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Large product spills, the gallons exceed?

55

1

Vapor Density of less than 1.0 is?

Lighter than air

2

In the initial stages if a Flammable Liquid Emergency, who is assigned to water Supply Officer?

Third due engine officer

3

Initial on-scene report for Flammable Liquids Emergencies include initial assignments and...

Confirm staging area

4

Density of a liquid to water is?

Specific Gravity

5

Flash point if Flammable Liquids is...

Below 100 degrees

6

While responding to a tanker truck incident, units should prepare to approach for what direction?

Uphill/upwind

7

General service rail cars will carry approximately ______ gallons of product.

30,000

8

What material is the leading single hazardous material transported by rail?

E-95

9

It is imperative that in an incident involving an ethanol carrier and fire that the declaration and use of _____________ is a must for maximum safety.

Non-Intervention Mode

10

What are the two primary factors of transformer fires?

Load and age

11

In the event that PCB's are burning the OIC must refer to what for evacuation distances?

Emergency Response Guide

12

_______ is recommended for the use of extinguishing ethanol fires.

Alcohol-Resistant Foam

13

Ethanol has a vapor density of _______.

1.59

14

There are three operating modes typically used at an incident involving a flammable liquid:

Offensive mode, defensive mode, non-intervention mode

15

Which mode of attack used available resources to achieve less aggressive objective, such as limiting the overall size or spread of the problem?

Defensive mode

16

Which mode of attack is a commitment of resources to aggressive leak, spill and fire control objectives; used where additional risk is justified because rescue operations can be quickly achieved, the spill or leak can be quickly contained or the fire can be quickly extinguished?

Offensive mode

17

Which mode of attack means taking no immediate action other than isolating the area until the risk of intervention is reduced to an acceptable level so the operation may transition to offensive or defensive strategies?

Non-intervention mode

18

The first arriving engine should perform _____ of the suspected hazard area for leak/spill/fire.

Reconnaissance

19

As the first arriving unit (initial IC), you are delivering the on-scene report. You must confirm ______ and make initial assignment to. Units on scene.

Staging

20

Two primary factors for transformer fires are ______ and ________?

Load, age

21

The two main types of product that may be dealt with are _____ and ______?

Hydrocarbons, polar solvents

22

What are the assigned resources for an Foam Task Force?

2 AR foam units, 1 pump and roll unit, 2 engines, 1 BC and 1 Hazmat asset

23

From a distance ______ use binoculars to look for placards or other warnings and the products name or number on the tractor or trailer.

500 feet

24

What are the three benchmarks that define the nature and current scope of a flammable or combustible liquid incident?

Life safety, Incident stabilization/protecting the environment and Property conservation

25

What is the most effective appliance for generating low-expansion foam?

Air Aspirating Foam Nozzle

26

Over-the-road-tractor-dawn tankers have a capacity that varies from ________ to ______ gallons.

1,500 to 10,000

27

A barrel of petroleum product contains how many gallons?

42

28

A combustible liquid is an liquid having a flash point above ______ degrees and below ______ degrees.

100, 200

29

What are the three operating modes at a flammable liquids emergency?

Offensive, Defensive and Non-Intervention

30

A large spill is considered any spill exceeding _______ gallons.

55

31

Upon the arrival of the initial unit officer to a Class B fuel spill what procedures must begin?

Command

32

When delivering the on-scene report for a flammable liquid emergency, the first engine company officer must confirm _______ and make initial assignments to units arriving on the scene.

Staging location

33

The first engine company should perform ______ of the suspected hazard area for leak/spill/fire.

Recon

34

The rule of thumb when developing a water supply plan is that the supply should be able to flow at least _____ gpm of finished product per unit flowing product.

1000

35

Pure ethanol has a flash point of _____ degrees.

55