Fire Officer I

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Subjects to study for Florida State Fire Officer One certificate.

Halon systems should be inspected how often?

Semi Annually with weekly visual inpections

Smoke Detectors and Hood Sysytems are inspected----

Semi-Annually

The top of a beam is called????

The Top Plate

What information is found on a sprinkler head?

Manufacturer,Year Manufactured,TempRating and Position

halon 1301 can be used in occupied areas

halon 1301 can be used in occupied areas

NFPA 13 is??

Sprinklers

NFPA 14 is ????

Standpipes

NFPA 70 IS ???

National Electric Code

NFPA 22 is ???

Building Construction

NFPA 72 is ???

Fire Alarms

NFPA 10 is ???

Fire Extinguishers

Maslow's Hierarchy of needs are...

5. Self-realization & fullfillment
4. Esteem and status
3.Belonging and Social activity
2.Safety and Security
1.Basic Physiologic needs

NFPA 1301 is ???

Fire Inspector

NFPA 251 is ??

testing of building materials

NFPA 220 is ??

Life Safety Code

NFPA 96 is ??

Hood Systems

What is a Pitot used for ?

Measuring water flow from an orifice

Managment by objective: is more effective when the ORGANIZATION's and the managers goals are integrated

First used by Peter Drucker in 1954 as a method to motivate managers to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness

Dry Systems should be inspected ??

Annually
with visual weekly inspections

Wet Systems should be inspected ??

Anually with
MONTHLY visual inspections

Fire Alarm systems are tested and tagged .....

Annually

Smoke Alarm Inspections are done...

Semi-Annually

Hood Systems are done .....

Semi-Annually

The tunnel test for pressure treated wood is minutes.

30

The tunnel test for wood is how long??

10

Sprinkler piping is tetsted to psi after it its installed.

175 psi

What is McGregors theory?

Theory X is that all EMPLOYEES are inherintly lazy and must be motivated

Who is McGregor??

The author of the X & Y theory

Lewin recommends that you should use the group?

Informal

What is McGregor's Y theory?

Theory Y is that ALL employees want to do a good job & excel and therefore just need to be guided

What did DC McClelland hypothisize?

That individuals are motivated to seek pleasant affect and to avoid negative affect

What did Lewin say???

That the resistance to change is in direct proportion to how it will affect the group or individual

Unpainted - 135 to 170 ordinary
WHITE - intermediate
BLUE - High 250 to 300 degrees
RED - extra high
GREEN - Very extra high
ORANGE - Ultra High 500 to 550 degrees

Unpainted - 135 to 170 ordinary
WHITE - intermediate
BLUE - High 250 to 300 degrees
RED - extra high
GREEN - Very extra high
ORANGE - Ultra High 500 to 550 degrees

Steel's shear strength is about 3/4 of it's tensile strength

Steel's shear strength is about 3/4 of it's tensile strength

2 inch main tests are required how often?

Quarterly

Hydrostatic standpipe test is ???

200 psi for 2 hours

Dry Cleaninig facility roofs must have a hour fire rating.

1 hour

Bi-metallic is what//

self resetting

Brick laid lengthwise is called what??

stretcher course

What are two ways to obtain group feedback?

Oral
Written

Gusset plate teeth are approximatelty how long??

3/8 inch

Steiner Tunnel Test

UL 723
AST ME 84
NFPA 255

What are the four steps of testing?

Preparation
Presentation
Application
Evaluation

Unity of command is having only one supervisor to report to!!

Unity of command is having only one supervisor to report to!!

One firefighter is needed foreach 50gpm ideal rate of flow.

One firefighter is needed foreach 50gpm ideal rate of flow.

Temperature curve reaches 1000 degrees in 5 minutes 1700 degrees in 2 hours

Temperature curve reaches 1000 degrees in 5 minutes 1700 degrees in 2 hours

A rigid beam spanns 100 feet

A rigid beam spanns 100 feet

Rigid frames can provide clear spans of about

100 feet

Carbon steel can not be used in cryogenic tanks

Carbon steel can not be used in cryogenic tanks

Normal sprinklers clearance is

18 inches

Aerial platforms are not quicker to set up than aerial ladders

Aerial platforms are not quicker to set up than aerial ladders

What percentage of fire fatalities occur in residential occupancies?

80%

The primary objectives at a nursing hom fire is to

extinguish the fire

Temperatures on a CLOSED room fully involved are 1/3 less @ the floor than the ceiling

Temperatures on a CLOSED room fully involved are 1/3 less @ the floor than the ceiling

The greatest hazard in firefighting is

building collapse

DANGER TO PEOPLE
-most people in need of help are on the same floor as the fire
-on the floor immediately above the fire
Top most floor
- on other floors above the fire

DANGER TO PEOPLE
-most people in need of help are on the same floor as the fire
-on the floor immediately above the fire
Top most floor
- on other floors above the fire

A good lesson plan will include:
-Guide to lessons,arrangment of site logial presentation of plan, provide uniformity when using sub instructors, itemize survey of what is to be covered

A good lesson plan will include:
-Guide to lessons,arrangment of site logial presentation of plan, provide uniformity when using sub instructors, itemize survey of what is to be covered

The first step of a lesson plan is to write

objectives

What are the three P's of speech?

Preparation
Presentation
Personality

Group learning
start discussion with open ended questions

Group learning
start discussion with open ended questions

Organize presentation with simple subject matter to start, must be interesting

Organize presentation with simple subject matter to start, must be interesting

A flipchart is the least expensive & perhaps the most effective visual medium to use in presentations to fewer than 30 because it does not require light to be dimmed

A flipchart is the least expensive & perhaps the most effective visual medium to use in presentations to fewer than 30 because it does not require light to be dimmed

Falsework represents % of the cost of concrete structure

60%

truss is most succeptable to collapse

Bowstring

Masonry buildings with spans greater than 25 feet must have interior load bearing walls

Masonry buildings with spans greater than 25 feet must have interior load bearing walls

A simple wood beam floor is satisfactory for buildings up to a practical limit of about feet in width

25 feet

What type of heating is used for microwave?

Di-electric

What is the exact sequence on conducting a main drain test??

-Observe record static pressure on gauge
-Open main drain
-Observe record residual pressure
-Close

A jockey pump prevents what???

Pressure Fluctuation

Steel increases .07% of it's length for each 100 degree rise in temperature

Steel increases .07% of it's length for each 100 degree rise in temperature

Steel elongates at

1,000 degrees

When steel is heated it elongates inches per 100 feet

9 inches

Lintel- Spans masonry openings
Header- Spnas wood openings
Atrium- series of floor openings
Axial- center of column
Eccentric- off center

Lintel- Spans masonry openings
Header- Spnas wood openings
Atrium- series of floor openings
Axial- center of column
Eccentric- off center

An oxidizer will release during decompisition and will support

Oxygen
combustion

Rate of Rise detector

Expansion

The most dangerous product to transport according to the DOT is

Radioactive Materials

Most ftalities in sprinkled buildings are from

Asphyxiation

Flouroprotein foam is used for

Subsurface Injection

Wet Chemical makes soap

The solution Wet Vhemical is actually an aqueous solution of potassium carbonate

How often must a stored pressure extinguisher be hydrostatically tested?

Every 5 years

Permenant records are kept for

5 years

Pnuematic rate-of-rise is the most commondetector in use

Fixed Temp is most reliable

What is the frame color of Ultra-High sprinkler heads?

Orange
500- 550 degrees

V/100= GPM

V/100 = GPM

What is the maximum Sq/Ft coverage of a single sprinkler head in a LIGHT HAZARD occupancy?

225 sq/ft

Gravity tanks for sprinklers must be at least feet above the sprinklers using it

35 feet

Sprinklers systems are or % affective

96 or 98%

A leaking FDC valve couls mean what?

The check valve is not properly seated

Standpipe hose cabinets should not exceed feet from the floor

6 feet

From a firefighting standpoint the most important feature in a highrise building is ?????

The Standpipe

The most common type of fire protection system is the what?

Fire Extinguisher

Curtain Boards or draft curtains must be % of ceiling height

20%

A 3/4 inch parafain candle is in direct contact for 1 minute

2 second fire and 30 second glow

A steine tunnel test is conducted in a foot long and foot wide tunnel or long box

25 foot
2 foot

Construction Types
1 Fire Resistivw
2 Non Combustable
3 Ordinary (masonry)
4 Heay Timber
5 Wood Frame

Construction Types
1 Fire Resistivw
2 Non Combustable
3 Ordinary (masonry)
4 Heay Timber
5 Wood Frame

What is the most common typse of valve?

OS&Y

What is the drwaing of a buildingon a site/plot plan called?

Dimensioning

What type of heating is a microwave oven?

Di Electric

How do you end a lecture and start a discussion?

Open ended question

Who do you rescue first in a high rise fire?

Fire floor, Floor Above and the Top Floor

a cord wrapped around something is what type of heating?

Resistance heating

Maximumheight of Garden apartments/

3 floors

a cord with insulation coming off is what kind of heating?

Leakage

Garden apartments are normally how many floors/height?

3floors
30 feet

How much strionger is steel than concrete?

15 times

when overhauling a car, what is done first?

Disconnect teh battery

What is limitation of dry chemical extinguishers?

clean up

Which detector is set off by the lowest temperature?

Fixed

Which type system do you use if no water damageis needed?

Pre Action

Heat of solution

Released by solution of matter in a liquid

Command ina high rise fire is located where?

Lobby and 2 floors below the fire

With effective communication you get/ have?

...

Steel structural component with U shaped cross section?

Channel

What should company officers do during overhaul operations?

Supervise

Short column with diagonal equal to it's length?

Pier

Can you start a class with a joke/humor if ti pertains to class?

YES

Steel expands how much % for every 100 degree heat related?

.06 to .07

What is the most common pike pole size?

6 foot

Rate of reaction doubled for each degrees F in temp?

18 degrees F

When ventilating you start where and proceed in which direction?

Top and
Downward

What is the best way to start a discussion after a lecture?

Open Ended Question

What percent of Fire Fighter fatalities occur on residential dwelling?

80%

Limits number of persons a company officer can supervise

Span of control

NFPA 14 limits the height of a standpipe to?

275 feet

Which type pf detector will activate at lowest temp?

Fixed

Type of detector that resonds to quick changes in temperature rather than on a fixed temperature/

Rate of Rise

How long will it take wood to fail according NFPA 251?

...

Storage containers are what size?

< 60 gallons

Measuring and correcting activities of subordinates to ensure that events conform to plans best describes?

Controlling

Ideal rate fo flow formula to extinguish a fire is?

V / 100 = GPM

Flame test spread rating for red oak is?

100

What is the largest cause of fire spread in a building?

Convection

When a pressure in a standpipe exceeds psi an approved device should be used to reduce the pressure to ?

100
100

Dry pipe system should be inspected?

Annually

Fire pumps should be tested?

Weekly

Dry chemical stored pressure extinguishers except wheeled type are hydro tested every?

12 years

Pressure tanks must be 2/3 full of water ate pressure of?

75 psi

Sprinklers heads should normally have how much clearnce around them?

18 inches

who is the inventor/father of MBO/

Peter Drucker

This theory states that all employees are inherently lazy and must be motivated

X theory

This theory states that all empoyees want to do a good job and excel therefore they just need to be guided and supported

Theory Y

Who is the author of the X and y theory/

mcGregor

Water is not helpful with flammable liquid fires that give off vapors with less than?

100 degrees F

What determines the life hazard, extent, and probability of extension?

Location of Fire

Functions on fire ground are which types of command?

Horizontal

Routine transports of invalid patients are not hr definition of ?

Rescue

On epoubd fo ordinary combustible liquids is how many BTU's?

> 15,000

How much does a container weigh?

< 60 gallons

Tie Rods that hold opposite walls together are called ?

Anchoring

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