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1

PPF's, How long can they run at full throttle?

2 to 3 hours
PS L23 carries PPF's

2

PPF's, the 2 wheels are located where?

to the front of the fan.
PS never transport while in operation

3

T/F PPF's should have the exhaust hoses attached in order to limit CO.

False. must have
PS even on the exterior

4

PPF's, prior to starting fans there are 2 things that must be checked?

fuel and oil

5

PPF's at MUD fans shall be started for ***minutes at full rpm, prior to starting check visual check*****.

5 minutes
fan belt and tightness

6

PPF's can move ***** cubic feet per min.

24.000
PS check fans once a 24 on the 9x

7

What are the dimensions of the the ko curtain?

8' x 6'

8

Ko curtain survived 50 mph winds 4 60 minutes at how many degrees f?

2000 degrees F. (Same as fwb)

9

Immediately after the ko curtain is deployed what is the percentage of decrease in temperatures?

50 % and significant flame reduction

10

When should the ko curtain be checked?

Weekly during mud and after each use
PS weighs 26.5

11

How long are the fire proof deployment ropes on a ko curtain?

15 '

12

KO deployment FF tools?
KO receiving FF tools?

ACRO- KHH-HHH
Deployment- KO-Halligan-Hydraram
Receiving- Halligan- HalliganHook-Hydraram

13

What color is the vinyl bag used to carry the fire window blanket?

White

14

Who brings the fire window blanket the the floor above the fire?

Rescue and squad, but it can be deployed by any company as long as they are assisted by rescue or squad

15

What does the fire window blanket weigh?

40lbs

16

What are the dimensions of the fire window blanket?

10' by 12'

17

How many windows does the fire window blanket cover?

2

18

Ic must make a ht announcement before deployment of fire window blanket deployment to ask the all units to report what?

Any adverse conditions caused by deployment

19

Can a company use the ko curtain or the fire window blanket for drill?

No. Div has drill ko curtains and blankets.

20

How many floors above the fire can the fire window blanket be deployed?

2 floors above if ic deems necessary

21

What color is the ko training curtain carrying bag?

Black w yellow stripes forming an x
PS Latin Kings get Knocked Out at TRAINING, What are there gang colors.

22

How many ko training curtains does each div have?

2

23

What color is the ko curtain?

Red with a yellow/ grey x
PS SAME AS REDSKINS HELMET SOMETIMES WITH GREY

24

When are the sure search door markers to be used?

Complex search operations to indicate if searches have been/are being carried out

25

What color are the sure search door markers.

Day glow yellow

26

What other use can the large sure search door marker serve?

It can wrap around door jam to keep it unlocked

27

The sure search door markers will be issued to selected ladder companies and rescues. Each member of these companies will receive how many?

2 large and 2 small

28

How may tons of force does the rabbit tool exert?

4 tons
PS hydra ram extends 4 inches

29

How such does the rabbit tool weigh?

25 lbs

30

What position is the rabbit tool designed to work in?

The horizontal but may be used vertically if the hose is faced down.

31

When multiple locks are found on a door where should the tool be place?
What tool are we talking about?

Between the door knob and the lock

32

What shall officers ensure that no members stand in front of while forcing a for w/ a rabbit tool?

Locks protected by shields

33

How far does the hydra ram extend?

4 inches
ps rabbit has 4 tons of force

34

What does the hydra ram weigh?

13 lbs. (13 inches)

35

Can the hydra ram be used under water?

Yes
PS hydra means water jerk

36

What position is the hydra ram designed to work in?

Horizontal or vertical (rabbit only horizontal but can be used vert if hose is facing down)

37

Can the rabbit tool be used as an auto extrication tool?

No
(hydra ram can be used to provide opening on side of hood or trunk for placement of an extinguishment agent)

38

What is the main purpose that the hydra ram the was designed for?

To open inward and outward opening doors (rabbit is designed for inward only)

39

When is the hurst tool inspected?

Daily and after each use
Tools 10 2.1

40

When storing the honda mini mate power unit on the apparatus, the fuel valve must be on the(on/off) position.

Off
Tools 10 3.3

41

Pressurized water EXTINGUISHER
How many gallons?
How much weight?

2 1/2 gallons
30 lbs

42

PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER
What is the operating PRESSURE?
Water Can be expelled in HOW LONG?

100psi @70 degrees
Can expell in 55 seconds

43

PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER
How many types of water extinguisher(s) are utilized in the field?
When is extinguisher HYDROSTATICALLY tested?

2 types of EXTINGUISHERS

TESTED AT
5yr intervals
Or
Showing evidence of corrosion/mechanical damage

44

PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER
Where do you direct the stream of an extinguisher at a fire?

BASE of the FIRE
Gloved FINGER PLACED LIGHTLY over the NOZZLE

45

PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER
What CLASS of fires is the water extinguisher used on?

CLASS A fires
also can
COOL A BURNED VICTIM OR MEMBER
also can
TEMPORARILY protect member operating IN fire conditions

46

PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER
Can WATER EXTINGUISHER be used ON or ABOUT ENERGIZED ELECTRICAL FIRES?

NEVER TO BE USED

47

PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER
T/F
Pressurized WATER EXTINGUISHER is inspected each TOUR and AFTER EACH USE?

False
DAILY and after EACH USE

48

PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER
Where shall the GUAGE POINTER NEEDLE be to indicate that the extinguisher is OPERABLE?

Within the GREEN area

When examined DAILY
LIFT the ext to determine its fullness

49

PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER
Water extinguisher should NEVER be set higher than how many psi?

Never set higher than
125 psi

50

PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER
DESCRIPTION

2 1/2 gallons
30 lbs
55 seconds to expell
100 psi @70degrees

5 yr interval tested

51

KO CURTAIN
DESCRIPTION

8'x6'
4 Stainless steel CLIPS
5 HIGH TEMPERED ALUMINUM BARS
15 ft long FIRE PROOF ROPES (3/8") in diameter

52

FIRE WINDOW BLANKET
Who shall prepare the report if a FIRE WINDOW BLANKET has been used at an operation and to WHO?

The OFFICER of the confiscated blanket
TO
CHIEF OF OPERATIONS
copy forwarded to Chief of Fire Academy

53

FIRE WINDOW BLANKET
Description

10'x12'
40lbs
Cloth w Foil

Large enough to cover 2 windows

54

PORTABLE LIGHTING N GENERATING EQUIPMENT
If a PORTABLE GENERATOR is used to power an EXHAUST FAN, what is the IDEAL length of electrical cord?

50ft or LESS

55

HIGH RISE NOZZLE
What are conditions that may cause a WIND DRIVEN FIRE?

A) WIND CONDITION blowing toward a fire apt window
B) open window
C) an open fire apt DOOR w/ high heat and
smoke condition on the FIRE FLOOR

56

HIGH RISE NOZZLE
Who has the HIGH RISE NOZZLE?
What signal are they ALWAYS dispatched on?

At least ONE ENGINE CO in every battalion

Dispatched at EVERY 10-77

57

HIGH RISE NOZZLE
Who is responsible for bringing the HIGH RISE NOZZLE and where is the nozzle brought too?

4th due ENGINE COMPANY
To the
COMMAND POST

58

HIGH RISE NOZZLE
A 4th due engine, responding to a 10-77, that is not equipped with the high rise nozzle should do what?

OFFICER contacts DISPATCH
And get the
IDENTITY of the ENGINE company that is equipped


59

HIGH RISE NOZZLE
How long is the HRN?
With what DEGREE on the BEND?
When do we put the SHUT-OFF ON the HRN?

8 ft long
68degree 2ft BEND
SHUT OFF is PERMANENTLY ATTACHED
T shaped handle

60

HIGH RISE NOZZLE TB TOOLS 7 5.6
How many ENGINE companies are need to put the HRN into operation and what are they EQUIPPED with?

2 ENGINE COMPANIES
W/
Standpipe Kit
IRONS w/
RABBIT TOOL
ROLL UPS
HRN

61

HIGH RISE NOZZLE
How would u REPOSITION the HRN to another room?

SHUT DOWN at the SHUT OFF
located
ONE LENGTH BACK from NOZZLE
BLEED THE LINE
REPOSITION NOZZLE to desired location

62

COCKLOFT NOZZLE
What size hole approximately is needed in the ceiling for the COCKLOFT nozzle to fit?

3'x3' HOLE

63

COCKLOFT NOZZLE
CLEARING between the TOP of the CEILING JOISTS and the BOTTOM of the ROOF JOISTS must be a minimum of ---- in order for the COCKLOFT nozzle to work?

4"

64

COCKLOFT NOZZLE
DISCHARGE rate of COCKLOFT nozzle is?

125 gpm (approximately)

65

COCKLOFT NOZZLE
What is the LENGHT of the COCKLOFT NOZZLE?

6'3"

Carried IN DIVISION VEHICLES
and
SQUAD

66

COCKLOFT NOZZLE
How MANY and how BIG are the OST on COCKLOFT NOZZLE?
How far do these tips increase the reach of the stream?

Two 1/2"OST

Reach of stream in excess of 60 ft

67

COCKLOFT NOZZLE
Where is the PREFERRED LOCATION to use the COCKLOFT NOZZLE inside a NFP multiple dwelling?

IMMEDIATELY inside the APT DOOR

Use of cockloft nozzle does NOT ELIMINATE pulling ceilings

68

COCKLOFT NOZZLE
How would members operate the direction of the stream from the COCKLOFT NOZZLE?

ROTATING the nozzle
90 degrees
And then
RETURNING to its
ORIGINAL POSITION

69

SAWS
Which BLADE is used to CUT MASONRY MATERIALS?

Silicon CARBIDE

70

SAWS
Which BLADE is used for STEEL, METAL WINDOW BARS?

Aluminum OXIDE

71

SAWS
Which BLADE is used for LIGHT SHEET METALS?

CARBIDE TIP

72

SAWS
What are the 3 BLADES that we use on PORTABLE SAWS?

CAS
ROOF to Concrete

C CARBIDE (roof saw)
A Aluminum Oxide (irons saw)
S Silicon Carbide (concrete

73

SAWS
What does the CARBIDE TIP blade cut?

Carbide
(gravel,tar covered ROOFS, wood flooring, light sheet materials and similar materials

74

SAWS
What does the ALUMINUM OXIDE blades?

SAMM

Steel
Auto bodies
Metal security DOORS
Metal window BARS

75

SAWS
What does the SILICON CARBIDE blade cut?

CONCRETE
and
MASONRY MATERIALS

76

SAWS
How long will the saw last with continuous operations?
What is the gas to oil ratio mixture?

20 to 30 mins

1 gallon of fresh gas to 4.8ounces of partner engine OIL

77

SAWS
How often are SAWS CHECKED?
What is included in the WEEKLY CHECK?

Saws checked BEGINNING of EACH TOUR

BELT ADJUSTMENTS weekly at MUD
And
after EVERY CUTTING operation

78

SAWS
What FOOT is place into the control guard, when starting the saw?
How far do the STARTER CORD?

LEFT

Couple of INCHES

79

SAWS
How long do u allow the saw to
RUN?
at FULL THROTTLE?
What are you looking for when FINGER is removed trigger?

RUN (10 to 20 sec)
FULL THROTTLE (10 to 20 sec)
Allow the saw to IDLE check that the BLADE STOPS TURNING

80

SAWS
When do we place a CARBIDE tip saw OOS?

Blade runs at a LOW IDLE
8 or MORE TIPS (missing,broke or worn down)

81

SAWS
When do we place the ALUMINUM OXIDE or SILICON CARBIDE BLADES out of service?

If BLADE continues to spin at LOW IDLE
BLADE IS
CRACKED or BADLY NICKED
WORN DOWN TO 8"diameter or LESS
CENTER HOLE wears OUT OF ROUND

82

SAWS
What should be your PLAN before starting SAW at an operation?

WEL

Wind direction
Egress (safe means)
Location and sequence of cuts

83

SAWS
How many members will be considered a TEAM performing cutting operations?

Whenever a possible
A TEAM OF TWO

Whoever operates saw is THE OPERATOR
Other guy is GUIDE FF

84

SAWS
What are the PHYSICAL communication system between the
GUIDE MAN and OPERATOR?

SLAPS ON BACK
ONE -----STOP CUT
TWO-----CUT
THREE---SHUT DOWN SAW

85

SAWS
How is the CIRCLE OF DANGER measured?

20 ft RADIUS
In ALL directions from the POINT where the BLADE of saw is in OPERATION

86

SAWS
What MEMBER(s) may enter the CIRCLE OF DANGER?

OOG

O OFFICER
O OPERATOR
G GUIDE

87

SAWS
What shall the member TESTING the saw,have on when checking the saw around quarters? 4.7.3

FULL PPE
GOGGLES or EYE SHIELDS DOWN

88

SAWS
How does a saw get moved from one position to another?

DISENGAGE CLUTCH
RELEASE TRIGGER
BLADE on FLAT SURFACE to stop blade from SPINNING
ROLL SAW TO NEXT ASSIGNMENT

89

SAWS
What do u do to the saw when it's going to be UNATTENDED?

ALWAYS
SHUT DOWN

90

SAWS
When saw is used ON OTHER THAN flat horizontal surface at foot level, what should be done?

BLADE GUARD
MOVED and SECURED TO PROTECT OPERATOR

91

SAWS
Except as described in TL 6 section 4.2 POWER SAW should not be used on a peaked roof due to:

A) limited maneuverability
B) balance is critical
C) guide member has little possibility of backing up OPERATOR
D) relatively small opening required, can be made w/ AXE

92

SAWS
What is the STANCE known as for normal cutting?
How far away should feet be apart?
How thick is the saw blade?

BOXER STANCE
18"-20" inches
1' foot

93

SAWS
Which BLADE do you run at FULL RPM before contacting SURFACE?
Which BLADE do you run at LOW SPEED into material?

CARBIDE BLADE (high RPM)
ABRASIVE DISC (low RPM) aluminum oxide n silicone carbide

94

SAWS
Where should the OPERATORS FEET NEVER BE PLACED during cutting operations?

NEVER
between TWO CUTS
NEVER
Between ONE CUT and an UNSUPPORTED END

95

SAWS
How can HOT SPOTS determined from the roof?

Soft spots
Melting snow/ice
On a wet roof STEAM or DRY AREA
Touch of SOIL PIPES/VENT PIPES

96

SAWS
Which way do BEAMS run and how many inches on center are they?

BEAMS run the SHORT SIDE of building
usually from SIDE to SIDE
16" on center

97

SAWS
What is an indication of the blade been too DEEP?

FRESH SMOKE
AND
SLOWING OF BLADE

98

SAWS
What would SPARK indicate while cutting a roof?

CUT IS ON THE BEAM

MOVE SAW TO INSIDE OF THE CUT

99

SAWS
COFFIN CUTS are what size?

3feet
By
6feet

100

SAWS
How do the CUTS go when cutting a roof?

Wind at your BACK
1st cut---3ft
2nd cut---KNOCKOUT
3rd cut---6ft
First three cuts will form a 7
4th cut---3ft
5th cut---3ft
These five cuts will form a 9
6th cut---3ft
7th cut---3ft
These cuts will form an 8

101

SAWS
How many LENGTHS does the SLING come in?

2 LENGTH

50" partner saw and homelite saw
59" master saw and target quickie saw

SLING MUST be removed BEFORE STARTING SAW

102

SAWS
Where do you put the LOOP of the SLING on the OPERATOR?

Over the shoulders
Back of the neck
And
Under the armpits
Tie a single knot

103

SAWS
Which BLADE is color coded and what color?

SILICONE CARBIDE BLADE
Painted YELLOW (BOTH SIDES)

CUTS CONCRETE

Company Commander is responsible

104

TIC
When is the TIC especially helpful?
What does the TIC provide?

In a LOW VISIBILITY environment of STRUCTURAL FIREFIGHTING.

Representation of TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCES unaffected by smoke

105

TIC
Who is BEST SUITED to carry the TIC?

Company OFFICER

106

TIC
Who carries the TIC?

Ladders
Squads
Rescue
Hazmat 1

107

TIC
What 3 colors(for the most part)represents TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCE on a TIC?

BLACK- LEAST amount of heat
WHITE- MOST amount of heat in the scene
GRAY- RANGE btween black n white

Some other colors used are RED or ORANGE

108

TIC
What CONTRAST would a cooler area display on the TIC?

Cooler area- High CONTRAST (blue)

More HEAT present-Low CONTRAST (green)

109

TIC
What is the condition known as, when conditions change from COOLER to HOTTER, back to COOLER?

Changing THERMAL CONTRAST

Is the change from LOW contrast(cooler/darker)
To
HIGH contrast(hotter/whiter)

110

TIC
When using the TIC and searching for fire location or extension, operator should detect what?

Presence of CONVECTED HEAT
along with
DIRECTION and VELOCITY
earlier than later

CONVECTED heat movement may appear WHITE (heat)

111

TIC
What may conceal heat from a fire, when searching w/ the TIC?

Multiple LAYERS
THICKNESS OF MATERIAL (drop ceiling /insulation)
When searching for fire


Blankets
Clothes
Sheets furniture
When searching for LIFE

112

TIC
How can TIC be used during the INITIAL SIZE UP?

Fire location
Fire extension
Occupants at window who are obscured by SMOKE

TIC shall be CARRIED n USED at ALL STRUCTURAL FIRES

113

TIC
When operating the TIC were should we BEGIN?

Stay LOW
SLOWLY scan area

Start at CEILING
Using SIDE to SIDE scanning motion
SLOWLY working to FLOOR

114

TIC
What are the OBJECTIVES of using the TIC for INTERIOR SEARCH and Rescue operations?

Search for LIFE
Search for FIRE
STRUCTURAL CONSIDERATIONS

115

TIC
Where else besides structural fires may the TIC help in locating a person?

Person in WATER
Person in WOODS
VICTIM thrown from VEHICLE

TB 27 pg 4 n 5 take a look over

116

TIC
THERMAL IMAGING does NOT see through?

Clear Glass
Or
Plastic

117

TIC
What is the FOCAL POINT of the TIC?
What is average FIELD OF VIEW?
What is DEPTH PERCEPTION?

3 ft from camera lens (approximately)
50 degrees field of view
1:1 depth perception

TIC will NOT SEE thru WATER

118

TIC
Where do we WIPE when STEAM and CONDENSATION distorts the screen and camera lens?

3 places
SCBA FACEPIECE
DISPLAY SCREEN
CAMERA LENS

TIC are NOT INTRINSICALLY SAFE

119

TIC
How often is TIC inspected?
How do we verify that TIC is functioning properly?

TIC inspected
EACH TOUR (twice a day) after roll call
AFTER EACH USE

By placing the TIC close to your face and viewing
your OUTSTRETCHED HAND
or
ANOTHER FIREFIGHTER

120

REBAR CUTTER
Who carries the rebar cutter?

Ladder
Squad
Rescues

121

Rebar Cutter
How much in DIAMETER can the rebar cutter cut?

5/8" in DIAMETER
wrought iron fences

122

Rebar cutter
The rebar cutter is DOUBLE TRIGGER CORDLESS SWITCH?

SINGLE TRIGGER

123

Rebar Cutter
What position do we position the head of the tool?

RIGHT ANGLE

head is SWIVEL HEAD

124

Rebar Cutter
T/F
Do NOT operate tool in an EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE

True
Tool creates sparks

125

LobsterRebar Cutter
Tool will not work well when temp is below?
Swivel head will turn how many degrees?

32 degrees

180 degrees

126

Lobster rebar cutter
How many cuts with a fully charged battery ?

40 cuts

Operated weekly

127

Lobster rebar cutter
How often is it recommended in changing the hydraulic oil?

Every 6 months

Jan 1st and July 1st

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