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NFPA engine company fireground operations
Terms in this set (23)
What is the main reason for ventilation requirements?
What is the greatest cause of exposure fires?
A ____ ' section of steel will expand __" when heated to _______ degrees?
at 1000 degrees
During an interior (offensive) operation, an engine company must be able To?
Place hoses between the victims and fire
Maintain the interior stairways and entrance and egress
Extinguish the fire
Pumping capacity of no less than ____ GPM
And a water tank that carries at least ___ gallons of water
At an absolute minimum.
Requires a minimum of hose capacity carried on a pumper?
1 1/2, 1 3/4?
2" or larger?
400' of 1, 1 1/2, 1 3/4
800' of 2" or larger hose
LDH hose is defined as any hose larger than ?
Building codes usually limit these buildings to ___ or ___ stories?
Three factors influence the movement of water at fires?
Static: hydrant water at rest
Residual: pressure of water flowing from the hydrant through the pump
Pump operators should maintain a residual pressure of ___ PSI and not allowed to drop plow ___psi
Maintain 20 psi
Can't drop below 10psi
At the start of the relay operation, all pumper in the line should be set to pump at ___ psi to the pumper at the fire?
Direct attack- direct stream at the base of the fire
Indirect attack- direct stream at the ceiling to cool the gases
Combination- use both the direct and indirect methods
Size of backup lines should be?
At least one size larger than the initial attack lines
True or false
Exposure coverage is second only to rescue on any list of the basic objectives.
Master stream flow ___-____gpm
A safety lock is provided so that the lock must be manually released before the nozzle can be lowered below a ___ degree angle on a portable master stream?
Class 1, 2, 3 standpieps
1- provide 2 12" hose connection for fire use only
2- provide 1 1/2" occupant use
3- combination of 1 and 2 use
Pressure tank has air in the top _____
On a FDC, the first line should be attached to the ____ side and then the other side?
Attach to the left side first
An equipment pool, usually located ___ or more floors below the fire?
2 or more
SOG should state that FF using an elevator must stop __ floors or more below the fire and then use the stairway to the fire floor?
2 or more
4 types of sprinkler systems
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