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This includes the water in the apparatus mounted water tank. This supply has a limited amount of water and must be supplemented by another source before it runs out

Internal water source


This includes water from a hydrant or another pump

Pressurize source


The most common pressurized source is the



This includes water sources such as a lake, stream, pool, or water tank.

Static source


The driver operator must be capable of transferring water from an internal water tank supply to an external source, a practice referred to as a

Changeover operation


When approaching the scene, you as a driver operator should position the fire apparatus according to your fire department policies and procedures and turn the front wheels toward the curb on a

45 degree angle


Newer fire apparatus have features that automatically change emergency lighting to ______ this is a feature that you would use when operating at the scene of the emergency

On scene mode


When you are content with placement of the fire apparatus, the first procedure that you must perform is placing the transmission into ____, based on the fire apparatus

Neutral or park


Once the pump is engaged, your first task upon existing the of the fire apparatus is to _____ the wheels of the fire apparatus



Once the fire pump is engaged, the driver/operator is ready to supply the attack lines for firefighting operations using the _____ as a water supply

Internal water tank


Usually the _____ is used only to fight small fires, such as vehicle fires, dumpster fires, small brush fires, and other nuisance fires and also to start the initial fire attack until a large water source can be obtained

Internal water tank


Are standard methods of working with fire hose to accomplish different objectives in a variety of situations

Fire hose evolutions


Involve laying hoselines and making connections between a water supply source and an attack pumper

Supply line operations


Involve advancing hose lines from an attack pumper to apply water onto the fire

Attack line operations


The objective of laying a _____ is to deliver water from a hydrant or an alternative water source to an attack pumper

Supply line


A _____ starts at the hydrant and proceeds toward the fire in this case the hose is laid in the same direction as the water flows from the hydrant to the fire

Forward lay


Involves laying the hose from the fire to the hydrant with this evolution the hose is laid in the opposite direction to the water flow

Reverse lay


The ____ is most often used by the first arriving engine company at the scene of the fire

Forward hose lay


The _____ allows the engine company to establish a water supply without the assistance from an additional company

Forward hose lay


Some departments use a ______ to connect the supply line to the hydrant, thereby ensuring that the supply line can be charged with water immediately, yet still allowing for a supply engine to connect to the line later.

Four way hydrant valve


This operation can be accomplished without uncoupling any lines or interrupting the flow.

Four way hydrant


In the ____ the hose is laid from the fire to the hydrant, in the direction opposite to the flow of water

Reverse hose lay


The _____ may be a standard tactic in areas where sufficient hydrants are available and additional companies that can assist in establishing a water supply will arrive quickly

Reverse hose lay


Is performed by two engine companies in situations where hose must be laid in two different directions to establish a water supply

Split hose lay


This evolution could be used when the attack pumper must approach a fire either along a dead end street with no hydrant or down a long drive way

Split hose lay


As a driver operator securing a _____ upon your crews arrival on the scene is one of your primary responsibilities

Water source


In this kind of ____, you position the engine close to the fire scene and deploy the supply hose from the bed of the fire apparatus to the hydrant either yourself or with very little assistance from other fire fighters

Hand lay


If you use LDH in your fire department, it is common practice to carry short lengths of LDH for the purpose of making a connection between the fire apparatus intake and the hydrant. These lengths of hose generally range from 15 to 25 ft and have names such as _________

Soft suction hose or pony lines


If you carry LDH, it is most often available in _____ lengths



If you anticipate that additional water may be needed, place an appliance such as a _____ on the dry barrel hydrant prior to opening the hydrant

Gated ball valve