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Flashcards in V3-C1 Deck (45):
1

When does the BC have to approve visitors in quarters

After 2000 hrs.

2

When must personnel be in proper uniform

The same time as morning relief 0800 daily (pt gear)

3

When shall all members be in proper work uniform

0930

4

What to do when personnel show up late without reason

1 Notified the BC by phone
2 follow up with a written memo
3 entry into business Journal

5

How often will shopping be done

Only once daily

6

How often is bed linen to be laundered

Twice a month

7

What is to be inspected by the BC

1 apparatus
2 buildings
3 lineup
4 records
5 safety

8

Recommendations for Cal OSHA shall be categorized as follows

Immediate action
As soon as possible
as schedule permits
preplanning necessary

9

When is division inspection conducted

October to December

10

Who develops daily synoptic weather forecast develops fire weather trends for fire danger forecasts

The National Weather Service

11

How many stages in the red flag weather program

Four stages
stage one fire weather watch
stage two red flag warning
stage III red flag alert limited and general
stage four cancellation

12

What are red flag criteria

Winds of 25 mph or more
humidity a 15% or less
burn index of 81 or greater
dry lightning

13

Define fire weather watch

Stage 1
A meteorologist calls this 24 hours to 72 hours in advance and has a 30% chance of developing into a red flag alert

14

Define red flag warning

Stage two meteorologist calls this 24 hours in advance and has a 90% chance of developing into a red flag alert

15

Who is responsible for gathering monitoring and disseminating synoptic fire weather forecast each business day

Forrester division at 9:30 and 1530

16

Who is responsible for gathering monitoring and disseminating synoptic fire weather forecast on weekends and holidays

Command-and-control at 9:30 and 1530

17

During what red flag stage are notifications and preparations made

Stage two red flag warning
IMT members paged, reserve apparatus checked

18

During what stage of red flag are drills canceled reserve equipment staffed and copters added

Stage III red flag alert

19

Who provides the daily fire weather information and observations and when

Henniger flats Forestry unit by 1630

20

If henniger flats forestry cannot produce daily fire weather who does

Forestry division office first if they are not able then command-and-control next

21

Who records and distributes daily fire weather observations and when

Firestation personnel manual WeatherStation sites report to Henegar flats forestry division and command-and-control by 1330

22

What is the burn index related to

The difficulty of containing a wildfire through the interrelationship of flame length and Fireline intensity

23

The burn index is a prediction of flame lengths how

Burn index divided by 10 is approximately equal to forecasted flame length and chamise

24

What does the fire weather forecast include

Burning index
temperature
humidity
wind speed
10 hour fuel stick

25

What time of day is the fire weather forecast predicted to exist at

It's a prediction of conditions at 1300 on the day of the forecast

26

Form 173

Request for services mostly for construction alteration a repair submitted through channels begin in July and ending prior to February

27

Define a red flag alert

Stage III involving
winds of 25 miles an hour
humidity of 15% less
burn index of 81 or greater
dry lightning

27

How many types of stage three red flag alerts

Two -
limited - occurring in a somewhat isolated geographical area
general - occurring over a large portion of Southern California

28

What is a cistern

Hey concrete or metal structure filled with 10,000 to 20,000 gallons of non-possible water for fire suppression and prevention
Requests to fill cisterns can be done through heavy equipment

29

What is a firebreak

Man-made barrier constructed before an incident occurs used to control or check fire

30

What is a fuel break

A wide strip or block of land on which native vegetation has been permanently modified so that fire burning into the fuel break can be more readily extinguished

31

When are motorways firebreaks fuel breaks tank and cisterns inspected

Annually in June and July by each shift totaling three inspections per yearand reported to the BC by July 30

32

Who is responsible for overhead door inspection lubrication and documentation of maintenance

Station fire captains

33

How many sandbags are maintained at each fire station

500

34

How many sandbags are maintained at each battalion cache

3000

35

Maximum number of sandbags to any individual

25

35

When should the 911 phone in front of the station be tested

The first day of each month and journalized

35

If a deficiency is found during inspecting overhead doors what do you do

Report in the station business journal and submit a 173 to construction and maintenance division

35

How often should overhead door inspections occur

Monthly

35

Requests to fill cisterns and tanks should be submitted to who

Heavy equipment and transportation unit

35

Who is responsible for maintaining signs locks and painting gates on motorways and fire breaks

Station personnel and jurisdictional patrolman

35

When should each station submit an inventory list and status report of all motorways fire breaks fuel breaks tanks and cisterns

By July 30 to the jurisdictional BC

35

A copy of the annual inventory status report for motorways fire breaks and cisterns should be kept for how long and filed where

Kept for a period of three years and filed in the form 78 target hazard and emergency information file

35

Who shall maintain overhang clearance for gates point of access drains culverts tanks cisterns and retaining walls

Camp section

35

How many sandbags are kept at the heavy equipment unit in Pacoima

100,000