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Ch 6 IFSTA Pre Quiz
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Class C fires involve:
energized electrical equipment.
What types of materials do Class B fires involve?
Combustible liquids and gases
Which factor should be considered when selecting the appropriate type of extinguisher to use on a given fire?
Classification of the burning fuel
A Class D fire should be extinguished using a:
dry powder extinguisher
Which is a Class D combustible material?
Which statement about using a portable fire extinguisher is accurate?
Wind can limit the reach of the extinguishing agent after it is expelled.
An empty portable fire extinguisher should be:
laid on its side.
After selecting the appropriate extinguisher to use on a fire, the firefighter should:
visually inspect the extinguisher.
Where is a Class K fire likely to be found?
Every portable fire extinguisher must be labeled with:
letters and/or symbols that identify the type of fire for which it is intended.
Which type of extinguisher is intended to be used on a Class B fire?
Aqueous film forming foam extinguisher
Which method of fire extinguishment forms an oxygen-excluding soapy foam over the surface of the burning material?
Which material is a Class A combustible material?
When in position to attack the fire, what is the first step that should be taken when using a portable fire extinguisher?
Pull the pin and break the wire or seal.
In a(an) _____ extinguisher, compressed air or inert gas within the container forces the agent out of the extinguisher nozzle when the operator presses the handle.
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