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PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER

What is the apprx weight of the pressurized water extinguisher?

Apprx 30 pounds

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How many gallons are in the pressurized water extinguisher?

2 1/2 gallons

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The pressurized water extinguisher has an operating pressure of _______ @ ________ degrees Fahrenheit, water is expelled in _________ seconds.

The pressurized water extinguisher has an operating pressure of 100 psi @ 70 degrees Fahrenheit, water is expelled in 55 seconds.

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The water extinguisher should be hydrostatically tested every _______ years or when __________.

5 years or anytime the extinguisher shows evidence of corrosion or mechanical damage.

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TRUE/FALSE

Using the extinguisher with a finger over the nozzle should only be used at very small or smoldering fires where there is no detectable thermal draft created by the fire.

TRUE

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Uses of the pressurized water extinguisher:

- class A fires

- cool a burned victim or member

- temporarily protected members operating in fire conditions

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TRUE/FALSE

Water extinguishers should never be used on or about energized electrical fire situations to avoid electrical shock injury.

TRUE

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When is the pressurized water extinguisher inspected?

Daily and after each use

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Inspection procedures of pressurized water extinguisher:

- inspect for signs of leakage, corrosion or physical damage
- inspect for heat exposure
- condition of cap and collar threads
- examine the discharge hose and nozzle
- serviceability of the gasket
- ensure pressure gauge pointer is in the green
- check hydrostatic test date
- lift extinguisher to determine its fullness

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A pressurized water extinguisher that is placed out of service is sent where?

Technical services division with an attached rt-2

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What protection should be worn when recharging the pressurized water extinguisher?

Eye protection

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PRESSURIZED WATER EXTINGUISHER

The regulated extinguished pressurization SOURCE should never be set higher than ______ psi.

125 psi

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