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What is fire composition/ triangle?

Oxygen
Heat
Fuel

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What is the primary duty of a fire fighter?

Saving lives

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What is the secondary responsibility of a fire fighter?

Extinguish fires, limit aircraft damage, ship board, airfield equipment, and or structures

3

How many classes if fire are there?

Four

4

What is a class A fire?

Combustible materials ie paper, wood, fibrous materials

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Class B fire?

Flammable liquids

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Class C fire?

Electrical fire

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Class D fire?

Combustible metals like magnesium and titanium

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What is used to fight class A fire?

Water
Aqueous filim forming foam afff

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What is used to extinguish class B fire?

Aqueous film forming foam, halon 1211, purple k powder, carbine dioxide

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What is used for an energized class c fire?

Co2, halon, pkp, h2o in fog pattern min distance of 4 ft

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What is used to fight a class D fire?

Large quantities of h2o at a safe distance

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What percent afff is approved for naval use?

3% 6%
6% for shipboard use

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Halon 1211 is primarily used for what kind of fire?

Class C fire

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Carbon dioxide is primarily for what class of fires?

Class B and C

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Pkp potassium bicarbonate is primarily used for?

Class B fires