Common Firefighting Terms (80)
Terms in this set (80)
a substance used to aid the spread of fire
cylinder used to provide oxygen
a loud noise and/or flashing lights that signals an emergency
criminal action of starting a fire
what's left once the fire is out
a tool used for chopping wood
a fire started deliberately to stop the progress of an approaching fire by creating a burned area in its path
a small piece of metal, plastic, or cloth bearing a design or words, typically worn to identify a person or to indicate membership of an organization or support for a cause
an improvised barrier erected to prevent access into a dangerous area
a large organized group of people pursuing a common aim
struggle tenaciously to achieve or resist something
make or become black or dark, especially as a result of burning, decay, or bruising
a very large or fiercely burning fire
courageous behaviour or character
be or cause to be destroyed by fire; an injury caused by exposure to heat or flame.
a person who is present at an event or incident but does not take part
a D -shaped ring with a spring catch on one side, used for fastening ropes in climbing
an event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster
a chemical reaction or other process in which the products themselves promote or spread the reaction
partially burn so as to blacken the surface
(of a structure) suddenly fall down or give way
the ability to use or control something
an extensive fire which destroys a great deal of land or property.
A moderately aggressive wildfire suppression strategy which can be expected to keep the fire within established boundaries of constructed firelines under prevailing conditions
An inclusive term for all constructed or natural barriers and treated (retardant) fire edges used to control a fire
overalls; clothes worn for protection over normal clothes
make a rapid succession of short sharp noises.
move forward on the hands and knees or by dragging the body close to the ground
a group of people who work closely together
dog and mascot normally associated with firefighters
a fire caused with intent by a human
move (firefighters) into position for action
the sending of someone or something to a destination or for a purpose
extinguish (a fire or light)
instruction or training with military precision
a small piece of burning or glowing coal or wood in a dying fire.
advance gradually beyond usual or acceptable limits
Any ground vehicle providing specified levels of pumping, water, and hose capacity
fire sweep over (something) so as to surround or cover it completely
a planned means of escape from a dangerous situation
a violent shattering or blowing apart of something, as is caused by a bomb
a substance which can be made to explode, especially any of those used in bombs or shells
cause (a fire or light) to cease to burn
a portable device that discharges a jet of water, foam, gas, or other material to extinguish a fire
a short pole with a hooked metal head used in fire fighting for tearing down walls or ceilings
a fire station
a source of water provided by municipal water service
able to withstand fire or great heat
A firestorm is a conflagration with such intensity that it creates and sustains its own wind system
a vehicle carrying firefighters and equipment for fighting large fires
a hot glowing body of ignited gas that is generated by something on fire
the temperature at which a particular organic compound gives off sufficient vapour to ignite in air
a mass of small bubbles used in firefighting
an instrument that measures and gives a visual display of the amount, level, or contents of something
a steady radiance of light or heat
the quality of being hot; high temperature.
a hard hat that is worn to protect the head
a flexible tube conveying water, used chiefly for watering plants and in firefighting
catch fire or cause to catch fire
the action of setting something on fire or starting to burn
an incendiary bomb or device.
a large fire that is dangerously out of control
a substance which is easily set on fire.
a piece of equipment used for climbing up or down something
a piece of mobile fire apparatus carrying ladders and usually other firefighting and rescue equipment
a cylindrical or round spout at the end of a pipe, hose, or tube used to control a jet of gas or liquid
a long cloud of smoke or vapour resembling a feather as it spreads from its point of origin
force (liquid, gas, etc.) to move by or as if by means of a pump.
an air mask that allows breathing in smokey environments
burn the surface of (something) with flame or heat.
a device that makes a loud prolonged signal or warning sound
smoke alarm; a fire-protection device that automatically detects and gives a warning of the presence of smoke
extinguish (a fire) by covering it
emit sparks of fire or electricity
a device that sprays water
bunker gear; system of outer protective clothing
safety personnel positioned to monitor the location and behavior of a fire, ready to signal a crew to escape
extinguishing or removing burning material near control lines after an area has burned to make a fire safe
unplanned, unwanted wildland fire, including unauthorized human-caused fires, escaped wildland fire use events, escaped prescribed fire projects, lightning strikes, downed power lines, and all other wildland fires where the objective is to put the fire out
controlled burn; deliberately ignited fire for the purpose of forest management
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