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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

A firefighter entering a structure should carry these 3 things:

A
  1. Hand light, even in the daytime
  2. Tool
  3. Portable Radio
2
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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

Why is it vital that the assigned fireground talkgroup is selected on the radio?

A

It determines the emergency ID talkgroup which is monitored by the RIC team

3
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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

The minimum entry team is ____ persons, equipped with a _______ _______:

A
  • 2
  • Portable radio
4
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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

What info (4) should be relayed by radio in the event you are lost or trapped?

A
  1. Who they are
  2. How many are trapped or lost
  3. Last known location
  4. Best estimate as to their current location
5
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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

If the “Firefighter down” notification was unsuccessful, the firefighter should attempt to activate:

A

The portable radio emergency ID button

6
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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

How long does the “Hot microphone” last upon emergency ID activation?

A

8-10 seconds

7
Q

[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

Who all monitors the emergency talkgroup (2)?

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  1. Dispatch
  2. RIC
8
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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

If after _____ seconds, fire dispatch has not received a transmission from the radio activating the emergency ID, fire dispatch will attempt to contact the radio with _____ _____ on both the emergency talkgroup and the fireground channel:

A
  • 10 seconds
  • Signal 4
9
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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

Signal 4 is the message for:

A

Is there an emergency

10
Q

[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

If radio communication is lost, or a radio is not available, the firefighter should:

A

Manually activate the PASS alarm

11
Q

[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

If radio comms are intact, the PASS should be cleared and radio comm reestablished every _____ seconds:

A

30 seconds

12
Q

[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

What should a firefighter do when SCBA has been depleted?

A

Use protective hood as a limited filter

13
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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

The best (3) locations for a firefighter to position themselves in the event of physical colapse is:

A
  1. Exterior wall
  2. Door
  3. Hallway
14
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[B104.1 Lost Firefighter Survival Strategies]

When a fire fighter thinks they might be lost, they should report a “Firefighter Down” on what channel, by utilizing this emergency communication term:

A

Assigned fireground channel using Mayday term

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