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1

Foam Unit Task Force Alarm consists of:

Foam Unit 1,2, TAU, E13, Safety Officer, BFC (E13 not available, E2 or E16)

2

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)

3

What are the assigned duties of an Engine and Truck on a Working fire dispatch?

Rapid Intervention Team

4

An officer may call for assistance on a Box Alarm in the form of:

Working Fire
Multiple Alarm
Special Alarm
Foam Unit TF
Hazmat TF
Cave In Unit TF

5

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

6

When OUC directs a unit to respond by telephone, they will use the phrase:

“This is OUC”

7

Channel “Zero One” is a ____ talk group and can be used for outbound traffic in EXTREME emergencies

Two-way

8

What member may make repairs to communication systems?

None. Only OUC Radio Shop

9

DEK button #2:

On Scene

10

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)

11

How many BFC’s will be assigned to an Incident before additional will require the IC’s request?

3

12

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

13

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)

14

Response speed with snow chains?

Not to exceed 30 mph

15

Who is responsible for enforcement of rules regarding driving?

Company Officers

16

Right of way at intersections:

Order dispatched, Engine, Truck, BFC, RS, EMS

17

Distance between vehicles on responses?

200 feet

18

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

19

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)

20

Air Unit 2 Carries:

SCBA cylinders, 20 oxygen cylinders, 12 KW generator, salvage covers, PPV fan, Kenco Pump

21

Who carries Kenco Submersible pumps?

Air Units, BFC’s

22

DEK button #3?

In Service / On Air

23

To status “In Service” how much 3” hose must and Engine Co have?

600 feet for layout

24

Notify who for Icy conditions created by the fire department, persons entrapped in elevators, large spills of flammable liquids etc?

OUC

25

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

26

Who can call for a helicopter for PT transport?

Any provider, but highest qualified member should make decision

27

Who should be excluded from consideration for MEDEVAC?

Contaminated, Violent/Uncontrollable