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when is an incident terminated?

once emergency personnel and investigative authorities have left the scene or the property has returned to the possession of the owner. p292


the environment within a structure fire can exceed ___ degrees F within three to four minutes

500 p292


flashover can occur at what degrees and timeframe?

1,110 within five minutes p 292


human survivability limit is what temperature?

212 degrees F p292


this is the stages of fire at which all surfaces and objects within a space have been heated to their ignition temperature, and flame breaks out almost at once over the surface of all objects in the space.

flashover p 292


this is a system that optimizes the utilization of all available resources, personnel, procedures, and equipment in order to promote safety and improve operational efficiency

Crew resource management (CRM) p 293


crew resource management originated in what industry?

air transport p293


any factors that interfere with communications, situational awareness, decision making, and teamwork.

barriers p 293


______ is designed to create a culture or climate of freedom in which personnel are encouraged to contribute to the safety and goals of mitigating the incident.

CRM-crew resource management p293


this is used in assisting personnel in identifying the first indicator of error occurring: the discrepancy between what is happening and should be happening.

CRM-crew resource management p293


In 2010, which section of the IAFC released its initial draft of rules of engagement for structural firefighting-increasing firefighter survival?

the safety, health, and survival section p293


extended limited risk to protect _____

savable property p 294


extend vigilant and measured risk to protect and rescue ______

savable lives p294


this is the basis for safe and efficient incident scene management?

the ICS p 295


NIMS is required to be used as a result of what?

Presidential Directive 5 p295


the act of directing, ordering, and/or controlling resources by virtue of explicit legal, agency, or delegated authority.

command p 296


PIO, safety officer, and liaison officer are all part of what?

command staff p 296


incident management personnel who report directly to the incident commander

command staff p 296


incident management personnel who represent the major functional sections

general staff p296


organizational level having responsibility for a major functional area of incident management which includes operations, planning, logistics, finance/administration and information and intelligence.

sections p296


organizational level having functional/geographic responsibility for major segments of incidents operations, organizationally located between section and division or group. also identified by roman numeral or functional area (such as command, operations)

branch 297


branches are identified by

roman numeral or functional area such as command or operations p 297


organizational level having responsibility for operations within a geographic area, organizationally between branch and single resources, task force, or strike team.

division p 297


a branch is organizationally located between ___

section or division or group p297


this organizational level is identified by roman numerals or functions areas such as command or operations

branch p 297


this organizational level is located between branch and signal resources, task force, or strike team.

division p 297


resources assigned to a division report to who

division supervisor p 297


this is an organizational level equal to division, having responsibility for a specified functional assignment at an incident such as ventilation, salvage, water supply, without regard to specific geographical area.

group p297


this organizational level does not have a geographical area.

group p297


when a groups assigned function has been completed what should happen.

it becomes available for reassignment p 297


organizational level that has a defined geographic area

division p 297


what is the difference between division and group

division is a defined geographic area and group does not have a specific geographical area. p 297


resources, documentation, demobilization, and situation units are examples of a _________

unit p. 297


organizational level within the sections that fulfill specific support functions, such as the resources, documentation, demobilization, and situation units within the planning sections.

unit p. 297


ventilation, salvage, and water supply are all examples of a ____-

group p 297


specified number of personnel assembled for an assignment, such as search, ventilation, or hose line deployment and operations.

crew p 297`


a crew operates under the direct supervision of who

a crew leader p 297


individual pieces of apparatus, engines, ladders/trucks, water tenders, bulldozers, air tankers, helicopters, and the personnel required to make them functional

single resources p 297


combination of resources (engines, ladders/trucks, bulldozers) assembled for a specific mission or operational assignment.

task force p297


once a task force's tactical objective has been met,, what happens

the force is disbanded individual resources are reassigned or released. p 297


difference between task force and strike team leaders

task force must have common communications capabilities and a designated leader. strike team must have common communications and lead must be in a separate vehicle. p 297


set number of resources of the same kind and type (engines, ladders/trucks, bulldozers) that have established a minimum number of personnel. the leader is in a separate vehicle

strike team p 297


unlike task forces, strike team do what throughout an incident.

strike teams remain together and function as a team through out an incident. p 297


this is necessary when an incident involves or threatens to involve more than one jurisdiction or agency.

a unified command p. 297


when may a unified command be appropriate within a single jurisdiction.

if multiple agencies are affected. p 298


in this command structure, representatives of all affected agencies or jurisdictions share the command responsibilities and decisions.

unified command structure p. 298


this type of command allows these individuals to interface with those who have the operational expertise required to resolve an incident.

unified command p298


NFPA 1561

standard for fire department incident management system p299


which NFPA standard requires the fire officer 1 to be able to develop an initial action plan.

NFPA 1021 p 299


this establishes the overall strategic decisions and assigned tactical objectives for an incident.

Incident action plan p 299


what determine the transfer of the command process

organizational policies p299


what type of IAP will be required for long duration events

a formal written IAP p299


which section can assist with the development of the IAP

planning section p 299