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Establishing a ______ is an early and critical consideration at incidents requiring firefighting operations?

Water supply officer

1

What is the space between personnel and vehicles in the protected work area and nearby moving traffic?

Buffer space/Work area

2

What does "E" stand for in the acronym LCES?

Escape Routes

3

When units are responding together in the same direction, they should remain in a _____.

Single file

4

When can the use of U-turn access points in "jersey" barriers be used?

When the situation is necessary for immediate life saving measures

5

When a FRD unit arrives on the scene, the officer shall advise the communications center of what?

The proper location

6

What actions are included in the "fend-off" position?

Apparatus placed at an angle, with the pump panel towards the work area and the wheels rotated away from the incident

7

If additional engines/rescues are on the scene and not needed for the extrication they should be used for blocking. How far away should they position from the fit engine company?

50 feet

8

If an EMS unit is going to operate on scene without a suppression unit, what is the preferred positioning of that EMS unit?

Place cones to facilitate the flow of traffic around the vehicle and operating responders

9

What is the first color to leave the color spectrum?

Red

10

How long does it take for your vision to recover when going from dark to light?

Three seconds