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FF1 Chapter 14 Quiz
Intro Fire Service/Fire Safety
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Extinguishing agents such as _____ interrupt or inhibit the combustion reaction and stop chemical flame production.
Which type of alternative vehicle fuel has a flame that is invisible during the day and should be allowed to burn itself out?
Which method of fire attack involves applying water onto burning fuels using a solid or straight stream?
At a structure fire, a Fire Fighter I
must know the location of utility control valves and switches.
Which method of fire suppression is rarely an option at a structure fire?
What is the first action that should be taken at a vehicle incident?
Establish scene safety
Applying water to a fire is an example of:
When attacking a vehicle fire, crews should:
approach at a 45-degree angle from the side of the vehicle.
Preventing fire from spreading to unaffected areas or buildings is referred to as:
What part of a ground cover fire spreads the most rapidly and usually does the most damage?
When should firefighters stop the flow of water from an automatic sprinkler system in a structure?
After the fire is under control
Which statement describes transitional attack?
Water is applied from the exterior first to transition the fire from ventilation-limited to fuel-limited
When attacking fire in a small unattached structure such as a storage shed,:
an exterior attack should be used.
Directing short bursts of water into the hot gas layer:
will cool the gas layer and reduce the chances of the gases igniting.
What factor has the biggest impact on a ground cover fire?
What is the primary goal when attacking fire in exterior stacked or piled Class A materials
Contain the fire and protect exposures
Basement fires are especially dangerous because there is an increased risk of _____ due to unprotected floor assemblies.
What is the purpose of creating a fire line at a ground cover fire?
Creates a fire stop after fuels are removed
Before making entry into a structure fire, all personnel must:
ensure that their SCBA is full and functioning.
What is the purpose of a fire department connection (FDC)?
Allows a pumper to supplement water supply and pressure to a building's sprinkler or standpipe system
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