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1

3 primary causes of hose damage

Mechanical, thermal, chemical

2

What NFPA number is the standard for Automotive fire Apparatus?

NFPA 1901

3

Sacramento Fire engines have a permanently mounted centrifugal fire pump with a rated discharge capacity of

1500 gpm

4

What is a QAM and where will you find it?

Quick attack monitor, left rear compartment on the velocity

5

How many 2 1/2 inch discharges are there, and where are they located? (Dash and Velocity)

6 x 2 1/2
velocity has only one on officer side

6

The hose used by SFD meets the requirements set forth by the standard on fire hose

NFPA 1961

7

How much 2 1/2 hose is on a type 1? Type 3?

1100'
200'

8

How many gallons of water are in one length of 5 inch hose?

101.9

9

How often do we perform scheduled hose change?

Quarterly

10

What is the leading cause of the breakdown of fibers in the hose jacket?

Not cleaning the dirt and grit off the hose before reloading

11

What temperature will the polyester lining of the hose begin to melt at?

500 degrees F

12

The two primary types of hose couplings used by the Sacramento Fire are threaded and Storz. A third type, Cam-lock is found on what piece of equipment?

Haz-mat decon unit

13

Except for 5 inch hose, where is the 4 digit ID number located?

3 Feet from the female coupling

14

As far as hose numbering, what series is the 1 3/4 hose?

7000

15

How long is the hose pressure tested for the Annual service test?

5 minutes

16

How much does an uncharged sac pac weigh

24 pounds

17

What is the effective reach of the integrated 7/8 inch smooth bore slug?

110 feet.

18

What are the 4 different tip sizes on the deck gun?

1 3/8, 1 1/2, 1 3/4, 2

19

An is defined as any device which water passes through.

Appliance

20

The pressure relief valve on the engine is set to psi on the intake located on the Engineer’s panel and psi on the Officer’s side panel.

75 and 150 psi

21

What is the rating of the dry chemical extinguisher?

2A: 10B: C

22

Name 3 types of spanners

Bar way, universal, storz

23

What is the difference between a fitting and an adapter?

Adapters connect one type of thread to another.
fittings are devices used to attach fire hose to other fire hose, appliances or fire pump.