Fire Fighter

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The company officer is usually a _____ or ___. The individual who is responsible for the overall management of incident operations is the ____.

Lieutenant

captain

IC

2

The public information officer serves as the ___ between the IC and the _______. The fire protection engineer reviews plans and works with ____ to ensure the function of detection systems.

liaison

news media

owners

3

SOP is the acronym for ________________.

SOG is the acronym for ________________.

Standard operating procedures

Suggested operating guidlines

4

Within the chain of command, fire fighters usually report to a _______.

Lieutenant

5

The fire department uses ________ style of leadership.

Paramilitary

6

What is meant of span of control?

Number of people whom one person can supervise effectively.

7

The Chief's bugle became a symbol of ________.

authority

8

A historical event took place in 1736. What was it and where did it occur?

First fire insurance in America in Charleston is where it happen.

9

During a serious incident, the Safety Officer is responsible for evaluating hazards, and recommending __________ to the IC. Additionally, each injury or accident must be _______.

appropriate safety measure

thoroughly investigated

10

Explain how safety during training develops the proper working habits:

How you train is how you act in the field. The way you learn is how you would react in field..

11

Teamwork is vital. What should take place if any member of the team becomes fatigued or must leave the training area:

notify the instructor or safety officer

12

A firefighting team should always consist of __________ who work together and are in ______________.

at least 2 firefighters or people

consult communication with each others

13

At an emergency incident, if one member of the team must leave the building, what must the rest of the team do?_____

leave also... (2 in 2 out)

14

An accountability system should record _____________.

who is on site, where they are on site, where they go in and out, how they come out, and who is IC

15

If a single fire fighter has to lift something that is very heavy, he/she should ______ Bending should be done by ________.

ask for help

the knees

16

How much of the body should a fire fighter's structural firefighting gear cover?

full body coverage

17

The protective hood provides additional thermal protection for which areas of the body?

any exposed skin between the coat, collar, and helmet.

18

a.Consists of the scraps and fasteners to adjust the SCBA

b. Helps prevent fogging of the clear lens.

c. Holds the breathing air for and SCBA

d.Show the amount of pressure currently in the cylinder.

e. Controls the air flow to the user.

f. Used only if the regulator malfunctions

a. SCBA Harness

b. Nose Cup

c. Air Cylinder

d. Pressure Gauge

e. Regulator

f. Emergency bypass

19

A Telecommunicator is an employee who staffs a _______. They are also known as ______.

communications center

dispatchers

20

Sometimes a caller may be highly stressed or in extreme danger. The telecommunicator must have the to __________ with citizens to obtain critical information.

communicate effectively

21

NFPA 1061 is the Standard for ________________.

Professional Qualifications for Public Safety Telecommunicator

22

CAD is the acronym for __________.

Computer- aided dispatch

23

PSAP is the acronym for ___________.

Public safety answering point

24

List five major steps for processing an emergency incident

Call receipt

Location validation

Classification and prioritization

Unit selection

Dispatch

25

In addition to following SOP's, telecommunicators must use ____ listening to interpret information.

active

26

Sometimes callers may raise their voices or shout - the telecommunicator should never argue with the caller and continue to speak ____ and remain ______ at all times.

calmly

professional

27

Explain emergency traffic:

ia an urgent message that takes priority over all other communications, except mayday or example

28

The Tetrahedron is a _____, three-dimensional figure. In addition to heat, fuel, and oxygen, it includes a _____ _____ reaction.

four-sided

Chemical chain

29

a. The transfer of heat through the emission of energy in the form of invisible waves

c. The transfer of energy directly from one molecule to another

d. The circular movement that occurs in a gas or fluid

a. radiation

c. conduction

d. convection

30

a.The last phase of fire

b. Large amounts of materials in the room are undergoing pyrolysis

c. Occurs as the kindling starts to burn and convection increases

d. The flame begins small with a localized flame

a. Decay

b. Fully Developed

c. Growth phase

d. Ignition

31

Explain the differences between Flashover and Flameover:

Flashover: the temperature becomes high enough to ignite the materials in the room, and sufficient oxygen.

Flameover (rollovers) the spontaneous ignition of hot gases in the upper levels of a room or compartment.

32

Lis the seven signs and symptoms of impending backdraft:

1. Any confined fire with a large heat build up

2. Little visible flame from the exterior of the building

3. A "living fire", where the building appears to be breathing due to smoke puffing out of and then being sucked back into the building.

4. Smoke that seems to be pressurized.

5. Smoke-stained windows (an indication of a significant fire)

6. No smoke showing

7. Turbulent smoke

8. Thick yellowish smoke ( containing sulfur compounds)

33

The weight of air has a value of 1: True or False

True

34

Gas with a vapor density of less than 1 will settle close to the ground: True or False

False

35

Explain the concept of reading smoke if smoke thins when the door is opened, but smoke still fills the door:

The fire is probably below the level of the opening.

36

A fire wall helps to prevent _________________________.

the spread of a fire from one side of the wall to the other side