Flashcards in Quiz 1 Deck (29):
The fire service has recommended that an incident safety officer should meet the minimum requirement for fire officer as outlined in what NFPA Standard?
According to professional development and mastery, a person's beliefs, experience and values are likely to shape or alter a persons?
According to NFPA 1521 who has the authority to stop, alter, or terminate activities of an incident?
What is the most desirable of the four systems that FD can use to quickly respond to and arrive on the scene of an incident?
Structure fires, wild land, target hazards, aircraft, weather extremes and specialty teams are all types of incidents that require the automatic response of a?
Flashover is an event triggered by gases reaching their ignition temperature ______________due to rapid heat build-up.
At the same time
Backdraft occurs when ___________is introduced to an environment where fire gases are above their ignition temperature and trapped in a room.
Smoke is the product of incomplete combustion, which consists of what type of products?
All of the above
List the four keys attributes of smoke leaving a structure
The best approach for firefighters when responding to fires in _______is to be defensive .
Building under construction
The rule of thumb for a collapse zone should be ____times the building.
When the load bearing components of the building are being attacked by both fire and heat it indicates what type of fire ?
Match each step with the process of predicting collapse:
1: classify the construction type
2: determine structural involvement
3. Visualize and trace loads
4. Evaluate time
5. Predict and communicate collapse potential
Smoke from the eaves is a warning sign that fire has spread into the ______?
All of the above
Match building construction type?
Type I: fire-resistive
Type II: non combustible
Type III: ordinary
Type IV: heavy timber
Type V: wood frame
Match structural element with its definition:
Column - transmits a compressive force parallel through its center
Beam- transfers a load perpendicularly to its imposed load
Connection- transfer loads effectively between assembled components
Match each material with its response to fire exposure:
Brick : fractures, spalls
Wood: burns, loss of material
Structural steel: softens, bends, loses strength
Masonry block: fractures, spalls, crumbles
According to the 5 step risk mgt process, which is not one of the three methods used to control the hazard?
True or false
Situational awareness is the process of minimizing the chance, degree, or probability of damage, loss, or injury.
Equipment, procedures, and personnel are all three components that make up the ?
Define the NFPA STANDARD.....
Standards pertaining to roles/responsibilities of a Safety Officer
OSHA IS THE AGENCY THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR INVESTIGATING ALL DUTY RELATED FIREFIGHTER?
President Bush authorized the creation of DHS AND TASKED THIS DEPT. with the development of a ----------- to help manage catastrophic events that are beyond the capabilities of state and local agencies
National Response Plan
Utilizing the three step process for rapid application for reading smoke place the following steps in order....
1. View the volume, velocity, density, and color of smoke
2. Determine the rate of change of each attribute
3. Analyze the contributing factors to determine if they are affecting volume, velocity, density and color
All four attributes of smoke should change in a positive, continuous manner if fire stream and ventilation efforts are adequate (True or False)
Smoke that is the same_______ from multiple openings is an indication of a free burning fire?
Color and Velocity
What color of smoke produced from structural spaces indicates that the fire is transitioning from contents fire to a structure fire?
Brown smoke from ________ is a warning sign of impeding collapse when you are dealing with lightweight structural components and gusset plates?
ALL the above