1. What method of investigation is used to locate damage in tanks or voids?
    Using a sounding tape and Liquid load list.
  2. Why is it important to have an up to date Liquid load list?
    To know the level of tanks or voids prior to damage.
  3. How are air test fittings used to investigate for damage?
    Loosen & listen for air escaping or check for water coming out.
  4. Air escaping from an air test cap could indicate what type of damage?
    Possible flooding. A sucking sound indicates a fire.
  5. What method is used to check for hot doors and hatches?
    Remove glove and check with back of hand ½” from door.
  6. What are the tending line signals?
    OATH: one pull-Ok, two pulls-Advance, three pulls-Take up slack, and four or more pulls–Help.
  7. Should you ever pull anyone out of a space by the tending line?
    No, a person in an SCBA should follow the tending line into the space to the person.
  8. What should be used on a sounding tape when sounding a fuel tank?
    Water indicating paste.
  9. What are the four principles of investigation?
    Investigate thoroughly, cautiously, report quickly and clearly, repeat your investigation.
  10. What should be used on a sounding tape when sounding a water tank?
  11. Should you sound a fuel tank and a water tank with the same sounding tape?
    NO. The fuel residue on the tape would contaminate the water tank.
  12. How would you check a bulkhead for flooding on the other side?
    Tap up the bulkhead listening for a change in sound. Look for sweating on the bulkhead.
  13. What is the Access Persons job?
    To open doors, Hatches, and scuttles and to clear routes as necessary to gain access to the affected space.
  14. What equipment does the Access Person carry, as necessary?
    A crowbar or pry bar, and a 10lb. Sledgehammer, bolt cutters, and PECU.
  15. When opening and individual- dog watertight door or hatch, which side is undogged first?
    The hinged side first.
  16. What tools are used in overhauling a fire?
    A fire axe, rake, and hose.
  17. How do you overhaul a class ALPHA fire?
    Break apart any smoldering and unburden materials. Use a fire hose with a fog pattern to soak while breaking apart with a rake.
  18. How do you overhaul a class BRAVO fire?
    Secure the source, cover the fuel with a blanket of AFFF, remove fuel if possible, and cool surrounding area.
  19. How do you overhaul a class CHARLIE fire?
    Secure the power.
  20. When does the Electrician secure power and lighting?
    When directed by the On-Scene Leader prior to entering the affected area. Lighting will normally remain energized.
  21. Why does the Electrician de-energize all electrical equipment in a fire-affected area?
    To protect personnel, equipment and to prevent possible explosions or flashbacks.
  22. Why does the Electrician bring a voltage tester to the Scene?
    To ensure all circuits are de-energized before attempting repairs.
  23. What do you look for when checking for electrical damage?
    Wires that may be cut, grounded, shorted or destroyed.
  24. Why must and Electricians’ rubber gloves be inspected for cracks or holes?
    To prevent electrical shock.
  25. How do you repair damaged wiring in a vital circuit?
    Splice wire of the same gauge or larger into vital circuit after ensuring that both circuits are de-energized. Always working from the load to the source.
  26. How is PKP used to extinguish fires in confined spaces?
    Short Bursts
  27. Where should the PKP be directed?
    At the base of the flames in a rapid sweeping motion.
  28. What is the effective range of an 18-pound PKP extinguisher?
    19 feet.
  29. What is the maximum effective range of a 15 lb. CO2 extinguisher?
    4 to 6 feet from the tip of the horn.
  30. Why is a CO2 recommended for class CHARLIE fires?
    It’s non –conductive, leaves no residue, and does not damage equipment.
  31. How do you direct the CO2 when fighting a class CHARLIE fire?
    At the base of the flames with a sweeping motion.
  32. How does CO2 extinguish a fire?
    Removes the oxygen to the extent that combustion cannot be sustained.
  33. How can you tell when a CO2 bottle is empty?
    The extinguisher makes a hollow or whistling sound.
  34. How long will 15LB CO2 extinguishers last under continuous operation?
    Approximately 40 seconds.
  35. What must be worn when entering a compartment containing a high concentration of CO2?
  36. How long must you wait before entering a compartment that has been filled with CO2?
    At least 15 minutes to allow burning material to cool below ignition point.
  37. What is the mixing ratio for AFFF and water?
    97 percent water, 3 percent AFFF.
  38. Can AFFF be used on Class ALPHA fires?
    Yes, because of the cooling effect of the water.
  39. What is the shelf life of AFFF?
  40. What class of fire is AFFF normally used for?
    Class BRAVO
  41. Can you use AFFF in conjunction with PKP?
  42. Will AFFF float on top of fuel?
    Yes, by doing this it is causing a vapor barrier over the fuel.
  43. Which type of nozzle should be used with the Inline Eductor?
    95 GPM Vari Nozzle.
  44. What should the fire main pressure be at the inlet side of the Inline Eductor?
    100 PSI.
  45. How long will a five-gallon container of AFFF last under continuous use with the Inline Eductor?
    Approx 60 to 90 seconds.
  46. What is the flow rate for the Vari Nozzle that is used on USCGC MUNRO?
    95 GPM.
  47. Does the amount of water discharged from the Vari Nozzle change from straight stream to wide-angle fog?
  48. How should the Vari Nozzle be stowed?
    Bail handle in closed position and nozzle set to narrow 30-degree angle.
  49. What is the widest fog angle achieved by the Vari Nozzle?
    90-degree angle.
  50. How many bail positions does the Vari Nozzle have?
    TWO, Open and Closed.
  51. What is the burn rate of the fuel rods used with the PECU?
    Approximately 30 inches per minute.
  52. What should not be cut with the PECU?
    Pressurized piping that contains flammable fluids or energized electrical cables.
  53. The PECU is used to cut through what types of materials?
    Steel, Aluminum, Laminates, Piping, and Cables.
  54. What provides the power to initially ignite the fuel rod?
    A 12-volt internal battery.
  55. Whose permission is required prior to cutting holes in watertight bulkheads or decks, fire zones bulkheads or decks, strength decks, or hull plating?
    The Commanding Officer.
  56. How is the fuel rod extinguished?
    Release the oxygen lever and turn off oxygen bottle.
  57. Why is the PECU used to cut holes in the bulkheads, decks, and overheads?
    To fight fires, vent smoke and heat, and drain fire fighting water, rescue trapped personnel.
  58. What are the two types of Portable Eductors used on MUNRO?
    PERI-JET (CG) and S-Type.
  59. What is the primary purpose of eductors?
    To remove water.
  60. What are some advantages of the PERI-JET educator?
    It will pass objects up to 2 ½ inches in diameter, remove contaminated water, and not produce heat/sparks that are possible when using engine driven pumps.
  61. How is the P-100 cooled?
    By air from a flywheel.
  62. What action should be taken if the P-100 fails to create water pressure after 45 seconds?
    Stop pump, tighten all hose connections, and prime again.
  63. What size reducer is used if an eductor is used on the suction side of a P-100 Pump?
    4 inch to 3 inch.
  64. What are the primary purposes of the P-100 pump?
    Firefighting and Dewatering.
  65. What is the suction lift of the P-100 MOD 1 without utilizing an educator?
    20 Feet.
  66. How long will the 1.45 gallon fuel tank last for?
    2.75 hours.
  67. What kind of fuel is used for the P-100?
  68. Submersible pumps are not designed for pumping what types of liquid?
    Gasoline, heavy oils, or hot water.
  69. Why is a strainer used with a submersible pump?
    To prevent debris from entering the pump.
  70. How many gallons of liquid will the submersible pump deliver?
    200 GPM at a 50-foot discharge head: 140 GPM at a 70-foot discharge head.
  71. What size discharge hose is used with the submersible pump?
    A 2 ½”.
  72. When must the submersible pump be primed?
    When a suction hose with a foot valve is attached to the pump.
  73. Can the CG Peri-jet Eductor be used with the P-100?
  74. What type of blowers are used to desmoke a compartment containing explosive gases?
    RAMFAN, Super Vac Box Fan.
  75. How many cubic feet of air can be removed (per minute) by a box fan?
    3200 Cubic Feet per Minute
  76. How many cubic feet of air per minute can be removed using a Ram Fan 2000?
    2000 CFM with 200 FT of 10-inch hose attached
  77. How are portable blowers rigged when desmoking a space?
    They are set on a weather deck rigged to take air out of affected spaces.
  78. Which fan is designed to be suspended from a bar in a doorway?
    Box fan.
  79. Whose permission must be obtained prior to desmoking using the installed ventilation system?
    Engineer Officer.
  80. Which fan can be conveniently used to clear a space directly open to the weather?
    Box Fan.
  81. How many PSI is needed to operate the RAMFAN?
    40 to 180 psi.
  82. What size trunk is used with the RAMFAN?
    10 inch
  83. What is the supplying source of the RAMFAN?
    A 1-½ inch fire hose at 40 to 180 PSI.
  84. Why must a grounding strap be used with the RAMFAN?
    To prevent electric shock, the blower and hose creates a high voltage static charge.
  85. What is the order of Atmospheric tests to be conducted after a Fire?
    Oxygen, Explosive, Toxic gases.
  86. What is the percentage of oxygen required to consider a space safe?
    19.5 to 22%
  87. Explosive gas tests should be below what percentage of L.E.L. to be considered safe.
    Below 10% L.E.L.
  88. What is done if a space tests above 10% of the L.E.L. for explosive gases?
    Continue to ventilate and retest
  89. Who may conduct post fire atmospheric tests?
    Gas-Free Engineers, Gas-Free Engineering Petty Officers (E-5 and above), or a PQS qualified repair party personnel with the approval of the CO.
  90. What equipment is primarily used in setting a Fire Boundary?
    1 ¾ inch hose and nozzle or some other continuous means of cooling, IE. Garden Hose.
  91. What is the minimum distance that combustibles must be removed from a primary fire boundary?
    12 inches
  92. What is the proper procedure for combating a cableway fire?
    Use short bursts of high velocity fog at a minimum distance of 4 feet from cables.
  93. What are primary fire boundaries?
    FWD, AFT, PORT, STBD, Top and Bottom of the affected space.
  94. What is a primary flooding boundary?
    Watertight FWD, AFT, PORT, STBD, Top and Bottom of the affected space.
  95. The rule of thumb for plugging is to use a plug how many inches bigger than the hole?
    Two inches bigger than the hole.
  96. All plugs 10 inch or larger should be?
    Shored in.
  97. What must be done to prevent cracks in bulkheads from spreading?
    Drill ¼ holes at the end of the crack and plug the hole.
  98. What are the three common patches used in the Coast Guard?
    Soft Patch, Jubilee Patch, and EWARP (Syntho-glass).
  99. What is the maximum pressure allowable on a soft patch?
    150 PSI
  100. Soft patches are not recommended for what type of piping system?
    High-pressure steam and flammable liquids.
  101. When applying a soft patch, why is the excess wedge length that would protrude into the pipe cut off?
    To prevent restricting the flow of liquids.
  102. With a soft patch, how far should the rubber extend beyond the split?
    About 2 inches.
  103. How many layers of Marlin are applied to a soft patch?
    Two layers
  104. How far beyond the rubber is the Marlin wrapped?
    Approximately ½ inch.
  105. What is the definition of shoring?
    The process of placing supports against the side of underneath, or above a structure to prevent metal fatigue, sagging and bulging.
  106. What are the 4 major components used in Damage control shoring?
    Shore, Wedge, Shole, and Strongback.
  107. What is a Shole?
    A flat plate placed under the end of a shore to distribute weight or pressure?
  108. What is a Strongback?
    A bar or beam of wood or metal often shorter than a shore used to distribute pressure or serve as an anchor for a shore.
  109. What are the best woods to use for shoring?
    Douglas Fir and Yellow Pine.
  110. What is the recommended length and width or shoring wedges?
    6 times the minimum butt thickness and approximately as wide as the shoring.
  111. What is the recommended safe length of a wooden shore?
    30 times its minimum thickness.
  112. What is the definition of a run?
    The distance from the bulkhead along the deck or overhead to and anchor point, less the thickness of the Strongbacks and wedges.
  113. What is the definition of Rise?
    The distance from the center of the bulkhead or door being shored to the deck or overhead.
  114. What is the purpose of the shoring batten?
    Provides a quick and easy way to measure lengths and angles of shores.
  115. What is the purpose or using sand during shoring operations?
    To provide a better grip for shores when the deck surface is oily/slippery.
  116. In general, shores should be shortened how much to allow for wedges?
    ½ inch.
  117. What are the three types of shoring?
    I (direct pressure), K (triangulation/perpendicular), and H (No deck anchorage)
  118. What are the two sizes of metal shores?
    3-5 FT and 6-11 FT.
  119. What is the vertical load strength of a 3-5 FT metal shore?
    3 FT – 20,000 LBS, 5 FT – 12, 000LBS.
  120. What is the vertical load strength of a 6-11 FT metal shore?
    6 Ft – 20,000 LBS, 11FT – 6,000 LBS
  121. What are the three parts of a framing square?
    Tongue, Blade, and Heel
  122. How long will an EEBD provide oxygen?
    10 minutes
  123. Can the EEBD be used to fight fires in and emergency?
    NO, it is used only for escape or awaiting rescue in a toxic environment.
  124. What is the purpose of the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)?
    To make the wearer independent of the surrounding atmosphere.
  125. At what percentage will the bell alarm activate?
  126. What is the PSI of a Stealth H-45 cylinder when fully charged?
    4500 PSI
  127. What determines how long a cylinder will last?
    Physical condition and amount of work being done by the wearer.
  128. How often should the SCBA be inspected?
    Before each use.
  129. What are the traffic patterns on the ship?
    Up and forward on the starboard side. Down and aft on the port side “Keep Right Side to the Sea”
  130. For an Alpha fire what is the preferred fire fighting agent?
    Water or AFFF
  131. For an Bravo fire what is the preferred fire fighting agent?
    AFFF (preferred), PKP, CO2
  132. For an Charlie fire what is the preferred fire fighting agent?
    Secure power, CO2, Water fog from 4’ (short bursts)
  133. For an Delta fire what is the preferred fire fighting agent?
    Water in quantity from a safe distance Sand, Jettison
  134. What does water do as an extinguishing agent?
    • Removes Heat
    • -Straight stream: applied to seat from a greater distance to cool and to break
    • up burning material
    • -Narrow angle 30 deg pattern, removes heat, water shield for personnel
    • - Wide angle 90 deg pattern creates protective shield for fire fighters.
    • Too much water creates steam (Steam absorbs heat and displaces oxygen)
    • Whatever you put in you have to take out (no more than 1” on deck)
  135. What does CO2 do as an extinguishing agent?
    • ? Colorless, odorless and is heavier than air (Displaces O2)
    • ? Stored under pressure in a liquid state then released as a gas
    • ? Does not cool a fire (Can be used for reflash)
  136. What does AFFF do as an extinguishing agent?
    • ? 97% Water to 3% foam
    • ? Mixed in in-line inductor (5 gallon jug) or by fixed system
    • ? Floats on top of liquid fuels (Forms vapor barrier, cools)
  137. What does PKP do as an extinguishing agent?
    • ? Non-toxic; does not prevent reflash
    • ? Interrupts chemical chain reaction (Does not displace O2 or remove heat)
  138. What does APC do as an extinguishing agent?
    • ? Extinguishes cooking oil and grease fires (Creates foam vapor barrier)
    • ? Fixed systems are activated manually or automatically
    • ? 42% potassium carbonate, 58% water
  139. The locations of DC compartments on the main deck are:
    • • DC Central (2-52-1-E)
    • • DC Repair II (2-22-2-Q)
    • • DC Repair III (2-82-0-Q)
  140. AFFF Stations are located where?
    225 Gal Tanks (2-28-1-E) & (2-61-0-E)
  141. Where are the AFFF Hard and Soft Hose Reels?
    AMR, FMMR, AMMR, Port/Stbd Hangar, Aft Boat Deck/ 1 soft hose for SSDG#3
  142. Where are the AFFF Sprinklers located?
    • 8 Sprinklers –
    • Port & Stbd Hangars, JP-5 Pump Room, Incinerator Room, AMR, FMMR, AMMR, SSDG Number 3 Bilges
  143. How many portable inline eductors are there?
    9 portable inline eductors
  144. What are the installed FF systems on Munro?
    • • Firemain system
    • • Drainage systems (eductors)
    • • Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) system
    • • Carbon dioxide (CO2) system
    • • Galley hood (APC) system.
    • • FM200 (HFP)
    • • Water Mist
  145. Where are the Magazine Sprinkler Systems located?
    • 57mm Magazine
    • Small Arms Magazine
    • CIWS Magazine
  146. How many life rafts are there?
    There are 8 on CIWS Deck 03-60-1
  147. Where does the crew muster  during an abandon ship evolution?
    On the flight deck.
  148. Where are the PFDs located?
    In the Hanger on the starboard side.
  149. Where are the immersion suits (Gumby suits) located?
    In the Port side of the Hanger.
  150. Where are all the fire pumps located on the Kimball?
    • -Below the BOSN Hole in Bow Thruster 3-10-0-Q
    • -AMR (5-36-01-E)
    • -FMMR (5-44-01-E)
    • -AMMR (5-52-01-E)
    • -Aft Pump Room (4-72-01-E)
  151. How and where can you activate the fire pumps?
    • -Locally
    • -Remotely just outside space
    • -Outside of the Magazines
    • -AFFF Stations
    • -MCMS
  152. Where is the Crazy 8 located?
    IN the crew lounge 2-43-2
  153. Where is the main drainage educator and what is it's purpose?
    It is located in FMMR Stbd side lower level fwd and is there to provide main suction to dewater the engineering spaces.
  154. If the installed AFFF system was OOC, how could we still use AFFF?
    By using the AFFF inline eductors w/ pickup tubes into a AFFF 5 gallon can.
  155. How long does an AFFF 5 gallon can last?
    60 seconds continuous use
  156. How long does a P-100 last with 1.45 gallons and what is it's capacity?
    • It lasts 2.75 hours and its capacity at
    • 100 GPM @ 83 psi with a 20 foot lift
    • 68 GPM @ 45 psi w/ a 39 foot lift
  157. Where are the water mist stations located on Kimball?
    • 2-28-3-Q
    • 2-64-2-Q
  158. What Spaces are protected by water mist?
    Sprinklers Groups – AMR, FMMR, AMMR, number 3 SSDG Room
  159. Where are the water mist tanks located?
    • 1-28-3-Q in Laundry Room No. 1 STBD
    • 2-64-2-Q Behind Galley on Port Side
  160. What Spaces are protected by APC?
    The Gaylord system & Deep Fat Fryer
  161. How do you activate the APC system?
    • 1 Automatically when the temperature rises above 360 degrees
    • 2 Manual pull tabs
  162. At what temperature will the fusible link melt?
    360 degrees Fahrenheit
  163. Each fire pump is electric motor-driven and is rated for ____ gallons-per minute
    (GPM) at ___ PSI.
    • 1000
    • 125
  164. How many hose stations are on the Munro?
    98 stations
  165. What are the two sizes of hose on the Munro and what size are the fireplugs?
    1.5" and 1.75" with 1.5" connections
  166. What 2 types of vari nozzles are carried on the Munro?
    • 95 GPM and 125 GPM
    • The 125 GPM ones are only used on the flight deck.
  167. What is the best vari nozzle setting aboard the MunrO?
    30° (Narrow fog). This setting will give you adequate range and water displacement for combating most fires.
  168. The Counter Measure Wash Down System is separated into what 5 zones:
    • -The foc’sle
    • -the forward superstructure
    • -the aft superstructures
    • -flight deck 
    • -the aft boat deck.
  169. How do you activate the CMWD System?
    • The CMWD system can be activated using local switches located near the
    • five check valves, one for each of the zones in the system. The system can
    • also be activated remotely using the Machinery Control and Monitoring
    • System (CGMCS). The system requires a minimum of four fire pumps to operate; all five pumps should be used for optimal performance.
  170. Whose permission do you need before flooding the magazines?
    The CO
  171. How much do the 2 AFFF concentrate storage tanks hold?
    225 gallons each
  172. What spaces are protected by HFP and what does HFP stand for?
    • -Flammable stores
    • -Hazmat stores
    • -Paint Locker

    HeptaFluoropropane (FireMaster-200 (FM-200))
  173. What space is protected by CO2?
    Main Gas Turbine Enclosure
  174. Where are the P-100s located on the Munro?
    • -Port and Stbd sides of the Foc’sle 
    • -2 on Stbd side on the fantail 
    • -1 in the Rescue Station
  175. Where are Munro's repair lockers located?
    • Repair 2: 2-22-2-Q
    • Repair 3: 2-82-0-Q
    • CMCS: 2-52-1-E
  176. Where is Mechanical shoring stored?
    Repair 2 just outside and the Anchor Windlass Room port side
  177. Where are the ESPs located?
    • 2 in Water Mist 1
    • 2 in
  178. What does CPS stand for?
    Collective Protection System
  179. What the 3 frames that divide up the 4 fire zones?
    • -28
    • -52
    • -76
  180. Training EEBDs are colored?
  181. A box fan pushes how much air?
    3200 cubic feet of air.
  182. A box fan is powered by?
    115 vac
  183. A ram fan is powered by?
    The Firemain
  184. What toxic gas might you encounter in the Grey water Lift Station?
    H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide)
  185. What toxic gas might you encounter in the VCHT Room?
    H2S Hydrogen Sulfide
  186. What toxic gas might you encounter in the A/C Equipment Room?
    • Refrigerant
    • R-134, R-22
  187. What toxic gas might you encounter in the Refrigeration Machinery Room?
    • Refrigerant
    • R-134, R-22
  188. All atmospheric tests by checking the ______ and all _______ points of a compartment.
    • entrance
    • 10
  189. The Peri-jet eductor uses what size hose?
    • 2½ inch fire hose supply
    • 4 inch fire hose

    discharge Max 530 GPM
  190. The S-Type eductor uses what size hose?
    • 1 ½ inch fire hose supply
    • 2 ½ inch fire hose discharge
  191. What are the Munro's 13 transverse bulkheads?
    9, 10, 16, 22, 28, 36, 44, 52, 64, 70, 76, 82, 88
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