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Flashcards in Ropes #6,7,&8 Search Rope Deck (33):
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T/F the search rope should be deployed in light to moderate heat and smoke conditions?

True

1

How far apart are the distance knots?

25ft

2

Directional knots are located _____ before distance knots when traveling in the direction of deployment?

18"

3

Can the search rope be used for lifting or lowering?

No

4

T/F the search rope is made of either 5/16th inch diameter white nylon or 7.5 mm diameter kernmantle design?

True

5

T/F The search rope is packed in a yellow carrying bag marked with the company number. Each rope has a company ID tag attached to the rope only?

False. The company ID tag is attached to the rope and another to the bag.

6

What is the most common reason nylon rope shrinks over time?

Moisture and temperature is the most common reasons.

7

Spacing between the distance knots is how far?

6"

8

T/F a single directional knot is located before all of the distance knots when traveling in the direction of deployment?

False their is no directional knot at the first 25ft knot

9

The directional knot is located how far before the distance knot?

18"

10

T/F A single directional knot will always be located closer to the tie off of exit?

True dat

11

When discussing the search rope what is the officers primary responsibility?

To coordinate the search

12

Can members conduct searches off the rope, out of contact with the rope?

Yes. The officer makes the decision

13

Search rope. If it become necessary to relieve a unit at forwarding point of the search, the relieving company should enter the are to be searched with which hand in contact with the rope?

Right

14

Search rope. The company being relieved should exit the IDLH with which hand in contact with the rope?

Right

15

The search rope shall be inspected after each use and repacked when?

Repacked monthly.

16

When searching off of the search rope, members should advise their officer of what?

A description of the area searched and the results of the search.

17

When repacking the rope ensure that the rope is dry. The rope should be coiled into the bag clockwise or counterclockwise?

Counterclockwise

18

When repacking the search rope which end of the rope gets coiled into the bag first?

The end with seven distances knots

19

T/F the utility rope is a condemned life saving rope cut into three 50' lengths.

True

20

T/F can a utility rope be used for life saving purposes or training in single slide or lowering operations?

No. Never

21

How many lengths of utility rope shall ladder companies carry?

3

22

How many lengths of utility rope shall engine companies carry?

2

23

When a utility rope is placed OOS what must the company commander do with it?

He must Dispose of it.

24

What size is a utility rope?

9/16"

25

A utility cord is what size in diameter?

1/4"

26

Can the utility cord be used in life saving purposes in an extreme emergency?

Na my dude

27

Can the utility cord be used for ventilation from upper floors and roof level?

Yes sir

28

Can the utility cord be used to hoist heavy and light tools?

No, just light tools.

29

Can the utility cord be used for lashing of ladders, lashing educator hose and training purposes, knots etc.

Yes

30

How high should the search rope be maintained off the ground?

1-2ft

31

The search rope may shrink how many feet over time?

25ft

32

T/FWhen a unit is going to deploy the search rope, they must maintain unit integrity and not split up, all members must remain together as a unit?

False all units assigned after the first alarm

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