Flashcards in Flammable Liquids Deck (36)
Large product spills, the gallons exceed?
Vapor Density of less than 1.0 is?
Lighter than air
In the initial stages if a Flammable Liquid Emergency, who is assigned to water Supply Officer?
Third due engine officer
Initial on-scene report for Flammable Liquids Emergencies include initial assignments and...
Confirm staging area
Density of a liquid to water is?
Flash point if Flammable Liquids is...
Below 100 degrees
While responding to a tanker truck incident, units should prepare to approach for what direction?
General service rail cars will carry approximately ______ gallons of product.
What material is the leading single hazardous material transported by rail?
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.
What are the two primary factors of transformer fires?
Load and age
In the event that PCB's are burning the OIC must refer to what for evacuation distances?
Emergency Response Guide
_______ is recommended for the use of extinguishing ethanol fires.
Ethanol has a vapor density of _______.
There are three operating modes typically used at an incident involving a flammable liquid:
Offensive mode, defensive mode, non-intervention mode
Which mode of attack used available resources to achieve less aggressive objective, such as limiting the overall size or spread of the problem?
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?
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?
The first arriving engine should perform _____ of the suspected hazard area for leak/spill/fire.
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.
Two primary factors for transformer fires are ______ and ________?
The two main types of product that may be dealt with are _____ and ______?
Hydrocarbons, polar solvents
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
From a distance ______ use binoculars to look for placards or other warnings and the products name or number on the tractor or trailer.
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
What is the most effective appliance for generating low-expansion foam?
Air Aspirating Foam Nozzle
Over-the-road-tractor-dawn tankers have a capacity that varies from ________ to ______ gallons.
1,500 to 10,000
A barrel of petroleum product contains how many gallons?
A combustible liquid is an liquid having a flash point above ______ degrees and below ______ degrees.