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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

1

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.

Code Red

-Use of the term CODE RED implies that Fire Alarm will initiate Emergency Radio Traffic.

2

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.

3

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.

4

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---

5

Proper sequence to calling a Code Red

203.7.4

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

6

Two types of barrier tape

203.9.1

Yellow Warning tape...Fire Line Tape

Red and White Chevron tape...Exclusion tape

7

Who can cross the yellow fire line tape?

203.9.1

Meant to keep out the general public. Firefighters can move past the yellow tape

8

Who can go past the red and white exclusion tape?

203.9.1

No one. Meant to keep all personnel away from a dangerous or hazardous area
-structural collapse
-open trench
-downed power lines

9

Where can the Exclusion Tape be found?

203.9.1

On all BC and EC trucks

10

What is the longest time that a firefighter should be in a life threatening situation before calling a Mayday?

203.11.4

30 seconds

11

What term should be used if a firefighter is in trouble?

203.11.4

"MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY"

12

What is the balance of a Mayday Response?

203.11.4

1 BC
The 3 closest suppression trucks
2 PM trucks
TRT or RRT team for tech RIC

13

The acronym for GRAB LIVES

203.11.5

G-gauge
R-radio
A-alert
B-breathing
L-low
I-illuminate
V-volume
E-exit
S-shield

14

When the RIC is activated what is their new call sign?

203.11.3

RIC Rescue Group

15

What is the accountability system used by TFD?


206.3

PASSPORT System

16

What forms of accountability does TFD use?

206.4.1

PASSPORT System

MPC to log on their employee number

Helmet Unit Designators

17

What are the colors of the PASSPORT System?

206.4.5

Black - Chief
Red - Captain
Green - Engineer
Blue - Paramedic
Yellow - Firefighter
Orange - Inspector

18

If a member of the crew is pumping at the pump panel of the EN how is this reflected in the PASSPORT System?

206.5.2

The name tag of that member is turned upside down

19

What size fire do the PASSPORT name tags need to be collected? By whom?

206.8.4

2nd alarm and greater

The 3rd EC that responds to the fire scene as they are automatically assigned as Accountability

20

On single company incidents who is the Accountability Officer?

206.9.1

The Company Officer

21

When are PAR's done at a minimum?

206.11.1

-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

22

Do all crew on an incident have to participate in the PAR?

206.11.1

No, only the crews in the "Hot Zone" need to participate

23

Who is in charge of the PAR?

206.11.1

The Accountability Officer is in charge of crews in the "hot zone"

The Status Officer will continue to track companies in non-tactical locations, i.e., Rehab, Staging, etc