Flashcards in Article 17 - Alarms Deck (27):
Foam Unit Task Force Alarm consists of:
Foam Unit 1,2, TAU, E13, Safety Officer, BFC (E13 not available, E2 or E16)
Hazmat TF Alarm consists of:
Hazmat, E12, T4, BFC SpOps, Safety Officer, M2 orM12, EMS 1-6, RS (E12 not available, 1st BN E Co)
What are the assigned duties of an Engine and Truck on a Working fire dispatch?
Rapid Intervention Team
An officer may call for assistance on a Box Alarm in the form of:
Foam Unit TF
Cave In Unit TF
What 6 things must a watchman announce upon receipt of an Alarm?
Type of alarm, Location, Position Due, Correct Address, Assigned Tactical Channel, All pertinent Information Received
When OUC directs a unit to respond by telephone, they will use the phrase:
“This is OUC”
Channel “Zero One” is a ____ talk group and can be used for outbound traffic in EXTREME emergencies
What member may make repairs to communication systems?
None. Only OUC Radio Shop
DEK button #2:
On Alarms with no Address announced the first officer to arrive will:
Advise the address or location of fire
Advise if no fire is evident (other units continue towards location abiding by normal traffic regulations)
How many BFC’s will be assigned to an Incident before additional will require the IC’s request?
The difference between Needless/Accidental Alarms and False Alarms:
Smoke or steam scares which a mistake has been made with good intent, vs. knowingly False
How will department vehicles respond to alarms?
Will stop at all stop signs and red traffic lights, not at a speed greater than justified by physical condition of the vehicle, traffic and roadway conditions, will not exceed 35mph except where posted speed limit is higher (which will not be exceeded)
Response speed with snow chains?
Not to exceed 30 mph
Who is responsible for enforcement of rules regarding driving?
Right of way at intersections:
Order dispatched, Engine, Truck, BFC, RS, EMS
Distance between vehicles on responses?
If there is evidence of fire involving trash, debris, abandoned auto, separate building, the 1st Due E or T may respond to:
The front or rear as the situation may warrant and notify the IC so the 2nd Due will take the opposite position
Air Unit 1 Carries:
73 KW generator, light tower, 900 watt lights, 20 SCBA harnesses, cylinders, salvage covers, kenco pump
(no oxygen bottles or PPV fans)
Air Unit 2 Carries:
SCBA cylinders, 20 oxygen cylinders, 12 KW generator, salvage covers, PPV fan, Kenco Pump
Who carries Kenco Submersible pumps?
Air Units, BFC’s
DEK button #3?
In Service / On Air
To status “In Service” how much 3” hose must and Engine Co have?
600 feet for layout
Notify who for Icy conditions created by the fire department, persons entrapped in elevators, large spills of flammable liquids etc?
Removal of Fallen Trees (to the side of the street) by the Fire Department are limited to:
Persons entrapped, life or property is endangered, major traffic lane obstructed
Who can call for a helicopter for PT transport?
Any provider, but highest qualified member should make decision