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  1. Most fire departments use what four basic management principles?
    • -Discipline
    • -Division of labor
    • -Chain of command
    • -Unity of command
  2. T/F  Freelancing isn't acting independently of a superiors orders or the FD SOP's?
  3. What is the NFPA standard on "Protective Ensemble for Structural Firefighting"?
    NFPA 1971
  4. What is the percent of oxygen concentrations for the following symptoms?
    -HA and nausea
    -Cardiac arrest
    -Normal breathing
    -Judgement impaired
    • 17%
    • 6%
    • 9%
    • 21%
    • 12%
  5. Who is in the general staff?
  6. What are 3 major components of smoke?
  7. What are the 3 modes of heat transfer?
    • Radiation
    • Convection
    • Conduction
  8. What are the 5 classes of fire?
    • A- ordinary combustibles¬†
    • B- flammable liquids
    • C- electric
    • D- metal
    • K- grease
  9. What are the phases of fire?
  10. What is Spalling?
    Trapped moisture in concrete that is converted to steam by fire, causing sections to explode rapidly
  11. What are the 5 types of construction?
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
  12. What does PASS stand for?
  13. What are the elements of a knot?
    Bend, Loop, Round turn
  14. What are the 3 types of high rise alarms?
  15. What are the normal parts of door construction?
    • Locking device
    • Door
    • Jamb
    • Hardware
  16. How many 24 hr shifts can someone use for bereavement?
  17. What are the phases of progressive discipline?
  18. What is the proper ground ladder angle for most ground ladder operations?
  19. What is the proper ground ladder angle for rescue or rapid escape?
  20. What is the rated capacity and safety factor for the fire service ladders?
    750 lbs, 4:1
  21. According to what NFPA standard are ground ladders to be tested annually?
    NFPA 1932
  22. Heat sensor labels turn what color and at what temp on ground ladders?
    Black at 300 degrees F.
  23. Once aluminum ground ladder materials reach ____ the ladder materials may have lost at least ___ % of the load capacity?
    300 degrees F,  25%
  24. What is the rule to use to determine if a wall that is warm to the touch needs to be opened?
    15 sec / 2 min rule
  25. What benchmark is transmitted to IC upon completion of loss control activities?
    Loss stopped
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