Flashcards in DC Deck (43):
What is List?
Port/Starboard (how the ship sits on the water)
What is Trim?
Fwd/Aft (how the ship sits on the water)
What is the NFTI?
Naval Firefighter Thermal Imager
How long will the NFTI last on rechargeable batteries?
How long will the NFTI last on AA batteries?
What are the two modes of operation for the NFTI?
Thermal Imaging and Video Overlay
What mode is used for Firefighting on the NFTI?
What is the EEBD?
Emergency Escape Breathing Device
How long will the EEBD last?
What is the EEBD used for?
Escape from fire or toxic gases
What is the shelf life of the EEBD?
What is the Max time to DON the EEBD?
What is the purpose of the firemain?
To provide water for firefighting and flushing
What type of firemain does the BLR have?
8 inch single main
Where are the 4 firemains located?
What is the Gallon Per Minute (GPM) rating?
For 1 and 1/2 inch firehose, what is the min. manning?
What is the GPM of the nozzle inside the ship?
What is the GPM of the nozzle outside of the ship?
What is the min manning for the 2 and 1/2 inch nozzle?
What is the GPM of the 2 and 1/2 inch nozzle?
How do you test for agent with the 2 and 1/2 inch nozzle?
cycle wide to solid stream
What are the two ways to test for agent?
inside: water on/off
outside: cycle through all patterns
What are the positions of the vari-nozzle?
narrow, wide and solid stream
What nozzle position do you use for firefighting?
what is the length of one hose?
What are the 4 classes of fire?
1. Wood, cloth and paper
2. Flammable and combustable liquids
3. Electrical, electronic and cable way
4. Metals such as magnesium, sodium, titanium, zinc and potassium
What smoke will you see for wood/cloth and what f/f extinguisher wood you use?
white smoke, solid stream of water
What smoke will you see for liquids, flammable and combustable and what f/f extinguisher would you use?
black smoke, AFFF
What smoke would you see for electrical fires and what f/f extinguisher would you use?
blue or white smoke, CO2
What smoke would you see for metals and what f/f extinguishers would you use?
grey smoke, jettison method
What are the immediate actions when you discover the fire?
Call it away! DCC or OOD, try and combat small fires yourself
How many sides to a boundary?
What does a topside boundary man do during a fire?
Fakes out hose to spray water on floor keeping boundary cool
When will you go on air as a boundary man/your job?
primary boundary man
What happens during overhaul?
examination and cleanup
What tools are needed for overhaul?
rake, shovel, haligan and NFTI
What is a rollover fire?
When the fire is coming over the top and moving toward you
How do you combat a rollover fire?
Get low and switch to wide v
How do you overhaul a wood fire?
solid stream of water
How do you overhaul a liquid fire?
How do you overhaul an electrical fire?