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FF I & II - Chapter 14


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A blanket drag is best suited for a victim who __________.
is not dressed
A quick attempt to locate potential victims who may be in danger is a(n) __________.
primary search
Adult fire victims are often found __________.
near a door
All ladder rescues should be performed with at least _____ fire fighters whenever possible.
During a fire, where is a missing child likely to be located?
Hiding in a closet
During an unconscious-victim ladder rescue, what is the position of the victim?
Upright, facing the rescuer
How does the fire fighter move when performing the fire fighter drag?
Crawling on hands and knees
How does vent-entry-search differ from conventional search and rescue?
A window is used for entry and exit
How many fire fighters are necessary to properly execute a long-backboard rescue?
Four or more
How much risk to fire fighters is acceptable in attempting to save valuable property?
How should an unconscious child be carried down a ladder?
The victim cradled across the rescuer's arms
If you encounter a closed door during a search, what should you do before entering?
Check the door for heat
In the two-part marking system for indicating which rooms have been searched, which symbol means a search is complete?
An X
In which type of search pattern do fire fighters turn right upon entry to a room and then turn left at each corner around the room?
On which principle does a thermal imaging camera operate?
Temperature differentials
The first priority for search teams is those areas __________.
where occupants are in the most immediate danger
The one-person walking assist is best suited for victims who are __________.
capable of walking
The two-person chair carry is particularly useful __________.
in narrow corridors
Weighing the potential danger to fire fighters against the potential for saving a life is called __________.
risk-benefit analysis
What is a critical factor to evaluate in size-up for search and rescue?
Victims' ability to self-evacuate