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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

Fire attack should be closely coordinated with:

Ventilation

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

This IMS assignment will normally be assumed by the captain or company officer performing Outside truck work

Outside Division

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

While using the backup line to protect firefighters egress, High priority should be given to protecting:

Interior stairways, especially when search crews are above the fire floor without a hose line

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

All firefighting operations and emergency scene operations shall be conducted under the direction of an _____________ _______________?

Incident Commander

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

When would a blitz attack not be appropriate (3)?

1. An interior attack on an incipient fire can be made safely

2. The rescue of a victim would be negatively impacted

3. The location of the fire is unknown

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

A utility apparatus that carries specialized rescue tools and equipment and is staffed with 4 members who maintain advanced levels of training and expertise in technical rescue disciplines:

Rescue Unit

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

A subset of a single company comprised of 2 or more individuals who have been assigned a common task, are in communication with each other, coordinate their activities as a work group and support the safety of one another:

Team

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

Fire flow is the:

Expected maximum amount of water (stated in gpm) needed to supply the various nozzles required to control and extinguish any given fire problem

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

Any structure with evidence of fire upon arrival of AFD shall consider this in regard to water supply:

A minimum of 2 separate water scources

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

We risk nothing...

To save nothing

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

When assigning divisions, the sides of the building a divided in a __________ direction starting with the ________ side of the building:

-Clockwise

-Address

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

When dividing an incident scene by means other than starting at the address side, _________ ___________ should never be used to avoid confusion.

Compass directions

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

Groups are responsible for:

Specific tactical functions

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

It is good practice to place the aerial so as to access:

more than one side

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

The rapid mental evaluation of factors that affect an incident. Continuous process.

Size-up

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

A possible disadvantage to an indirect fog attack is:

The close proximity to the fire and the subsequent generation of large volumes of steam

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

These (3) benchmarks should be reported by command to dispatch to indicate progress of the Incident stabilization Incident priority:

1. Fire knocked down

2. Fire under control

3. Fire extinguished

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

Points of reference from which measurement toward the achievement of the incident priorities can be made:

Benchmarks

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

All Fire ground operations will be conducted under an?

Incident Management System (ICS)

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

When requesting a multiple alarm, command should announce:

The incident base and/or staging area location, and ensure companies responding are provided their response location on the alternate radio channel

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

NIMS recognizes these 3 designations to denote fire ground work groups:

1. Branch

2. Division

3. Group

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

This IMS assignment will normally be assumed by the captain or company officer performing inside truck work:

Inside Division

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

A quint should position so that ___ tactical functions can be accomplished?

2

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

When utilizing the combination attack, you can apply the fire stream to the burning material as well as the upper atmosphere by moving the fire stream in these patterns:

Z, T, or clockwise O

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

What color is the command post beacon?

Green

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

Basements should be designated as __________, and numbered ___________ for additional levels below grade beginning with _____________ __:

-Subdivisions

-Downward

-Subdivision 1

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

A hot lap should be performed using a ______? 

TIC

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

Heavy black smoke, smoke tunneling, and a rapid in rush of air may indicate a __________ __________ fire?

ventilation controlled

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[A101.4 Fireground Operations]

Fire load consists of:

The combustible structural elements and the combustible contents subject to a single fire loss

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A technique that compares the relative risk associated with a particular strategy or tactic with the expected gain or benefit of employing such a strategy or tactic:

Risk/benefit analysis

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