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Flashcards in OG 4.4 Fireground Safety Deck (27):
1

Barriers marked with red and white scene tape can be crossed by whom?

should not be crossed by anyone.

2

What is yellow tape used for?

Crowd control
Marking the warm zone

3

What is red tape used for?

Marking the hot zone that a hazardous material incident.

4

It is preferred that the person taping off the hazard area being be involved in removing the tape. If this is not possible, who should be consulted?

Command Will be consulted before removal of tape

5

Why is it a good idea to raise an extension ladder more than three rungs above the roofline?

It may ensure the tip of the ladder is visible above the smoke.

6

When operating in a defensive mode where should you be positioned?

As far away from the involved area as possible while remaining effective.

7

What are the two major reasons for organizing an incident scene into divisions and groups?

Safety
Accountability

8

Division/group supervisors must maintain communication capabilities with the resources under their command to control what two things?

Position
Function

9

Company officers should frequently assess the physical condition of their crew members. Be alert for signs of what two things?

Physical fatigue
Mental fatigue

10

When doing a search and rescue what is the minimum member of people in the team?

Two people

11

What has been one of the leading causes of injury and death to firefighters on the fire ground?

Structural collapse

12

In a fire, What two types of roofs are vulnerable for collapse?

Peaked
Domed

13

What are the five types of primary building construction classifications?

1. Wood framed
2. Ordinary construction
3. Heavy timber
4. Fire resistive
5. Noncombustible

14

When is the collapse potential for a woodframe building?

5 to 7 minutes or less

15

What is the collapse potential for ordinary construction?

20 minutes

16

What is the collapse potential for heavy timber?

One hour

17

What is the collapse potential for fire resistive buildings? Protected structural members.

Columns-four hours
Beams-three hours
Floors-two hours

18

What is the collapse potential for noncombustible type II buildings? Unprotected structural members.

Early failure

19

There are six early warning signs of collapse to be alert for, What are they?

1. Cracks in exterior walls
2. Bulges in exterior walls
3. Sounds of structural movement
4. Smoke or water leaking through walls
5. Flexing movement on any floor or roof
6. Twisting or flexing of interior walls or columns

20

There are six different construction features that have been known to fail prematurely or contribute to early structural failure when affected by fire, What are they?

1. Large unsupported areas
2. Large signs or Marquees
3. Cantilevered canopies
4. Ornamental walls
5. Bowstring truss roofs
6. Unprotected metal beams or columns

21

What does the term "Abandon" mean?

Exit immediately taking only tools, equipment and hoselines necessary to permit emergency egress.

22

What will normally follow the abandon command?

One 10 second blast of air horns by all apparatus close to the hazard zone.

23

What does the command "withdraw" mean?

Back out with tools and equipment in a rapid and orderly fashion.

24

What does the term "evacuate" mean?

Remove civilians from an involved area.

25

After hearing what two orders will division and group supervisors confirm with their assigned crews that the order was received?

Abandon or withdraw

26

What should immediately follow the order to abandon or withdraw to ensure personal accountability?

PAR

27

From a strategic standpoint, the terms abandoned and withdraw often indicate what type of shift in operational strategy?

The shift from offense to defensive firefighting.

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