Flashcards in PADO(2nd)-Chapter 2 Deck (57):
Std. for Automotive Fire Apparatus
NFPA 1901 specifies that the minimum pump capacity
for FD pumpers is ______.
The main purpose of FD pumpers is to _____.
provide water at an adequate pressure for fire streams
NFPA ______ specifies the minimum ______ that must
be carried on all FD pumpers.
______ foam pumpers are built according to the
standards provided in Chapter 11 of NFPA _____.
4 types of foam pumpers
around the pump
balanced pressure foam proportioning
foam pumpers have capacities from _____.
1000-3000gpm or greater
industrial pumpers have foam tanks that range in size from _____.
the most common size foam tanks for municipal fire
apparatus range from _____.
elevating water devices typically range in height from
initial attack fire apparatus are basically _______
versions of the FD pumpers
mini-pumpers are known as smaller _____ and are
designed to handle _____.
small fires that do not require the capacity/personnel
of larger pumpers
midi-pumpers often meet the requirements of _____
pumpers and are slightly larger than _____.
the main differences between a midi-pumper and a
mini-pumper are ____, _____, and _____.
the amount of equipment carried
mobile water supply apparatus are known as _____
or _____ and are widely used to transport water to
_____ or to _____.
areas beyond a water system
areas where water supply is inadequate
4 variables that affect tank size on water tenders/tankers
bridge weight limits
size of other water tenders/tankers
According to NFPA 1901, water tenders/tankers must
carry at least _____
water tenders/tankers are used as _____.
support vehicles for pumpers that are attacking a fire
2 basic methods for a water tender/tanker to be used
1)as a reservoir or "nurse tender" for some fires
2)in a water shuttle operation
tactical tenders or attack tankers
water tenders/tankers that can be used to perform both
the functions of a pumper and a mobile water supply
wildland fire apparatus are also known as _____, _____,
brush trucks, brush breakers, or booster apparatus
brush trucks usually have pump capacities and water tank
sizes less than _____.
the ability to ____-n-____ (_____) is a tremendous
advantage for wildland fires
vehicles that can pump-n-roll use a _____ or a _____
to power the fire pump
power take-off (PTO)
NFPA 1500 and NIOSH prohibit FFs from _____.
riding on the outside of a vehicle and discharging water
while the vehicle is being driven
_____ are effective in protecting the apparatus
and extinguishing small fires in short vegetation as the
apparatus is advancing.
ground sweep nozzles
Std. for Wildland Fire Apparatus
Apparatus _____ categorizes pumping apparatus by
capability (tank size and pump capacity(gpm))
requirements for ARFF apparatus are contained in
NFPA _____ Std. for Aircraft Rescue and FF Vehicles.
aircraft rescue and firefighting apparatus
ARFF apparatus are used to _____
provide immediate suppression of flammable liquid fires
3 general classifications of ARFF apparatus
RIV (rapid intervention)
_____ are used in watefront cities to protect docks,
wharves, piers, and boats.
fire boats are primarily used and best suited for 2 functions
1) pumping through large master stream devices
2)providing additional water for onshore firefighting ops
fire boats can deliver up to ______ gpm.
Apparatus equipped with an _____, _____, _____,
____, and a _____ are commonly referred to as _____.
the minimum pump capacity for an aerial apparatus is
_____ at _____ psi.
a "_____" quint must have at least a _____ pump.
ladder tenders are _____ versions of ladder trucks that
typically have tanks smaller than _____ and pump
capacities less than _____.
rescue vehicles with a fire pump are called _____.
engine tenders typically have tanks smaller than _____
and pump capacities less than _____.
the _____ is a step-up transformer that converts the
vehicle's 12 or 24 volt DC current into 110 or 220 volt
2 advantages of inverters
low or non-existent noise
2 disadvantages of inverters
limited mobility from the vehicle
inverters are most commonly used to _____.
power vehicle mounted floodlights
_____ are the most common power source for
portable generators are designed with a variety of
power capacities with _____ being the largest.
vehicle mounted generators can have capacities up
rescue vehicles have larger generators and can provide
up to ______.
2 categories of lighting
portable light capacity range is _____.
fixed lights have a capacity range from _____.
electrical cable must be _____, _____, and have _____.
no exposed wires
junction boxes are needed when you need to make
4 basic types of powered hydraulic tools
most hydraulic power units are not capable of operating
the tool at full speed when the hose length between
the power unit and the tool exceeds _____.