Flashcards in Chapter #11 Forcible Entry Deck (92)
Techniques used by fire personnel to gain entry into buildings, vehicles, aircraft, or other areas of confinement when normal means of entry are locked or blocked.
What two steps should be taken prior to forcing entry?
Try before you pry, Look for a lockbox.
All types of door latches, locks, and locking devices.
Name the three traditional lock types.
Mortise, Cylindrical, Rim
Common as a commercial exterior door.
Most common type of lockset found in residents. Some of the easiest to pry open. Two types; key in knob and tubular dead bolt.
Mounted on the inside of the door surface. Used as a supplemental lock for doors that may or may not have another lock type.
Name three types of Rim Lock
Night Latch (door locks when it closes), Dead Bolt, Vertical dead bolt (impossible to open by spreading the door from the jamb).
Name three types of high security locks.
Multiple bolt locks (extends at least 2 dead bolts 1" long into jam), Electronic Keyless Locks (most operated by battery power, used in areas with continuous security and controlled access), Electromagnetic (Shutting off the power will release the door).
Name 5 locking devices.
Padlock, Drop Bar, Door Chain, Door Limiter, Surface Bolt, Internal Mounted Bolt.
Name two types of pad locks and their characteristics.
Standard ( shackles are 1/4' or less, not case hardened steel) Heavy Duty (case hardened steel shackles longer then 1/4", Many have "toe and heel" locking).
Classic supplemental locking devices for residential doors.
Similar to a supplemental security lock found in a hotel room.
Flush bolts are installed in the edge of one side of a set of double doors. Permits one side to remain locked while the other door is used for entry or exit.
Internal Mounted Bolt
Name the four categories of forcible entry tools.
Cutting, Prying, Striking, Pushing/Pulling
Most common type of cutting tool for fire fighters.
Comes in a 6 or 8 lbs head. Used for cutting, prying, or digging.
Pick head Axe
Because of its versatility it can be used in both structural and ground cover fires.
Flat head Axe
Used to cut bolts, iron bars, pins, cables, hasp, chains, and some padlock shackles. Should not be used to cut case hardened steel.
May be needed to cut security bars, grilles, or gates that can not be easily cut using bolt cutters, rebar cutters, or rotary saws.
Manually or powered hydraulic cutting tool. Used to cut rebar in concrete walls or security bars.
Name four types of power saws used in the fire service.
Circular , Rotary, Reciprocating, Chain
Name three power sources for power saws.
Battery, Gasoline, Electric
T or F Never use a power saw in a flammable atmosphere. Its motor or sparks from cutting can ignite the atmosphere.
Can cut wood, masonry, or metal. Depends on what blade is on it. Spins up to 6000rpm
When equipped with the proper blade, this saw is ideal for cutting sheet metal body panels, structural components on cars, as well as metal doors and wall panels in structures.
Commonly used saw in forcible entry, ventilation, rescue, and overhaul. Powered by gasoline, electricity, compressed air, or hydraulic power. Should be equipped with kick back protection , chain brake, carbide tipped chain, and a depth gauge.
Device consisting of a bar turning about a fixed point (fulcrum), using power of force applied at a second point to lift or sustain an object at a third point.
Support or point on which a lever turns in raising or moving something.