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Fire Officer II Modules 3 & 4
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The potential for flashover in a structural fire can occur when temperatures reach approximately:
Which of the following organizational levels is responsible for major function areas such as operations and logistics?
Lloyd Layman model is the most commonly used for:
The spread of fire is controlled by its:
Which of the following is an indicator of rapid fire development?
Smoke rapidly exiting windows
In compartment fires, Class A fuel combustible materials with high surface-to-mass ratios are:
much more easily ignited.
High humidity and cold temperatures can slow the:
natural movement of smoke.
According to new research about legacy and contemporary construction, personnel should understand that:
each new ventilation opening may create another flow path to and from the fire.
As part of performing size-up, the first arriving officer on the scene must first transmit the condition/arrival report and then:
communicate plans to on-scene/responding personnel.
Overall plans for controlling the incident including broad statements of final outcomes to be achieved are known as:
Which of the following command options would MOST likely be used during a complex incident requiring strong, direct command?
The company officer must request a certified fire investigator during a fire investigation if:
there was loss of life.
Which of the following is known as the area where the ignition source and material first ignited actually came together?
Area of origin
Which of the following can BEST help determine where a fire originated and how it spread?
Recognizing and interpreting fire patterns
On flat ground with a consistent fuel bed and no wind, a wildland fire would burn:
equally in all directions.
When determining cause of a fire, a company officer should know that a competent ignition source MUST have:
sufficient temperature to ignite the first material.
Identifying the _____ is a key component in making a fire cause determination.
material first ignited
Fires that do not involve a deliberate human act to ignite or spread the fire into an area where it should not be is classified as:
Which of the following fire cause classification is used when the specific cause has not been determined to a reasonable degree of probability?
As an Incident Commander, transferring command should:
be done in person.
For incidents with small numbers of units, the basic organization of Command structure requires only _____ levels.
In complex emergency situations, it may be helpful to ________ in order to reduce the Incident Commander's span of control.
create tactical-level Divisions/Groups
What is one name for the practice that is designed to motivate change in policies and procedures that may be outdated or ineffectual?
Post incident analysis
Postincident analysis should focus on:
When are informal postincident critiques MOST likely to be held?
Immediately after termination of the incident
Which of the following are the leading injuries among emergency services personnel?
Sprains and strains
The fire and emergency services health and safety initiative serving as a blueprint for reducing deaths and injuries is known as:
Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.
Failure to maintain crew integrity at an emergency scene is an example of:
an unsafe act.
The most common cause of firefighter fatalities is:
Which of the following health, wellness, and safety component includes adequate rest and rehydration during training and emergency operation?
Which of the following is MOST likely to be a consideration for determining the training needs of an organization?
What step in the four-step method of instruction includes assembling audiovisual training aids and props?
Which of the following is described as a road map that guides instructors through a topic and is used to deliver required training of all types?
Practical training evolutions for company-level training are MOST likely to be used for:
reinforcing skills learned during formal training.
National Incident Management System - Incident Command System (NIMS-ICS) must be established and followed at:
single company, multiple company, and multiple agency evolutions.
When diversity and cultural beliefs are considered in public safety education, these programs:
have more credibility.
Which of the following must take place in order to authorize entry into private property at any reasonable hour to conduct fire and life safety inspections?
An ordinance that grants authority must be adopted by the local governing body.
How often do most fire codes require each building or facility to be inspected?
Once a year
When inspecting standpipe and hose systems, water accumulation between the connection and the first fold can indicate that a:
valve is partially open or leaking.
Which of the following BEST describes a disadvantage of automatic sprinkler dry-pipe systems?
Delays application of water onto a fire
Which of the following NFPA standards may be referenced as a guide for preincident planning?
Which of the following is a duty of the company officer regarding the process of conducting preincident surveys?
Contact the owner/occupant
What is one advantage of drawing field sketches for preincident surveys on graph paper?
Makes it easier to transfer to survey drawings
Which of the following is an advantage of a fixed fire-extinguishing system?
May reduce need for interior attack hoselines
Which of the following types of facility survey drawings indicates how buildings are situated in relation to other buildings and streets in the area?
A company officer is BEST described as being responsible for the safety of:
all personnel assigned to the unit.
The process of measuring risks in the terms of frequency and severity is known as:
What is the first priority when dealing with any injury, job-related illness, or exposure?
Providing medical assistance
An accident report analysis must be:
objective and impartial.
Which of the following BEST describes what a company officer should do once the report analysis is complete and any problems have been identified?
Identify a solution
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