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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

What are the (3) most important questions the firefighter in distress needs to answer?

A
  1. Who is it
  2. What is the problem
  3. Location
2
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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

What radio transmission is used for emergency communication requiring immediate attention of all responders on scene?

A

Emergency traffic

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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

What radio transmission is used to alert responders on an emergency that a firefighter is in distress?

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MAYDAY

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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

What will happen if Command does not acknowledge an Emergency Traffic message?

A

Dispatch will repeat the message on the tactical channels assigned to the incident

5
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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

Any member on the fireground who feels they need to communicate time-sensitive info to other personnel on scene should use what radio term?

A

Emergency traffic

6
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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

Tactical orders in response to an Emergency Traffic report may only be issued by who?

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  1. Command
  2. Safety Officer
  3. Operations Section Chief
  4. Division/Group Supervisor
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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

If an Emergency Traffic report requires personnel to leave the structure, Command should direct Fire Dispatch to:

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Sound an alert tone followed by an order to leave the structure over the assigned tactical channel

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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

Following an order to leave the structure of area, the IC should immediately:

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Initiate a PAR starting with the Division or Groups that were inside the IDLH atmosphere

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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

Who may request a PAR after certain tactical benchmarks occur?

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Command or Division/Group Supervisors

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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

What (5) benchmarks require initiation of a PAR?

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  1. MAYDAY reported
  2. Going from offensive to defensive
  3. Hazardous event (Collapse, flashover, etc.)
  4. Any time Command deems necessary
  5. During radio system failure

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