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1
Q

No other action on the foreground saves more lives and property than what?

A

proper sized/placed attack line

2
Q

Appropriate GPM is not dependent on _____ or _____.

A

water supply

staffing

3
Q

We must strive to complete a primary search within the first ____ minutes on scene.

A

10

4
Q

A building is not clear until when?

A

We say it’s clear.

5
Q

Must the entire building be searchable for search to be assigned?

A

NO

6
Q

What tasks can be assigned to RIT before backfilling RIT with additional units?

A

critical fireground tasks

7
Q

Where should fire attack be initiated from in a large structure?

A

Entry point closest to the fire.

8
Q

How far out from the scene (time) should units announce?

A

one minute

9
Q

What NFPA # covers requirements for single family residential structure fires?

A

NFPA 1710

10
Q

How many personnel must be on the initial alarm assignment for a SFR fire? With an aerial?

A

14

15

11
Q

Minimum water supply of _____gpm for _____ minutes must be maintained by _____ personnel.

A

400gpm
30 minutes
1 personnel

12
Q

2 attack lines of ____ gpm combined, at ____ gpm minimum, with at least _____ personnel/line.

A

300 gpm
100 gpm min
2 personnel

13
Q

Initial alarm assignment SFR Fire must have a search team of at least ____ personnel.

A

two

14
Q

At least 1 team of ____ personnel for ground ladders and ventilation.

A

2 personnel

15
Q

Aerial device on scene must have what?

A

An operator

16
Q

RIT does not need to be established until what alarm is called?

A

2nd alarm

17
Q

1st alarm SFR fire is what apparatus?

A
4 engine
1 ladder/truck
1 BC
1 EMS
1 EMS DO
18
Q

2nd alarm SFR fire apparatus?

A
2 engines
1 ladder/truck
1 BC
1 EMS
1 EMS DO
19
Q

3rd alarm SFR fire appartus

A

2 engines

1 ladder/truck

20
Q

4th alarm

A

2 engines

1 ladder/truck

21
Q

Jumping alarms (1-3 etc) receives what?

A

All apparatus inclusive of all alarms covered.

22
Q

At what point will Lee Control advise all Command Staff Officers of an incident?

A

Upon request of a 2nd alarm or two additional single resource mutual aid units

23
Q

What is the apparatus response for a gas leak/odor?

A

2 engines

1 ladder

24
Q

At what point will dispatch provide a MAC prompt to IC’s?

A

10 minute notification

25
Q

What incident types receive 10 minute notification/MAC prompts? (7)

A
aircraft emergency
explosion
Haz-mat
prolonged extrication
brush fires
structure fires
train/rail fires
26
Q

MAC is automatically activated when?

A

Additional alarm is requested.

27
Q

Who can request MAC when they feel it is warranted?

A

IC or Chiefs

28
Q

The conclusions drawn from what you see while circling the incident on the size up usually is the basis for what?

A

IAP

29
Q

What are the three basic sources for fire ground factors?

A

Visual info
Recon info
Pre plan/direct knowledge

30
Q

What are the four critical foreground factors?

A

fire control
search
ventilation
property conservation

31
Q

Activities required to stop or reduce the additional loss of property are known as what?

A

property conservation

32
Q

The orderly removal of all personnel and equipment from the fire building

A

tactical withdrawal

33
Q

Crews are ordered out immediately without delay leaving equipment behind if necessary

A

Emergency evacuation.

34
Q

Emergency evacuation is initiated how?

A

“Emergency evacuation”

three horn blasts over 30 seconds

35
Q

If offensive operations are not making significant progrress within several minutes what must be considered?

A

Possibility of collapse.

36
Q

What should establish the framework for fire control requirements?

A

the unburned portion of the structure.

37
Q

Who should conduct recon?

A

1st arriving CO

38
Q

What is the order for TIC usage?

A
Ceiling
Floor 
right wall
left wall
exit behind you
39
Q

What ventilation method is preferred when possible due to better safety and sometimes better results?

A

Horizontal ventilation

40
Q

Does the OVP establish a vent point before or after water on the fire?

A

after

41
Q

Where should the vent point be located?

A

Near seat of fire

42
Q

What is possibly the most dangerous task performed by FF’s?

A

Vertical ventilation

43
Q

Should vertical ventilation be done just before or after water on the fire?

A

Before

44
Q

Trench cut must be performed within how many minutes of the fire (?)

A

5 minutes

45
Q

The systematic search for savable victims

A

Primary search

46
Q

What verbiage is used only after a primary search has been completed?

A

“All clear”

47
Q

Where should primary searches begin unless a likely victim location is known?

A

near the area of involvement

48
Q

What are the radio terms for evacuating or defending in place?

A

Evacuating occupants

Defending occupants

49
Q

What is the order of rescue operations?

A

Most threatened
Largest group
Remainder of fire area
Exposed area

50
Q

How shall power be secured?

A

main power shutoff

51
Q

Where shall water be secured?

A

at meter if possible, otherwise house

52
Q

Is RIT a consideration in defensive operations?

A

yes

53
Q

What is of utmost importance in a secondary search?

A

thoroughness

54
Q

Approximately how many minutes of water flow are available with a 2.5” line off a booster tank?

A

3 minutes or less

55
Q

Approximately how many minutes of water flow are available with a 1.75” line off a booster tank?

A

5 minutes or less

56
Q

In what tactic is personnel safety the only operational consideration?

A

surround and drown

57
Q

A special type of equipment being requested is a what?

A

Special resource request

58
Q

Pre-deisgnated members of the regional IMT that report to EOC and address resource response and coverage.

A

Area command

59
Q

How many pieces of equipment in a strike team?

A

5, all the same

60
Q

How many pieces of equipment in a task force?

A

5, different types

61
Q

ADULTS acronym for first line size decision.

A
Advanced fire 
Defensive operations
Unable to locate
Large spaces
Tons of water
Standpipe ops
62
Q

The victim is able to move freely but cannot exit the vehicle?

A

entrapment

63
Q

Used to describe that reports from neighbors, occupants, or anyone other than FF that structure is unoccupied.

A

Everyone out

64
Q

IN excess of what temp does flashover occur?

A

1100*

65
Q

Radio traffic relayed on the tac channel following size up by first arriving unit.

A

Initial report

66
Q

How often should a PAR be called for?

A

every 10 minutes or less

67
Q

A systematic process of collecting information on the conditions found on an emergency scene.

A

Size up