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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

Have at least 2 firefighters on any hand line that is ____ inches or larger:

A

1 3/4 inches

2
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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

When using a hand line from a portable ladder, the ladder must be:

A

Heeled

3
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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

Which fire streams are considered conductive to electricity?

A

Solid and straight streams

4
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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

Stand at least how many feet away when charging the RAM or portable deluge?

A

50 feet

5
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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

Be aware that LDH will elongate ___ to ___ feet when charged and tends to “_____”:

A
  • 3 to 7 feet
  • tends to snake
6
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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

When can a vehicle drive over a hose?

A

When hose ramps are used and the vehicle has a high clearance

7
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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

When testing hose, use a _________ gate valve to avoid a whipping hose line should a coupling blow:

A

Drilled

8
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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

If a drilled gate valve is not available, once the desired pressure is attained, this should be done:

A

The discharge valve should be adjusted to a near closed position

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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

Where should pump operators be during hose tests?

A

At the pump panel

10
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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

What tool can be used to more effectively move 2 1/2” hose?

A

The bowring tool

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[B108.1 Waterflow/Pressure Safety Precautions]

What are the only 2 methods allowed for controlling a loose hose line?

A
  1. Shutting down the valve
  2. Using a hose clamp

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