Flashcards in Fire Fighting Fundamentals Deck (16):
What is fire composition/ triangle?
What is the primary duty of a fire fighter?
What is the secondary responsibility of a fire fighter?
Extinguish fires, limit aircraft damage, ship board, airfield equipment, and or structures
How many classes if fire are there?
What is a class A fire?
Combustible materials ie paper, wood, fibrous materials
Class B fire?
Class C fire?
Class D fire?
Combustible metals like magnesium and titanium
What is used to fight class A fire?
Aqueous filim forming foam afff
What is used to extinguish class B fire?
Aqueous film forming foam, halon 1211, purple k powder, carbine dioxide
What is used for an energized class c fire?
Co2, halon, pkp, h2o in fog pattern min distance of 4 ft
What is used to fight a class D fire?
Large quantities of h2o at a safe distance
What percent afff is approved for naval use?
6% for shipboard use
Halon 1211 is primarily used for what kind of fire?
Class C fire
Carbon dioxide is primarily for what class of fires?
Class B and C