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1

By definition, master stream devices flow in excess of gpm

325

2

What is a disadvantage of using the stinger in the deck-gun configuration?

It may require the engine apparatus to park in close proximity to the fire to ensure the proper reach and penetration, thus placing the engine in a potentially dangerous position

3

What is the purpose of the limiter pin?

On the portable monitor it prevents the nozzle from being accidentally rotated too low

4

The RAM is stored with a break-away combination nozzle rated at gpm at psi

500, 75

5

Master stream smoothbore tip sizes range in size from and are pumped at psi nozzle pressure.

1⅜" to 2"
80

6

When using the LDH ball valve instead of the manifold, the directional arrow will also point

Toward the ladder pipe

7

The pump rating on a patrol unit is GPM and carries gallons of water?

130
300

8

What is the difference in the couplings on a 1 ½” wildland hose and a 1” wildland hose?

1 1/2 has national standard thread (hose thread) and 1" has national pipe straight hose (NPSH) or pipe thread.

9

How much does 100’ of dry 1 1/2” wildland hose weigh?

14 lbs

10

The 1" wildland nozzles are a dual gallonage nozzle with two flow settings of gpm and gpm at psi nozzle pressure

10
25
100

11

What is a Temporary Refuge Area or TRA?

temporary shelter and short-term relief such as the leeward side of a structure, inside structure, or parking lot, or in the cab

12

What is the 1st set of strategic considerations that should be identified for a wildland fire?

direction and speed the fire is traveling

13

What are the three wildland attack methods?

Direct, Indirect, parallel

14

What are the 4 basic tactile choices for a mobile attack?

flanking, pincer, tandem, and envelopment