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What is preferred Foam to use if entry into a pool of fuel ?

Fluoropolydol. Applied continuously when members enter foam blanket.

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What is superior fire extinguishing concentrate for both hydrocarbons as well as polar solvents?

Fluoropolydol

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What are synthetic foams ?

Afff & Hi-Ex

3

There is a Yellow band on foam ?

Hi-ex is yellow. AFFF - black. Fluoroprotein - brown. Alcohol is green.

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Dump 3 (5) gallon cans of concentrate into 500 gallon booster, 4 into 750 gallon tank. This produces 3% solution. When should this be done ?

When eductor cannot be placed into operation. **pumper being used not hooked up to hydrant.

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Stretch a foam handline & put into operation if ? - 4 times.

2. Product on fire 2. Flam liquid 3. People going to work in it 4. Product causes exposure problem

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Foam carrier: a 310 gpm foam nozzle & 95 gpm foam nozzle could supply 405 gallons of solution, educting at 3% solution there will be enough concentrate to last __ minutes?

80 minutes

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Preferred foam tender or carrier?

Tender has 3 tanks of 1,000 gallons each. Carrier 1,000 gallons