Flashcards in *TB 99- River Rescue Deck (13):
River Rescue: (Priority / Second / The Final outcome?)
Rescue of the victim is ______.
Self-rescue is ____.
Rescue of our teammates is _____
Remember that self-rescue is the priority
Rescue of our teammates is second
The rescue of the victim is the final outcome
Victims should first be directed to be floating on their back with feet facing _____. The victim shall then utilize a ferry angle (angling their body ____ degrees against the current with the head pointing toward the "target" riverbank).
The tension diagonal is generally a rope which is tensioned across a channel at a downstream angle of no more than ___ degrees to the current flow or vector
From the ready position, a rescue net is dropped into the water on mutual command when the victim is still ___ to ___ seconds upstream
The inflated hose rescue operation should use 50 to ____ feet (maximum) of 2-1/2 inch firefighting hose
The inflated fire hose used for river rescue should be inflated to ___ to ___ psi.
Once the inflated hose is filled with air it may be placed into the ready position, suspended from the downstream side of a bridge/overpass approximately ___ foot above the water
River Rescue: Throw Bag (Belay system or tether?)
The"thrower" shall be attached to a _____.
The "catcher" shall be tied off to a _____.
•The "thrower" shall be attached to a tether, since his mobility upstream or downstream is not necessary.
•The "catcher" shall be tied off to a belay system. This gives him the ability to move upstream or downstream to catch the victim pendulumming in at variable lengths.
River Rescue: Throw Bag
Successful throwing - an _____ (overhand or underhand?) throw which will spool the line out across the victim's chest has proven to be most effective
In all cases where a member is within ____ ft of the water, specialized protective gear is mandatory.
River Rescue: (laminar flow or helical flow?)
1. ____ is the layered flows of water which are slower on the bottom and sides, and faster toward the surface.
2. ____ is a circular, rolling flow of water near the banks which forces water midstream
1. Laminar flow
2. helical flow
A ____ is upstream current that forms behind a surface object in the river, or behind a bank or curve in the river.