Chapter 9 - Fire Fighter Tools & Equipment
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Tool staging inventory is usually determined by the
The Halligan is classified as a ___________ tool.
What is required to perform vertical ventilation?
An opening in the top of the building.
Which phase of a fire-ground operation involves the observation and evaluation of factors used to determine the strategy and tactics to be employed?
The use of a fan to blow clean air into a structure and force fire gases out is known as _________ ventilation.
What does the "R" stand for in "RIC"?
For which application would the use of a pick-head axe be incorrect?
Striking another tool.
Which two tools are often used in combination to pry open a door.
Flat-head axe and Halligan tool.
When should fire fighters begin to think about which tools they might need for a given call?
During the response.
Which component is part of a Halligan tool.
Using a spring-loaded center punch to break tempered automobile glass results in
many small, uniform-sized pieces of glass.
Which tool is a hand-operated winch?
What is an approved treatment to prevent rusting of bare metal tool surfaces?
A light film of oil.
Which tool is used to pull down a ceiling?
Which type of saw is most commonly used in vehicle extrication?
Which statement best describes the process of overhaul?
Overhaul ensures that all remaining fire is discovered and extinguished after the main fire has been knocked down.
What is the easiest, quickest way to ventilate interior spaces in a building.
Open interior doors.
Which statement about painting hand tools is correct?
The use of paint on tools can hide defects or damage.
What is a common use for a wooden wedge during overhaul?
Stopping the flow of water from a sprinkler head.
Which tool is commonly used in interior search and rescue.
Thermal imagine device.
Which tools are collective known as "the irons?"
A flat-head axe and a Halligan tool.
Which guide should be used for the care and inspection of power tools?
The manufacturer's instructions.
What is the most common use for a hydraulic spreader?
Which tool is designed to pull a lock cylinder out of a door?
A specialized tool for tightening or loosening hose couplings is the _______ wrench.
What is a common fire service use for a spring-loaded center punch?
Breaking tempered glass.
Which tool should always accompany interior firefighting teams?
What is the k-tool used for?
Performing through-the-lock entry.
What is the typical use for an air bag?
Lifting heavy objects.
The bar of a pry bar acts as a __________ to multiply the amount of force that can be applied.
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