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Type I Construction

Fire Resistive

2

Type II Construction

Non-Combustable

3

Type III Construction

Ordinary type

4

Type IV Construction

Heavy Timber

5

Type V construction

Wood Frame/Lite weight

6

What is fire load?

The combination of building construction materials, contents and any materials that can produce heat or flame within a given space.

7

What dose RECEO-VS stand for

RESCUE
EXPOSURES
CONFINEMENT
EXTINGUISHMENT
OVERHAUL
VENTILATION
SALVAGE

8

What dose the fire tetrahedron consist of?

Oxygen, Heat, fuel, Chemical Reaction

9

What is a Direct Attack?

Fire flow from hose line applied to directly to burning materials.

10

What is indirect attack?

Fire flow is directed through a door or window in a narrow to wide fog to produce steam. Non Tentable conditions.

11

Combination attack

Compleat coverage of the compartment using "T,Z or O" Pattern to produce steam while hitting burning materials. Normally non Tentable.

12

What is penciling?

Cooling the super heated gasses to prevent a flashover condition. Short bursts of fire flow from hose line into gasses.

13

At what temperature dose water turn to steam?

212° F

14

What is the expansion ratio of water to steam and at what temp?

1700:1 times at 212°F

15

Max Flow of the Mercury Monitor?

500Gpm

16

What is the rotation range of the Mercury Monitor?

20 Degrees left or right

17

Appliance loss for Mercury Monitor?

10PSI

18

True of False...you may use multiple supply lines including 4 inch for the Mercury Monitor?

False! Only one 2.5" or 3" line at no more that 150PSI

19

Elevation up or down when using the mercury monitor?

30-60 degrees if Unstaffed, below 30 if staffed

20

What kind of lube do you use and where do you apply it on the Mercury Monitor?

NONE!!

21

Start up Pressures for the Mercury Monitor?

Smooth Bore NP-80PSI
FOG NP- 100PSI