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1

What is List?

Port/Starboard (how the ship sits on the water)

2

What is Trim?

Fwd/Aft (how the ship sits on the water)

3

What is the NFTI?

Naval Firefighter Thermal Imager

4

How long will the NFTI last on rechargeable batteries?

4.85 hours

5

How long will the NFTI last on AA batteries?

3.05 hours

6

What are the two modes of operation for the NFTI?

Thermal Imaging and Video Overlay

7

What mode is used for Firefighting on the NFTI?

Thermal Imaging

8

What is the EEBD?

Emergency Escape Breathing Device

9

How long will the EEBD last?

10 minutes

10

What is the EEBD used for?

Escape from fire or toxic gases

11

What is the shelf life of the EEBD?

15 years

12

What is the Max time to DON the EEBD?

10 seconds

13

What is the purpose of the firemain?

To provide water for firefighting and flushing

14

What type of firemain does the BLR have?

8 inch single main

15

Where are the 4 firemains located?

FWD A/C
Fire Room
Engine Room
Aft A/C

16

What is the Gallon Per Minute (GPM) rating?

1000

17

For 1 and 1/2 inch firehose, what is the min. manning?

3 people

18

What is the GPM of the nozzle inside the ship?

95 gpm

19

What is the GPM of the nozzle outside of the ship?

125 gpm

20

What is the min manning for the 2 and 1/2 inch nozzle?

5 people

21

What is the GPM of the 2 and 1/2 inch nozzle?

250 gpm

22

How do you test for agent with the 2 and 1/2 inch nozzle?

cycle wide to solid stream

23

What are the two ways to test for agent?

inside: water on/off
outside: cycle through all patterns

24

What are the positions of the vari-nozzle?

narrow, wide and solid stream

25

What nozzle position do you use for firefighting?

narrow v

26

what is the length of one hose?

50 ft

27

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

28

What smoke will you see for wood/cloth and what f/f extinguisher wood you use?

white smoke, solid stream of water

29

What smoke will you see for liquids, flammable and combustable and what f/f extinguisher would you use?

black smoke, AFFF

30

What smoke would you see for electrical fires and what f/f extinguisher would you use?

blue or white smoke, CO2

31

What smoke would you see for metals and what f/f extinguishers would you use?

grey smoke, jettison method

32

What are the immediate actions when you discover the fire?

Call it away! DCC or OOD, try and combat small fires yourself

33

How many sides to a boundary?

6

34

What does a topside boundary man do during a fire?

Fakes out hose to spray water on floor keeping boundary cool

35

When will you go on air as a boundary man/your job?

primary boundary man

36

What happens during overhaul?

examination and cleanup

37

What tools are needed for overhaul?

rake, shovel, haligan and NFTI

38

What is a rollover fire?

When the fire is coming over the top and moving toward you

39

How do you combat a rollover fire?

Get low and switch to wide v

40

How do you overhaul a wood fire?

solid stream of water

41

How do you overhaul a liquid fire?

AFFF

42

How do you overhaul an electrical fire?

CO2

43

How do you overhaul a metallic fire?

jettison