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Flashcards in Fire Fighting Advance Deck (22):
1

Dry distillation can cause which of the following?

Fire gases

2

If someone does not report to their mustering station during a fire what should be done?

Conduct a search.

3

In the event of a fire investigation what should the crew do?

Aid in the collection of evidence.

4

In the event of a fire involving dangerous goods onboard, where can you find information on the chemical reactions taking place?

On its data card.

5

One litre of water equals approximately how many litres of steam or mist?

1700

6

What is the first phase of onboard fire fighting tactics?

Alert

7

What is the first thing that should be done upon detecting a fire?

Notify the bridge.

8

What is the most common cause of engine room fires?

Oil leaks and hot surfaces.

9

What is the safest and most effective way to apply water in a fire fighting operation onboard a vessel?

Fog

10

What kind of fires should be reported?

All types of fires.

11

What should fire-fighters always be equipped with?

Communications equipment

12

When discovering an injured person what is the first thing you should check for?

Hazards

13

When writing a report, which one of the following questions should be asked when interviewing witnesses?

Were proper routines followed. Was equipment working properly. Was the area well maintained.

14

Which extinguishing agent must you absolutely not use in the event of a fire involving magnesium?

Water

15

Which of the following must smoke divers be equipped with?

UHF radio

16

Which of the following should be installed in areas with a high risk of fire?

A fixed extinguishing installation.

17

Which of the following should not be done when fighting a fire?

Opening the ventilation.

18

It is important that messages to smoke divers are made:

short and precise.

19

Which of the following will the local authorities take care of?

Requisitioning the necessary resources.

20

Who bares the overall responsibility for a fire fighting operation onboard a vessel until help arrives?

The Master

21

Who will usually carry out statutory surveys and certifications?

The ship's classification society.

22

Why is it important to report fires?

To prevent future fires.