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[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

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

1. Who is it

2. What is the problem

3. Location

[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

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

Emergency traffic

[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

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


[B402.1 Emergency Terminology]

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

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

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

Emergency traffic

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

1. Command

2. Safety Officer

3. Operations Section Chief

4. Division/Group Supervisor

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

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

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

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

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Who may request a PAR after certain tactical benchmarks occur?

Command or Division/Group Supervisors

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What (5) benchmarks require initiation of a PAR?

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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