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As soon as the officer arrives on the scene the officer shall advise the communication center of what?

The proper location

1

Where should the first arriving engine position on the incident on the roadway?

Position prior to the incident

2

What is the fend off position?

When the engine is placed at an angle to the lanes, with the pump panel towards the work area to protect the pump operator and the front wheels rotated away from the incident

3

Blocking apparatus shall be placed how many feet behind the first operating unit?

50'

4

Who has priority position on the EMS incident?

The EMS unit

5

If a EMS unit is going to operate on scene without a suppression unit how shall they position?

Off the roadway in a driveway or place cones to facilitate the flow of traffic around the emergency vehicle and operating responders

6

How long should the buffer space Be?

80'

7

How long should the taper length be?

At least 40'

8

From light to dark vision recovery takes how many seconds

6

9

From dark to light vision recovery takes how many seconds

3

10

What is the best combination of lights to provide maximum night visibility?

Red warning lights on
Headlights off
Fog lights off
Pump panel lights on
Spotlights on the rear and front on and directed onto a traffic cone
Traffic direction of boards operating