A

10

312
Q

A RIT level 1 will add how many personnel?

A

10

313
Q

For 90% of all EMS responses, the total response time for the arrival of the first due unit, staffed with aminimum 2 personnel is how long?

A

6 minutes and 30 seconds

314
Q

For 90% of all fire supression incidents, the total response time for the arrival of the first due unit, staffed with minimum 4 personnel is how long?

A

6 minutes and 24 seconds

315
Q

For 90% of all hazardous materials incidents, the total response time for the arrival of the first due unit, staffed with a minimum 4 personnel, is how long?

A

6 minutes and 24 seconds

316
Q

For 90% of all technical rescue incidents, the total response time for the arrival of the first due unit, staffed with a minimum of 4 personnel, is what?

A

6 minutes and 24 seconds

317
Q

For all incidents types not identified in NFPA 1221:7.4.2.2, the first alarm should be dispatched within how long?

A

64 seconds

318
Q

Turn out time objectives have been established for all responding units to be out the door withing how long from time of dispatch except for emergency medical incidents?

A

80 seconds

319
Q

For all emergency medical incidents, responding units will be out the door within how long of dispatch, 90% of the time?

A

60 seconds

320
Q

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has completed and adopted its 2017-2022 Community Focused Strategic Plan that has established how many strategic initiatives?

A

9

321
Q

What NFPA is considered when establishing benchmarks?

A

NFPA 1710

322
Q

Choose the most accurate, the FCFRD understands that its baseline performance:

A

Will reflect this higher standard in its rural service areas

323
Q

What is the Standard of cover for?

A

Evaluate available resources and match them to provide a consistent service

324
Q

Fairfax County uses what system to address call handling and dispatch to remote access?

A

I/CAD

325
Q

What is the gps monitoring device based on?

A

Speed limits and mileage from unit to incident scene

326
Q

Which criteria does FCFRD use to determine response levels?

A

Event type

327
Q

What type of incident will 2 engines,2 medics,1 heavy rescue,1 BC,1 safety officer be dispatched?

A

Divided highway response

328
Q

What is the complement to additional alarms to a full alarm?

A

3E, 1T, 1M,1BC,Command Aide and L&A unit

329
Q

Based on the CPSE in the FESSAM 9th edition, what do they define?

A

Resiliency

330
Q

All of the following are key components to greater resiliency except:

A

Perseverance

331
Q

Which system identifies holes in coverage to recommend optimal moves for apparatus?

A

Live MUM

332
Q

Choose the most appropriate about response conditions:

A

Initiated by UFO

333
Q

Initial response compliment to frequent events are reduced to conserve the availabilty of units is part of?

A

Condition 2

334
Q

Who authorizes condition 3?

A

Deputy fire chief or higher

335
Q

Two crews with a total of 6 personnel with minimum of 2 ALS providers is often sufficient to asses and treat a patient is considered what type of emergency?

A

Moderate risk

336
Q

What type of incident would in many situations need an MCI response?

A

Maximum risk emergency medical

337
Q

Based on the response metrics, what does First-In measures?

A

Time of first unit to arrive on the scene of an emergency incident

338
Q

What does ERF mean?

A

Effective response force

339
Q

The FCFRD measures baseline performance in terms of total response time, What does that include?

A

Call received at the public safety answering point until the first unit arrives

340
Q

This type of response is elapsed time from when a unit is dispatched until changes their status to responding?

A

Turnout time

341
Q

MCT stands for?

A

Mobile Communications Terminal

342
Q

What does AVL stand for?

A

Automatic Vehicle Location

343
Q

What is the minimum daily staffing of personnel?

A

356

344
Q

What is the “normal response” for a divided highway response?

A

2 engines, 2 medic units

345
Q

When would a heavy rescue unit be added to a divided highway response?

A

Entrapment suspected

346
Q

How many engines will be dispatched on a high rise fire?

A

5

347
Q

What must be added to all confirmed working fires in addition to the normal dispatch?

A

RIT-Level 1

348
Q

What units make up a RIT-Level 1?

A

1 engine, 1 truck or heavy rescue, 1 medic

349
Q

How many truck companies are initially dispatched on a reported structure fire?

A

2

350
Q

What makes up a full alarm response for a reported structure fire?

A

4 engines, 2 trucks, 1 heavy rescue, 2 BC units, 2 EMS supervisors, 1 ALS unit, 1 safety officer

351
Q

How many engines are dispatched on an additional alarm for a working structure fire?

A

3

352
Q

How many trucks are dispatched on an additional alarm for a working structure fire?

A

1

353
Q

What units are dispatched in an additional alarm to a working structure fire?

A

3 engines, 1 truck, 1 medic, 1 BC, command aide, and light and air

354
Q

What condition is considered normal operations?

A

Condition 1

355
Q

What condition level is initiated during an extended period of increased incident response?

A

Condition 2

356
Q

The decision to move to Condition 2 is at the discretion of who?

A

UFO

357
Q

What condition is considered when greater than 50% of FCFRD units are either committed to incidents or out of service?

A

Condition 3

358
Q

Who can authorize Condition 3?

A

Deputy Fire Chief or higher

359
Q

By department operating guidelines, who should request a RIT Level 1 on a confirmed fire?

A

First arriving engine

360
Q

Typically, heavy thunderstorms, ice/snow storms, or some other significant factor are associated with what condition level?

A

2