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1

The term indicating a search has been completed and no victims have been located:

All Clear

2

Indicates that a unit has arrived at a location that is NOT an emergency scene:

Arrival

3

A pre-determined response arrangement between agencies:

Automatic Aid

4

Indicates that a unit is able to respond to an incident:

Available

5

A pre-printed passport that is a different color and construction than the primary passport:

Back-Up Passport

6

A remote resource pool of units at a designated location:

Base

7

The ____ at a high rise incident resembles a ground level staging area early in the incident:

Base

8

Chief Officer responsible for a given geographical area:

Battalion Chief (B/C)

9

BNICE:

Biological
Nuclear
Incendiary
Chemical, or
Explosive

10

A unit which is capable of traversing rough terrain and carries its own water supply:

Brush

11

A situational report consisting of the current Conditions, Actions, and Needs of the incident:

C.A.N. Report

12

Pre-determined location at which patients are collected, triaged, and provided with initial medical care:

CCP

13

Use of common terminology understandable by all:

Clear Text

14

On the quiet response with no emergency lights and/or sirens:

Code 1

15

Emergency response utilizing emergency lights and sirens:

Code 3

16

The area outside the warm zone where there exists no hazards to victims or other personnel and where vehicle staging and treatment areas are located:

Cold Zone

17

Any piece of equipment having a full complement of personnel:

Company

18

Firefighters from more than one company operating in a specific GEOGRAPHIC AREA under the direction of a division supervisor:

Division

19

Emergency Breathing Support System. A ___ foot long Buddy Breathing hose stored on the LEFT side of the waist belt of the SCBA:

EBSS, 3

20

On any "Working Fire" the dispatcher will transmit an ______ notification:

elapsed time notification

21

Elapsed Time Notifications will be done every ____ minutes with the time starting at the call received time:

10

22

Firefighters from more than one company assigned to perform a specific task, but not necessarily in a specific location under the direction of a group supervisor:

Group

23

Consists of E-2, R-2, and HM-2:

Haz-Mat Assignment

24

The area immediately surrounding an incident that extends far enough to prevent the adverse effects form fire, hazardous materials release, or other dangers to personnel outside this zone:

Hot Zone

25

The location at which the primary command functions are executed:

Incident Command Post (ICP)

26

Two members who remain outside the hazard area during the initial stages of an incident:

IRIC

27

The ISO if part of ____ staff and reports directly to the IC.

command

28

The assigned function performed at a motor vehicle crash to determine the number & condition of patients, any hazards in the in the vicinity of the vehicle, stability of the vehicle, if extrication is needed, status of airbags, and if it's a hybrid:

Inner Circle Survey

29

Any roadway which has restricted or limited points of entry and exit:

Limited Access Highway

30

The term which indicates that damage caused by fire and the efforts of firefighting including salvage and overhaul have stopped:

Loss Stopped

31

The level of Accountability which begins at the START of each day with the placement PATs on the UIP of the apparatus to which they are assigned:

Level I

32

The level of Accountability when multiple companies are operating in a hazardous area simultaneously:

Level II

33

The level of Accountability which will be implemented at hazardous material incidents, hight-rise fires, below grade rescue ops, and large or complex emergency incidents where LARGE NUMBERS OF PERSONNEL are operating with SCBA in a hazardous environment:

Level III

34

Assistance rendered or given between agencies through a legal reciprocal agreement:

Mutual Aid

35

Indicates that a unit has arrived at an EMERGENCY scene:

On Scene

36

A point of entry accountability system of helmet shields, name tags, passports, and status boards to account for companies and individual team members:

PASSPORT Accountability System (PAS)

37

There are two different types of passports distinguished by ____ and/or _____.

color , construction

38

Damage to property by the products of combustion:

Primary Fire Damage

39

A RIC shall be a minimum of ____ members, adequately dressed with appropriate tools and equipment:

3

40

Damage caused by rescue, firefighting, salvage and overhaul, and/or other property conservation activities:

Secondary Fire Damage

41

The secondary search shall be conducted by a different group of firefighters.

True

42

A non-emergency call requiring a suppression unit for power lines down, elevator rescue, public assist, wash down, etc:

Service Call

43

A size-up includes a 360 of the incident.

True

44

A 13 point size-up includes: COAL WAS WEALTH:

C - Construction
O - Occupancy
A - Apparatus & Personnel
L - Life Hazard
W - Water Supply
A - Auxiliary appliances
S - Street conditions
W - Weather
E - Exposures
A - Area
L - Location & extent of fire
T - Time of day
H - Height

45

The Span of Control is typically ___ to ___ individuals or companies, with ___ being the optimum.

3 to 7 , 5

46

This unit also responds to technical rescue incidents that require specific and advanced training and specialized tools and equipment:

Squad

47

In high-rise fires, staging is the area generally located ____ floors below the fire floor.

2

48

A group of the SAME KIND and TYPE OF RESOURCES working as a team:

Strike Team

49

The Talk Permit Tone is available only on the portable radios.

True

50

A combination of resources working together assembled for a specific assignment:

Task Force

51

The term which indicates that CONSIDERABLE progress has been made at extinguishing the fire:

Under Control

52

Call ID for portable radios are assigned to the individual positions on the apparatus excluding the ____ position.

officer

53

Where no immediate hazards are present and where medical and tool staging can be established:

Warm Zone

54

____ Command is an expansion of the incident command function primarily designed to manage a very large incident that has multiple incident management teams assigned.

Area

55

The organizational level having functional, geographical, or jurisdictional responsibility for major parts of the incident operations:

Branch

56

The Branch level is organizationally between _____ and _____ in the Operations Section.

Section [BRANCH] Division/Group

57

The act of directing, ordering, and/or controlling resources by virtue of explicit legal, agency, or delegated authority:

Command

58

The ____ Staff consists of the PIO, Safety Officer, and Liaison Officer who report directly to the IC.

Command

59

That organization level having responsibility for operations within a defined GEOGRAPHIC area:

Division

60

The Division Level is organizationally between the _____ and the _____.

Strike Team [DIVISION] Branch

61

The group of incident management personnel comprised of the Operations Section Chief, Planning Section Chief, Logistics Section Chief, and Finance/Administration Section Chief:

General Staff

62

Groups are located between _____ and _____ in the Operations Section.

Branches [GROUPS] Resources

63

S.M.A.R.T. objectives:

S - Specific
M - Measurable
A - Attainable
R - Results oriented
T - Timely

64

The combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications operating within a common organizational structure:

ICS

65

The organization level having functional responsibility for primary segments of incident management:

Section

66

The Sections level is organizationally between Branch and Incident Commander.

True

67

A set number of resources of the SAME KIND and type, which have an established minimum number of personnel:

Strike Team

68

Deploying and directing resources on an incident to accomplish the objectives designated by a current incident strategy:

Tactics

69

The ICS is used to facilitate the completion of the incident objectives.

True

70

Incident Priorities are as follows:

-Life Safety
-Incident Stabilization
-Property Conservation
-Safety
-Environmental

71

Large scale and complex incidents =

large command organization

72

Small scale and "simple" incidents =

small command organization

73

The basic configuration of command includes three levels:

-Strategic level
-Tactical level
-Task level

74

The _____ level involves the overall command of the incident.

strategic

75

The ____ is responsible for the strategic level of the command structure.

IC

76

The ____ level directs activities toward specific objectives.

tactical

77

The accumulated achievements of tactical objectives should accomplish the strategic level goals.

True

78

The ____ level refers to those activities normally accomplished by single resources.

task

79

The ____ level is where the WORK is actually done.

task

80

The basic structure for a routine incident, involving a small number of companies, requires only ___ levels of the command structure.

2

81

Functions of COMMAND: First five must be addressed immediately from the initial establishment of command:

- Establish and announce command
- Establish an effective operating position (Command Post)
- Rapidly evaluate the situation (Size-up)
- Initiate, maintain, and control the communication process.
- Identify the overall strategy, develop an IAP, and assign companies and personnel.

82

The _____ mode is used by initial arriving resource while resources stand by.

investigative

83

The _____ level involves the overall command of the incident.

strategic

84

The ____ is responsible for the strategic level of the command structure.

IC

85

The ____ level directs activities toward specific objectives.

tactical

86

At least ____ employees are located outside the IDLH atmosphere.

2

87

The ____ level refers to those activities normally accomplished by single resources.

task

88

The ____ level is where the WORK is actually done.

task

89

The basic structure for a routine incident, involving a small number of companies, requires only ___ levels of the command structure.

2

90

Individuals, Company Officers, Divisions/Group Supervisors, and Branch Directors will only communicate with ____ when taking arrivals and/or making emergency radio transmissions.

Dispatch

91

____ mode is used during situations that require immediate action, the company officer's assistance and direct involvement in the attack.

Fast Attack

92

When Command takes the fast attack mode, the second officer arriving on scene will make radio contact with command for the purpose of transferring Command.

True

93

At least ___ employees enter the IDLH atmosphere and remain in visual and voice contact with one another at all times.

2

94

At least ____ employees are located outside the IDLH atmosphere.

2

95

_____ is the preferred method to transfer Command and should be applied to Chief to Chief transfers of command.

Face to face

96

The _____ mode is designed to allow a first-in Company Officer the flexibility to assist the crew during firefighting operations.

fast attack

97

As an incident escalates to major operations, the command post will be at the ______ vehicle if possible.

B/C

98

Individuals, Company Officers, Divisions/Group Supervisors, and Branch Directors will only communicate with ____ when taking arrivals and/or making emergency radio transmissions.

Dispatch

99

Initial Radio Report: Offensive attack is ____, but defensive strategy must be declared

assumed

100

For a single company fire response, or an EMS response not involving multiple companies or a Chief Officer, formal declaration of command is NOT necessary.

True

101

Dispatch will automatically give Command the incident time every ___ minutes.

10

102

To transfer Command, the Officer assuming Command will communicate with the person being relieved by ___ or ___ to ___.

radio, face to face

103

_____ is the preferred method to transfer Command and should be applied to Chief to Chief transfers of command.

Face to face

104

The transfer of command must be transferred on the radio, and the person assuming command must confirm it.

True

105

All personnel will be responsible for utilizing risk management principles in both ____ and _____ situations.

emergency, non-emergency

106

The concept of risk management for Fire Rescue will be utilized on the basis of the following principles:

-We will risk our lives to save savable lives.
-We wil risk our lives a little and in a calculated manner to save savable property.
-We will NOT risk our lives al all to save lives and property that have already been lost.

107

At significant incidents, the IC will assign an ______.

ISO

108

The ______ System will be the standard system of accountability to identify individual members of a company and their assignment.

Passport Accountability

109

Company members must always be in contact with each other by _____ (not radio), ____, or ____.

voice, vision, touch

110

At the beginning of a shift and at all personnel changes during a shift, officers and firefighters are responsible for maintaining:

-The correct company helmet shield
-Their name tags on the passports
-Name tags for all positions will be upright. I/C will adjust the tags for those operating away from their company

111

_____ will check accountability hardware daily as part of apparatus inventory check.

D/E

112

The _____ passport is kept under the brim of the officer's helmet.

primary

113

The _____ passport is kept on the dashboard of the apparatus.

back-up

114

The remaining name tags will be kept under the brim of the _____ helmet.

member's

115

The IC will conduct an emergency incident Roll Call using the PAS when:

-A firefighter or company is presumed to be or has been reported as missing.
-A significant incident event occurs
-The mode changes from offensive to defensive
-The IC determines a need

116

Temporary two-person RIC team assigned at the outset of an incident to allow teams to enter an IDLH condition:

IRIC

117

One IRIC member must be solely dedicated to tracking interior personnel. This position requires the following:

-charged hose line
-radio
-PPE
-SCBA

118

RIC Equipment:

-RIC Pak
-Irons
-Hand light(s)
-Thermal Imager

119

Standard exceptions to the IRIC Requirement at Structure Fires:

-When there is a life hazard where immediate action could prevent the loss of life.
-When the fire is in an incipient stage that could be controlled by a portable fire extinguisher.

120

After equipment has been staged, the RIC should perform a ____ of the building to get a general layout of the structure.

360

121

RICs will be formed with at lest ____ members.

3

122

At MINIMUM the RIC will take in:

-Irons
-RIC-Pak
-Stream lights
-TIC

123

The IC is the only one that can clear the "Emergency Traffic" mode.

True

124

The IC shall advise Dispatch to contact the Fire Marshall under the following circumstances:

-Any fire related death or serious burn injury (potentially lethal)
-Any explosion or deflagration that causes damage
-Any circumstance that would require the Fire Marshal's immediate knowledge

125

Vehicle Fires: If a cause cannot be determined during NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS, the company officer will request the response of an Investigator through _____.

Dispatch

126

Vehicle Fires: If a cause cannot be determined AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS, weekends, or holidays the _____ will be notified prior to the end of the shift so the Fire Marshal can be notified in a timely manner.

B/C

127

The IC or BC may elect to contact the On-Call Investigator by telephone.

True

128

At incidents where a formal ISO has not been assigned, the ____ will assume the duties of the ISO.

IC

129

The ISO can recommend incidents for PIA.

True

130

Members will operate in teams of at least ___ when utilizing SCBA.

2

131

D/E may elect to respond in station uniform, but will don appropriate gear as soon as possible.

True

132

Where visible by-products of fire are evident on protective clothing, gross devon with ____ and ____ will be performed, prior to leaving the scene.

water, Versitol

133

Automobile Crash PPE will be:

Bunker Coat
Bunker Pants
Boots
Hood
Helmet
Gloves (medical gloves)
SAFETY VEST

134

Drivers of Fire Rescue apparatus and vehicles shall not move the apparatus or vehicle until all persons on the vehicle are ________.

secured with seat belts

135

Exceptions to moving vehicles without wearing seat belts:

-When EMS procedures need to be performed and being secured with a seat belt would prevent caring for the patient.
-During hose-loading procedures as described in this guideline.

136

Drivers of Fire Rescue vehicles will bring their vehicle to a full and complete stop for the following:

-When directed by law enforcement
-Red traffic lights
-Stop signs
-Negative right-of-way situations
-Blind intersections
-When the driver cannot account for all lanes at intersection
-School bus with flashing red warning lights
-Unguarded railroad crossings

137

During emergency response the maximum apparatus speed will be no more than ____ MPH over the posted speed limit - conditions permitting.

10

138

The ______ will confirm that all personnel are seated and secured.

company officer

139

In cases where the driver is the only person assigned to a vehicle, a ____ walk around will be conducted prior to backing.

360 degree

140

Backing will be done ONLY as a last resort.

True

141

The _____ will act as a spotter while the apparatus EXITS or ENTERS the fire station.

company officer

142

Hose-loading Procedures: The apparatus can only be driven forward and at no greater than ___ MPH.

5

143

If personnel are working in roadways, the apparatus will be placed between the _____ and the scene.

oncoming traffic

144

All incidents on I-95 will have a minimum response of:

1 Engine OR 1 Ladder OR 1 Squad and 1 Rescue

145

The requirements for medical response are based on _______.

Emergency Medical Dispatch

146

MCI's are not ______ as in a structure fire.

progressive responses

147

If normal Haz-Mat response units are not available, the _____ and/or ____ will be dispatched to fill the assignment.

SQD-4, R-4

148

A _____ is a request for the dispatch of any combination of additional unit types, unit capabilities or specific units.

Special Call

149

Alarm Assignments: Residential Structure Fire:

2E, 1L, 1SQD, 2R, 1DC, 1EMS, HM-2

150

Alarm Assignments: Commercial Fire:

3E, 2L, 1SQD, 2R, 1DC, 1EMS, HM-2

151

Alarm Assignments: High Rise Fire:

3E, 2L, 1SQD, 2R, 1DC, 1EMS, HM-2

152

Alarm Assignments: Additional alarms for structure fires will equal the 2nd alarm response.

True

153

Alarm Assignments: Boat Fire:

Commercial Fire Alarm Assignment

154

Calls for Fire Rescue usually originate from the City of West Palm Beach ______ as they are the Primary Public Safety Access Point (PSAP)

Police Department

155

Incidents will also be simulcast on TAC ___.

6A

156

Units are to announce when they are "In Quarters" on ______.

Fire Main

157

Stations 7 and 8 will operate on TAC channel ___.

3

158

All Communications at emergency incidents will be conducted using _____ communication.

two-way

159

Standard practice will be to use the English language in "_____" for all radio communications.

clear text

160

Assignments should indicate an objective to the action.

True

161

Only the ___ can release companies from an incident.

IC

162

The first progress report should be given after initial ____ has been implemented.

action

163

Dispatch will contact units for status checks in the following situations:

-The unit fails to go "en-route" within two minutes
-Extended on-scene times
-After 12 minutes following arrival at a hospital

164

When making a request for Law Enforcement use ______, not a code or signal.

Plain English

165

If it is not possible for a crew member to remove themselves from the area briefly or if time is of the essence, then a Code -12 or a 10-24 may be transmitted to the Fire Dispatch.

True

166

Apparatus _____ should regulate placement.

function

167

Apparatus should generally be positioned at least ____ feet away from involved buildings, even with nothing showing.

30

168

If apparatus does become endangered, operate hose lines between it and the fire while you reposition it.

True

169

The B/C may elect not to take command, but is still responsible for the incident by virtue of rank.

True

170

The _____ and the _____ may respond directly to the Command Post.

Fire Chief, Assistant Chief of Ops

171

The _____ officer will advise Command of staff personnel available for assignment.

Staging/Base

172

The ______ is still responsible for Command functions until properly transferred.

first arriving Company

173

In Commercial Structure Fires the RIC will Assist Ventilation on side ____

A

174

In Commercial Structure Fires Outside Truck will report to side ____.

C

175

In Commercial Structure Fires, Fire Attack will consider a _____ attack line.

2 1/2"

176

Estimating Required Fire Flow:

Square Footage divided by 3 = Necessary GPM

177

Companies operating in the interior of structures will relay routine progress reports preferably at intervals of ____ minutes.

10

178

Consider the use of ______ Devices to direct fire control efforts.

Thermal Imaging

179

Fire Attack - Defensive: Place first stream on _________.

most threatened exposures

180

If the mode has changed from offensive to defensive during the incident, a _____ will be held prior to ordering exterior streams into operation.

Roll Call

181

Control of ______ is the key to successful PPV.

exit openings

182

The following are essential considerations for use of PPV:

-Life Safety - Will PPV adversely affect the occupants, firefighters or rescuers
-Where is the fire located?
-Where is the inlet opening? (Align with the wind)
-Where is the exhaust opening? Should be leeward side
-What is the smoke and heat path to opening?
-Will it push the fire into unburned space?
-Is the fire burning in a concealed space?

183

Inlet and exhaust openings must be remote from each other to prevent ______.

churning

184

To vent for life:

Take all glass and open all doors

185

To vent for fire:

Locate fire room and coordinate with fire attack to remove glass as they extinguish

186

For Vertical Ventilation, ____ methods of egress are preferred.

two

187

For Horizontal Ventilation, consider ____ ventilation.

natural

188

The following benchmarks will be broadcast to Dispatch for structure fires:

-All Clear
-Under control
-Loss Stopped

189

Garden Apartment: if the fire is contained within a single unit, hoist hose _______.

directly to the fire floor

190

Advancing a charged hose line up stairs requires ___ companies (six firefighters)

two

191

Secondary searches are not complete until all floors/areas have been monitored for ______.

carbon monoxide

192

The operational plan for a High-Rise Fire should consist of five basic points:

-Determine the fire floor
-Verify the fire floor
-Control the occupants
-Control the building systems
-Confie and extinguish the fire

193

High-Rise Fire: Search & Evacuation priorities:

-Fire floor
-Floor(s) above the fire
-Floor(s) below the fire
-Shelter in place if applicable

194

High-Rise Fire staging area is ___ floors below the fire if possible.

2

195

When the size-up indicates the possibility of a fire in a high-rise, Command will:

B.C.S.
-Request a SECOND alarm
-Identify a BASE Location
-Maintain a COMMAND position

196

Fire Attack in a High-Rise Structure should form a ____ person attack group with the next arriving engine and rescue prior to ascending to the fire floor.

6

197

High Rise Fire: Unless otherwise directed by Command, units will report to the _____ Area.

Base

198

Elevators: _____ is when the system has been activated to recall the elevators to the lobby level.

Phase 1

199

Elevators: If a smoke detector has activated on the lobby level, the car(s) will stop at an alternate floor.

True

200

_____ is when the fire department has taken possession and operates the elevator.

Phase 2

201

Elevators: Once the fire service key switch is turned "ON", the key may be ______.

removed

202

Elevators: If the fire is believed to be on the 7th floor or below, elevators WILL NOT BE USED for initial fire attack.

True

203

If the fire is on the 8th floor or above, elevators may be used at the discretion of the company officer, under the following conditions:

-An ECF will be assigned to operate the elevator manually.
-Personnel will go no higher than two floors below the fire.
-All personnel in the elevator will have SCBA
-Multiple lighting sources
-A pressurized water extinguisher
-No more than 7 personnel per elevator car

204

All elevator use will terminate at the floor level of _____.

Staging

205

Units due to arrive first at automatic fire alarms will respond with all visual and audible warning devices (Code 3).

True

206

The alarm system may be "silenced" by Fire Rescue personnel.

True

207

Fire Rescue personnel will NOT reset systems in the event of a fire alarm malfunction.

True

208

In the event of an _____ fire alarm activation and the cause if readily apparent, the IC may assist in resetting the system.

ACCIDENTAL

209

Someone who has a vested interest in the building must be present.

True

210

Vehicle Fires: The appratus wil be spotted at least ____ feet away from the vehicle and upwind if possible.

50

211

Except for incipient fires, the minimum size hose line for vehicle fire attack will be a _____ line.

1 3/4"

212

In the event of a vehicle fire with _____ based fuels foam ops or dry chemical extinguishers should be considered for extinguishment.

Ethanol

213

Vehicle Fires: The battery cables WILL BE disconnected or cut from the battery, both positive and negative.

True

214

The name of the towing company and the location of the impound lot will be included in the Fire Incident Report.

True

215

Ground Cover Fires: A ____ water attack is the fastest method available to counteract fire spread.

direct

216

A fire watch team should consist of at least _____ firefighters with adequate equipment for such as well as water for drinking.

2

217

Fire flows that are anticipated to exceed ____ GPM should have supply lines pumped (relay pumping ops) to maintain adequate residual pressure.

600

218

Fire Stream - Basic Hoseline Priorities:

-Fire stream between fire and person(s) endangered by the fire.
-Fire stream between fire and most threatened exposure (if no life endangered)

219

On-the-ground or aerial master streams for all purposes, are immobile and require ___ to ___ firefighters to manage.

2 to 3

220

Ground master streams CAN be left unattended if in a collapse zone.

True

221

The use of _______ devices is encouraged to check for fire extension and streamline the overhaul and property conservation process.

thermal imaging

222

______ of fire cause will determine the extent of operations prior to the arrival of the fire investigator.

Preservation

223

MVC Response: Units will proceed in the opposite direction of travel at the request of:

-another unit
-PD
-discretion of the company officer

224

MVC Response: The first arriving unit should spot the apparatus between the ____ and ____, if possible.

incident, oncoming traffic

225

MVC Response: Units will not be canceled prior to the completion of the ____ and ____ circle.

inner, outer

226

A _____ is an expedited removal of a patient that has a life threatening injury or exhibits signs that the injuries may be life threatening.

Rapid Extrication

227

The standard order of priority for extrications will be to stabilize the:

-Scene
-Vehicle
-Patient

228

If extrication is needed, a ____ inch hose line will be deployed and charged.

1 3/4'

229

MVC Response: Tool staging will be in the ____ zone.

warm

230

MVC Response: If the patient will be taken out over the hood or trunk, add a ___ point of stabilization.

5th

231

For a Rapid Extrication remove ONLY the glass affecting in access to patient, and are immediately affected by cutting/spreading.

True

232

Standard ___ Minute Extrication.

20

233

Civil Disturbance: ____ and _____ are priorities.

Control, confinement

234

Civil Disturbance: Fire streams WILL NOT be used for crowd control or dispersal.

True

235

The Evacuation Signal will consist of repeated short blasts of the air horn for approx. ____ seconds, followed by ___ sec of silence. The sequence will be done three times;

10, 10

236

Total air horn evacuation signal including periods of silence will last ___ seconds.

50

237

Evacuation Signal should be done in conduction with the radio announcement of ________.

EMERGENCY TRAFFIC

238

Civil Disturbance: Fires in 1 or 2 story buildings: Water Supply: 2nd Engine/Ladder stays at a hydrant and waits orders to open it.

True

239

WPBFR will break the glass of vehicles for purposes _____ only, not to gain access for key retrieval.

rescue

240

Entry to Occupied Vehicle - Owner NOT Present:

Request PD
Include PD Case # on the Fire Report
Use a spring loaded punch in the LOWER corner of the window

241

Animals Locked in Vehicles - Animal in Distress: Have the dispatcher contact Animal Control if the owner is not present.

True

242

Elevators: Any personnel entering the hoist-way will wear ____ and ____.

helmet, gloves

243

Elevators: If civilians (victims) are to enter the hoist-way, they will also be provided with a _____ and secured by a ladder belt and rope.

helmet

244

Elevators: Extend a ladder from the landing to the top of the elevator car with sufficient length to extend ___ feet above the landing.

3

245

MCI: Level I

5-10 patients

246

MCI: Leve II

11-20 patients

247

MCI: Level III

21-100 patients

248

MCI: Level IV

101-1000 patients

249

MCI: Level V

over 1000 patients

250

MCI assignments are NOT progressive as with a structure fire.

True

251

MCI: As other units are on scene, assign other functional groups such as:

-Treatment
-Transport
-Landing Zone
-Extrication
-Haz Mat
-Rehab

252

MCI: Transportation Group will communicate with ____ and advise information.

Med-Com

253

An evacuation order can be given via the SEMS unit.

True

254

If member(s) are missing, the dispatcher will be notified by _____.

phone

255

Any member may use "MAYDAY" to report a lost firefighter.

True

256

Command response to a missing firefighter, the first five actions must be accomplished very rapidly:

1. Emergency Traffic
2. Change Plan to a High Priority Rescue Effort
3. Immediately request additional alarms
4. Fireground Accountability (ROLL CALL)
5. Commit the Rescue Group/Division

257

At least ____ additional alarm should be immediately requested for a response to a missing firefighter.

one

258

The only practical method to obtain an accurate count for a Roll Call may be to ___________

withdraw crews to the exterior

259

Each rescue team should enter the building with at least ____ RIC-Pak SCBA Rescue Kit for each reported lost/trapped firefighter.

one

260

AHB: Once disturbed, colonies may remain agitated for ___ hours and attack people and animals within a range of a ____ mile from the hive.

24, quarter

261

AHB will reproduce (swarm) ___ to ___ times per year, as compared to native honey bees (1-2 times per year.)

4 to 8

262

The best method for escaping a bee attack is to cover your head and run for shelter.

True

263

When the Dispatch Center receives a call for AHB attack, the response assignment will be:

1 Rescue
1 Suppression
EMS Captain
B/C

264

AHB: Is the incident in close proximity (____ feet or less) to a school, daycare, nursing home, etc.

200

265

AHB: Staging should be a minimum of ____ feet from the colony.

150

266

AHB: The IC should consider staging transport units ___ yards away to prevent bees entering the transport vehicle.

300

267

AHB: If available, a ____ truck is preferred to remove a patient from the hazard area.

pick-up

268

AHB: The foam application shall be continued into the air and on the firefighters and victims during the retreat to a minimum safe distance of ___ feet.

150

269

AHB: Foam or wetting agents will kill the AHB within approx. ___ seconds of contact.

60

270

Upon deciding to establish the "Rehab" group, the IC will request an additional paramedic unit for the purpose of staffing the Rehab area.

True

271

The single most important activity at Rehab is the replacement of _____.

fluids

272

At a minimum, ___ ounces of water should be consumed with each SCBA bottle change.

8

273

Each person should drink at least ___ of water or activity beverage per hour during extended ops.

one quart

274

Reassessment should be done every ____ minutes while the person is in Rehab.

5

275

Rehab: Any person with a pulse rate over ____ and a temperature greater than ___ degrees Fahrenheit should remain in Rehab until both pulse and temp have fallen below these levels to minimize the risk of heat exhaustion and/or heat stroke.

110, 100

276

Rehab: SpCO > ____ administer O2

105

277

Rehab: SpCO > ___% is an emergency and patient should be transported for evaluation to the nearest appropriate facility.

40

278

WMD: Approach cautiously, from uphill/upwind if possible and avoid congested areas.

True

279

WMD: Staging Areas should be _____ selected to prevent the possibility of secondary devices.

randomly

280

WMD: Proper PPE (Units are equipped with ___ sets of PPE in black utility bags)

3

281

WMD: Contaminated patients MAY NOT be transported by Trauma Hawk.

True

282

Commercial Structure Fires: Water supply should consider a _____ lay.

reverse

283

Used for incident priorities during structure fires:

RECEOVS
Rescue
Exposure
Confinement
Extinguishment
Overhaul
Ventilation
Salvage

284

Allows all agencies with responsibility for the incident to establish a common set of incident objectives and strategies:

Unified Command

285

The Command Staff consists of the :

P.S.L
Public Information Officer
Safety Officer
Liaison Officer

286

The General Staff consists of the :

F.L.O.P
Finance/Administration Section Chief
Logistics Section Chief
Operations Section Chief
Planning Section Chief

287

S.M.A.R.T. acronym:

Smart
Measurable
Attainable
Results oriented
Timely

288

The tactical objectives the IC is responsible for in ICS:

S.L.I.P.E.
Safety
Life Safety
Incident Stabilization
Property Conservation
Environmental

289

Tactical level officers include:

Section Chiefs
Branch Directors and/or
Division/Group supervisors

290

Face to Face is the preferred method to transfer command and should be applied to Chief to Chief transfers of command.

True

291

Whether it is by oral or written means, every transfer of command wil communicate the four (4) aspects of the ICS 201 form:

D.A.S.R.
1. Drawing or verbal description of the scene
2. Actions taken
3. Scene organization
4. Resource report

292

In most cases, ____ single resources represent the MAXIMUM span of control for a Division/Group supervisor.

5

293

The four ICS Sections are:

O.P.L.A.
1. Operations
2. Planning
3. Logistics
4. Admin/Finance

294

The _____ Officer's function is to be the point of contact for representatives from assisting and cooperating agencies.

Liaison

295

The ____ will be used to compliment the ICS and is expandable to include multiple alarms, make up companies, and mutual aid companies:

PAS

296

Priorities of the RIC:

L.U.P.E.S
1. Locating missing/trapped FFs
2. Using audible alarms for PASS devices and communication via portable radio if possible
3. Provide air support
4. Ensure trapped members protected with hose line
5. Size-up Rescue needs and call for extrication if needed

297

A Chief Officer will contact the Fire Chief or his/her designee under the following circumstances:

1. On-duty injury of a firefighter requiring hospital admission
2. Any firefighter fatality, on or off duty. Only the Fire Chief or Assistant Fire Chiefs will contact family members.
3. Any circumstance which would require the Fire Chief's immediate knowledge.

298

The Company Officer, Group Supervisor, and Division Supervisor have the responsibility to maintain compliance with the firefighter personal protective equipment policy.

True

299

If the incident is received while the apparatus is returning from an incident, training, pre fire planning, etc. the _____ will determine whether to stop apparatus and don gear or wait until arriving at the incident.

Company Officer

300

The ____ of a Fire Rescue apparatus or vehicle has the legal responsibility for its safe and prudent operation at all times.

driver

301

The _____ will confirm that the overhead door is open completely.

company officer

302

The Fire Dispatcher will contact the appropriate law enforcement agency and inform them using "Plain English", that an emergency response is needed, regardless of a reference being available or not.

True

303

Ladder officers must consider these in spotting the apparatus:

1. Extent and location of fire
2. Most dangerous direction of spread
3. Confinement
4. Exposure conditions
5. Overhead obstructions
6. Structural conditions

304

____ alarms are defined in the National Fire Alarm Code as any alarm caused by mechanical failure, improper installation, lack of proper maintenance, or any alarm activated by a cause that cannot be determined.

Nuisance

305

The following should be considered when developing a strategy:

1. Location of fastest moving portion of the fire
2. Burning conditions
3. Type of fuel - light/heavy
4. Exposures
5. Size of the fire
6. STAFFING NEEDS
7. Accessibility to the fire area
8. Water Supply
9. LINES OF RETREAT
10. LOCATION OF COMMAND POST
11. Weather
*******NOT Time of Day*******

306

Civil Disturbance: Task Forces will remain intact.

True

307

Civil Distrubance: Water Supply: All vehicle STOP at a hydrant. The hydrant will be flowed to ensure a valid water supply and to clear debris from the barrel of the hydrant.

True

308

Elevator Emergencies: Activity Sequence:

L.C.A.P.
1. Determine LOCATION of stalled elevator
2. Establish and maintain COMMUNICATION with the passengers
3. ASSESS passengers
4. Secure the POWER supply

309

Attempt to recall elevators to ground floor using elevator control keys.

True

310

Utilize, with caution, the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook if placards are present. If no placards are present or they are unreadable, use Guide ____ for Unknown products.

111

311

MCI: Red Ribbon:

First Priority

312

MCI: Yellow Ribbon:

Second Priority - Delayed

313

MCI: Green Ribbon:

Third Priority - Ambulatory

314

MCI: Black Ribbon:

Deceased

315

MCI: Blue Ribbon:

Contaminated - Decon Required

316

START: Respirations

RED ribbon

317

START: Radial Pulse present or cap refill 2 seconds or less

GO to MENTAL

318

If any personnel are not accounted for, all unnecessary operations will be suspended and the ____ will be advised of last known location and objective of missing members.

RIC

319

The term ______ shall be used to clear radio traffic.

Emergency Traffic

320

Command Response To A Missing Firefighter: First five must be accomplished very rapidly:

E.P.A.A.R
1. EMERGENCY Traffic
2. Change PLAN to high priority rescue effort
3. Immediately request ADDITIONAL ALARMS
4. Fireground ACCOUNTABILITY
5. Commit the RESCUE Group/Division

321

More than ____ percent of all fatalities associated with confide space operations are the "rescuers"

60

322

Those areas which are not intended for continual occupancy, have limited means of ingress and egress, and have the potential for physical, chemical, or atmospheric engulfment:

Confined Space

323

Phases in Confined Space Rescue:

S.E.A.E.S.T
I. SCENE Preparation
II. ENTRY preparation
III. ATMOSPHERIC preparation
IV. ENTRY
V. SAFETY considerations
VI. TERMINATION

324

A minimum of ___ Special Ops personnel are required for Con Space rescue.

10

325

If you must remove your SCBA to fit in the opening or move in the space, DO NOT ENTER! If you enter with standard SCBA, go no more than ___ feet from entrance.

25

326

Confined Space: The following will be considered IDLH environment:

F.O.O.T.
1. Flammability reading of 10% of the LEL
2. Oxygen reading less than 19.5%
3. Oxygen reading greater than 23.5%
4. Toxicity: CO reading of 35 ppm or more.
Hydrogen Sulfide reading of 10 ppm or more

327

Confined Space: Time in any space will be limited to ___ minutes for the entry team.

20

328

All equipment necessary for a confined space rescue will be checked for operability and defects every SATURDAY, as per Special Ops equipment checkout procedures.

True

329

All high angle rescue equipment will be checked WEEKLY.

True

330

Those evacuations that are, generally speaking, LESS THAN 40 degrees inclination:

Non-Technical Evacuations

331

Those evacuations that are GREATER THAN 40 degrees inclination or on such rough terrain that the evacuation requires specific tech rescue training.

Technical Evacuation

332

For terrain of less than 40 degrees inclination, attendants should face ____ during the evacuation.

direction of travel

333

For terrain of greater than 40 degrees inclination, attendants should face ____ during the evacuation.

the anchor

334

Once cubic yard of soil alone weighs _____ lbs.

3,000

335

Trench: In general, the depth is greater than the width, but the width of a trench (measured from the bottom) is no greater than ____ feet.

15

336

Trench: Teams will be limited to ____ minutes in any excavation.

30

337

Trench: Atmospheric monitoring will occur during occupancy at intervals dependent on the possibility of changing conditions, but in no case greater that every ___ minutes.

15

338

Trench: Perform a safety analysis every ___ minutes and survey for weakened walls, tension cracks, and fissures.

30

339

Dive: It is the responsibility of the ______ to review and update the Dive Rescue Policy.

Dive Control Board

340

Total elapsed time measured in minutes from the time a diver leaves the surface in descent until the time that diver begins a direct ascent to surface:

Bottom time

341

Fire Rescue Personnel with the experience and training to be in charge of the dive operation:

Dive Group Leader

342

Fire Rescue employee holding a Dive Rescue 1 Trainer certification through Dive Rescue International:

Dive Team Commander (DTC)

343

An ascent made with an adequate air supply at a rate of 60 feet per minute or less:

Normal Ascent

344

Water fills the lungs thus stopping the ability to breath:

Wet Drowning

345

Historically, while about ___% of all team ops are in the Rescue Mode, the greater number of diver fatalities have occurred at these times.

2

346

Post Dive: The IC will conduct a PIA and after-action report. They will forward the report to the Training Chief and DTC by their next duty day.

True

347

Subsequent monitoring of vital signs and neuro evaluations will be completed at a ___ minute interval and ____ intervals after the initial post dive evaluation.

5, 15

348

Pony Bottle is ___ cubic ft.

13

349

Dive: Verify the proper pressure on the pressure gauge (minimum ___ psi)

2500

350

Dive: Check dates for current hydrostatic ( __ years) and visual inspection ( __ year) test dates.

5, 1

351

Dive: The maximum allowable pressure of ____ psi should not be exceeded.

3200

352

All personnel working within ___ feet of the water's edge will wear mandatory PFD's.

20

353

The order of water rescue form low-risk to high-risk will be:

Talk
Reach
Throw
Row
Go

354

Incident Command positions for WMD's are"

H.E.F.
Haz-Mat
EMS
Fire

354

Primary dive bottle size :

60 cubic feet

356

High Rise: In addition to Fire Attack and RIC the following needs to be considered based on the specific needs of the incident:

1. Lobby control
2. Search & evacuation
3. Staging
4. Base
5. Medical
6. Safety
7. Logistics & Planning
8. Air/Light Support

357

Function of Fire Attack: Residential/Commercial:

S.C.D.S
-Size up - including 360 if possible
-Command - Establish or transfer
-Determine length and type of hose needed
-Stretch and operate initial attack line

358

Function of Inside Truck: Residential/Commercial:

F.L.A.P.
-Forcible Entry
-Locate and confine fire if possible
-Assist with Fire Attack
-Primary Search and Rescue

359

Function of Outside Truck: Residential/Commercial:

V.V.S.U.
-VES
-Ventilation - Start opening up the building
-Secondary means of egress
-Utility Control

360

Function of Water Supply: Residential/Commercial:

W.B.C.
-Water Supply
-Back up line
-Consider reverse lay