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What is the red section of the 704 placard

Flammability, 0 will not burn, 4 is flammable gases volatile liquids pyrophoric materials

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What is the yellow section on the 704 placard

Instability, 0 normal stable, 4 capable of detonating at ambient temperatures

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What is the mission statement

The Santa Barbara county fire department serves and safeguards the community from the impacts of fires, medical emergencies, environmental emergencies, and natural disasters through leadership, planning, education, prevention, code enforcement, and all hazard emergency response

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At a battery recharging station, what needs to be on hand in case of a fire?

Proper ventilation, smoking and open flame are prohibited, explosion proof electrical equipment, and personnel shall know how to properly shutdown. Pg 76 inspection

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An orange hazard placard represents what?

A hazardous material being shipped In a cargo tank, portable tank, or tank car. Placard contains a four digit I.d number and either a un or na

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An acid that gets on a suit and eats it away is an exaMple of what

Chemical degradation or corrosive

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A material that cause irreversible skin damage is known as

Cutaneous hazard

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If a chemical is hemotoxic, what does it effect

The blood

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What is the danger of checking an electrically driven pump or engine cooler

May turn on without warning if the engine is on

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In fire resistive rating, what does the first number represent?

First is the rating in hours of exterior bearing walls
Second is the rating in hours of structural frames or columns
Third is the rating in hours of the floor construction

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Why is a photograph more valuable than a drawing or sketch during an inspection

Because they document the conditions at the time of the inspection.. Pg 33 inspection

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What is an exit?

That portion of a means of egress that is separated from all other spaces of the building and that provides a protected way of travel to the exit discharge. Pg 449 inspection

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Where in the ERG would you find TIH,s

If the name is highlighted in green

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Per IFSTA, what is the friction loss of a monitor

25

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Volume of a cylinder

6 times diameter squared times height

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Volume of a rectangle

LxWxHx7.5

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When you are the second engine on scene of a vehicle accident on the highway, where do you park and what lights?

Park in the shadow, four way flashers only

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When can you skip wearing a safety vest on the highway?

When the road is closed

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Code 3 driving of the water tender?

Only when necessary

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Isolation distances can be found?

ERG green pages

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What color pages in erg are most important?

Orange

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Where in the erg are guide numbers located

Orange pages

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Weekly should take how long

1-2 hours

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Friction Loss in elevation to the third floor

5 psi per floor, 10 psi on the third floor

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HAZ mat diving is what kind of action

Defensive

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Who is the initial pas officer

First in engineer, or designated ric officer, or both

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Blue placard represents what

Water reactive

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X on a placard means

Dangerous when exposed to water

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How many lines do you pump the truck

3

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How many gallons, make, and year are water tender 18

3,000 gallons, pierce buildup, international cab and chassis, 2011

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What fluid do you not check on a daily

Brake

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Green hydrants flow how many gpm

1,000 - 1,499 pg 208 inspector

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What extinguisher do I use in a closet

Halon or carbon dioxide, pg 254 inspector

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What guide number for unknowns

111

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Intumescent paint is used for?

Swells as a result of heat, increases in volume, decreases in density

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Example of an exit access

Hallway

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How do you reduce static electricity in a cotton mill

Increase rh

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What is the first step taken when drafting

Spot the engine as close as possible to the water source and set break

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Does the engine jake break effect the abs

No, abs should deactivate the jake break when wheel slip occurs

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Who decides if we wear our readiness uniform?

Operations chief

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What two factors determine if you will relay pump or not?

Distance and fire flow

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What PPE is worn for hose testing?

Helmets and gloves

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Hose testing procedures

21/2 is odd years, 13/4 is even years, single jacket visually inspected even years

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What is the static break test

Air system full, ignition on, break released, wait 60 seconds, no more than 2 psi drop in 60 seconds. Applied break test is no more than 3 psi drop in 60 seconds.

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Percentage of the KME foam system?

.1 - 10

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Where and how much water for tactical water tenders

Station 22 and 32 have 1500 gallons of water.

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Erg color sections, what are they

Orange is guide numbers, green is initial isolation and protective action distances, blue is names of materials, yellow is id number index

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How does tandem pumping work?

One engine pumps to another boosting pressure, FL plus 20 psi not to exceed 200 psi

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Standpipe classes

Class 1 is 21/2 fire dept only, class 2 is 11/2 occupant only, class 3 is a combination of class 1&2

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What code do we currently use and who adopts it

2010 California fire code , SBC board of supervisors

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First step of a vacuum test

Drain pump

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When is a breathing mask for HAZ mat needed?

When o2 is below 19.5% or an unknown substance is present?

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What type of pump is our floto pump

Centrifugal hale fyr float

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Clapper valves can be located where

Siamese, tank to pump, four way, monitor base

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What type of discharge valves do we have?

Ball valves on discharge, butterfly valves on keystone

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Dry hydrant advantages

Cold weather, no water when sheared

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Emergency abandonment procedures

Horn blast ten seconds on ten seconds off, three times to total 50 seconds

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If your intake hose is soft it means

Water source is bad, not enough water coming

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Occupancy inspections should be performed...

With a systematic approach, flow of manufacturing, A,E,I and R1 and R2 and target hazard occupancies anually, B and M every 3 years

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BNICE stands for what?

Biological, nuclear, incendiary, corrosive, explosive

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What are the green pages in the erg?

Initial isolation distances and protective action distances

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What uniforms do we wear in public

Class b

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What is net pump discharge pressure

Actual amount of pressure being produced by the pump, difference in intake pressure and discharge

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What is the biggest impression we make on the public other than emergency response?

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Who makes breathing support 18

2009 international

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When checking fans and belts on the engine what needs to be done

Make sure the motor is off to ensure they do not turn on suddenly

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Orange placards mean...

Explosive hazard

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What is cavitation

Cavitation is when the pump runs away from the water, air cavities are created in the pump or bubbles pass through the pump. They move from the point of highest vacuum to the pressurized section and collapse.

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What are some signs of possible cavitation

Pulsating hose stams, pressure gauge will fluctuate, popping or spurting sound from the nozzle, gravel sound in the pump.

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What is the rule of thumb for drafting from a pond.

A one acre lake will sustain 1,000 gpm draft for five hours for every foot of depth. 2 feet deep, 10 hours

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How do you check the error codes on the KME transmission

Push up and down arrows

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What things do you consider when picking a drafting site?

Amount of water, type of water, accessibility

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What does constant flow relay pumping depend on

A consistent flow being provided on the foreground.

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What should you minimize when driving uphill

Lugging

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Low rpm drafting can cause

Loss of prime, cavitation

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What is the Venturi principle

When high pressure water passes through a restriction, it creates a low pressure area within the eductor, which creates suction and pulls the foam into the eductor.

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What is the most common valve in the fire service

Ball valve

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What is the process of a complaint by a citizen

Complaints shall be investigated immediately, documented in the company journal, and if needed report to the fire protection division. Documentation shall include but limited to, identity and phone number of caller, location, nature, and resolution of the problem.

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Per policy what uniform is worn to all training

Class b

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How often do hydrants, FDC's and sprinkler connections get inspected

During occupancy inspections

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What business are not inspected annually

B and M

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When should you not drive code 3

When responding on a freeway or divided highway. Unless during periods of extreme congestion, when traveling against the flow of traffic, or on shoulders.

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What is a HAZ mat definition

Involves a substance that poses an unreasonable risk to people, the environment, or property

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What is the best way to Decon massive amounts of people

Hose lines

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What is a corrosive material

Any material that destroys metal or tissue

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What is short term exposure limit

The maximum concentration allowed for a 15 minute exposure period. It is a time weighted average.

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What type of sprinkler system is used in a water sensitive area

Pre action

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What is the biggest impression we make on the public besides emergency response

Inspections

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Hat is the classification for a school labratory

.

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Belt deflection on the KME should be

No more than 3/4 inch