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1

What is the secondary responsibility of a firefighter

to extinguish fires limit the damage to aircraft , shipboard , airfield installed equipment and structures

2

What is the fire tetrahedron

Heat , fuel,oxygen and chemical chain reaction

3

What are the four classes of fires

Alpha, bravo, Charlie and delta

4

What is a class alpha fire

Wood , cloth, textiles , paper and fibrous materials

Produces an ash

Put out with h2o or afff

5

What is a class bravo fire

Flammable liquids such as gasoline , jet fuel , oil

Put out with afff, halon 1211, pkp, and co2

6

What is a class Charlie fire

Electrical fires

Put out with co2, pkp, h2o in fog patterns with a distance of 4 ft minimum if energized

If de energized treat as class a, b , or d fire

7

What is a class delta fire

Combustible metals

Put it out with h2o in a fog pattern within a safe distance

8

What does pkp stand for

Purple k powder

9

What does afff stand for

Aqueous film forming foam

10

What are the types of firefighting agents

AFFF, H2O, HALON 1211, CARBON DIOXIDE , POTASSIUM BICARBONATE (pkp)

11

What is the primary duty of the firefighter

Save life's