Flashcards in Section 200 EOM Deck (24)
A low background tone that repeats approximately every ten seconds to remind/alert personnel that Emergency Radio Traffic Only restrictions are in effect on that frequency.
Channel Marker Tones
An order given to effect immediate evacuation of a structure or area that is deemed imminently dangerous by a Group/Division officer or the Incident Commander.
-Use of the term CODE RED implies that Fire Alarm will initiate Emergency Radio Traffic.
An order to limit radio traffic on a frequency to only the traffic needed to manage an operational emergency.
Emergency Radio Traffic
-Emergency Radio Traffic conditions are announced by Emergency Alert Tones and indicated by continuing Channel Marker Tones.
An attention-getting series of high-low tones that alert personnel to important radio traffic.
Emergency Alert Tones
-Emergency alert tones will be broadcast on the command tactical frequency for a continuous six seconds to initiate Emergency Radio Traffic.
What is the procedure for calling for an organized withdrawal out of a structure fire?
Tell Fire Alarm to initiate Emergency Radio Traffic Procedure. After FA announces that Emergency Radio Traffic is in effect, the IC announces the organized withdrawal of the structure.
----There must be a PAR performed after everyone is out of the IDLH---
Proper sequence to calling a Code Red
Anyone can call a Code Red through then IC or Fire Alarm
-FA calls for the Code Red on all tactical channels being used
-Emergency Channel Markers are heard on all radio traffic
-Pump operators sound their air horns for 10 seconds and can surge the hand lines a minimum of 3 times if the situation is appropriate
-All crews vacate the building and report to their division/group supervisor
-A PAR is initiated
-once all crews are accounted for the Code Red can be terminated
-Set up perimeter barriers and consider additional alarms
Two types of barrier tape
Yellow Warning tape...Fire Line Tape
Red and White Chevron tape...Exclusion tape
Who can cross the yellow fire line tape?
Meant to keep out the general public. Firefighters can move past the yellow tape
Who can go past the red and white exclusion tape?
No one. Meant to keep all personnel away from a dangerous or hazardous area
-downed power lines
Where can the Exclusion Tape be found?
On all BC and EC trucks
What is the longest time that a firefighter should be in a life threatening situation before calling a Mayday?
What term should be used if a firefighter is in trouble?
"MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY"
What is the balance of a Mayday Response?
The 3 closest suppression trucks
2 PM trucks
TRT or RRT team for tech RIC
The acronym for GRAB LIVES
When the RIC is activated what is their new call sign?
RIC Rescue Group
What is the accountability system used by TFD?
What forms of accountability does TFD use?
MPC to log on their employee number
Helmet Unit Designators
What are the colors of the PASSPORT System?
Black - Chief
Red - Captain
Green - Engineer
Blue - Paramedic
Yellow - Firefighter
Orange - Inspector
If a member of the crew is pumping at the pump panel of the EN how is this reflected in the PASSPORT System?
The name tag of that member is turned upside down
What size fire do the PASSPORT name tags need to be collected? By whom?
2nd alarm and greater
The 3rd EC that responds to the fire scene as they are automatically assigned as Accountability
On single company incidents who is the Accountability Officer?
The Company Officer
When are PAR's done at a minimum?
-At the first 25 minute mark of the incident and every 25 minutes thereafter until IC terminates
-Any time a FF is believed missing or in danger
-When operations switch from offensive to defensive mode
-When IC places the incident under control
Do all crew on an incident have to participate in the PAR?
No, only the crews in the "Hot Zone" need to participate