Recruit Final Flashcards Preview

Brown Final Cards > Recruit Final > Flashcards

Flashcards in Recruit Final Deck (21)
Loading flashcards...
1

When caught in a flash over

  • How much time does a FF have to escape
  • How fast can he move
  • How far would he be able to go in a flashover?

 

  • 0.5-2s
  • You can move 2.5 feet per second
  • 5ft maximum

 

2

What are the six factors to consider when forcing windows

  • Requirements of the situation
  • Safety of Personnel
  • Time factor
  • Type of glazing
  • Type of opening mechanism
  • Cost of repairs and replacement

 

3

What are the four types of tools and the 5 ways they are powered

  • Pushing or Pulling
  • Prying or Spreading
  • Striking and Battering
  • Cutting

 

  • Hand
  • Pneumatic
  • Electric
  • Hydraulic
  • Gasoline

 

4

What are the 4 factors to consider when sizing up forcible entry?

  • Type of construction
  • Available access to windows, doors, or walls
  • Available tools
  • Time

 

5

What are the operational hazards when placing a ladder

  • Uneven ground
  • Ice
  • Traffic Areas
  • Structural stability
  • Fire
  • Overhead electric lines
  • Fire ground changes

 

6

What are the 5 types of ladders used by EFRS

  • Single/Wall 
    • Roof
  • Extension
  • Folding/Attic/Collapsible
  • Combination
  • Mechanical

7

Which ladders are on which apparatus

  • Pump
    • 3m Attic
    • 4.3m Roof
    • 7.3m Extension
  • Ladder
    • 3m Attic
    • 4.3m Fresno extension
    • 5m Roof
    • 7.3m Extension
    • 10.6m Extension
  • Tanker
    • 3m Attic
    • 4.3m Roof
    • 7.3m Extension

8

Why is a charged hose line taken to the roof of a structure during vertical ventilation?

Firefighter Safety

To keep flame, smoke and gases away from the ventilation team

9

What are the 5 rope sizes and the breaking strength of each

  • 6mm
    • 9.7kN
  • 8mm
    • 14kN
  • 9mm
    • 16kN
  • 11.1mm
    • 27kN
  • 13mm
    • 46kN

 

10

What are the advantages of a Solid Stream

  • Better penetration and reach
  • Greater visibility
  • Decreased nozzle pressure, better handling
  • Less likely to disturb thermal layering on interior attack, thus increasing personnel safety

 

11

What are the 5 factors that effect a fog stream

  • Velocity
  • Gravity
  • Pattern
  • Air friction
  • Wind

 

 

12

What are the colours, lengths and breaking strength of webbing

  • Green
    • 1.5m
  • Yellow
    • 3.5m
  • Blue
    • 4.5m
  • Red/Orange
    • 6m

All webbing breaking strength = 17.5kN

13

Define Knot

A rope intertwined within itself to form a predetermined configuration

14

Define Bend

  • A tie that is used to join two pieces of rope or webbing

15

Define Hitch

A configuration of rope that needs an object within to retain its integrity

16

What are the three types and lengths of utility rope

  • 6mm
    • 30m kernmantle
  • 10mm
    • 20m double braid
  • 16mm
    • 45m double braid

 

17

What are the life safey rope length and thicknesses and # of ropes on the rescue and TR units

  • Rescue
    • 2- 60m 13mm
  • TR
    • 6- 60m 13mm
    • 2- 100m 13mm

18

What is the first Alarm command structure

19

What is the Typical second/ Multiple alarm command structure

20

What are the 4 areas you scan with the TIC and why?

  • Roof
    • Temperature variation, elevation
  • Center of the room
    • Exits and Openings
  • Floor
    • Hazards and victims
  • Behind you
    • Ensure nothing is missed

21