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64 Cards in this Set

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direct attack pattern
usually a straight stream
indirect attack pattern
usually a fog pattern to develop steam
advancing in to a structure fire
check utilities
bleed air out of hose line
check nozzle pattern
ff same side of hose
advancing in to a structure fire
check utilities
bleed air out of hose line
check nozzle pattern
ff same side of hose
3-4 ft spacing
stay low
wide pattern - indirect
narrow pattern - direct
rotate nozzle clockwise
rotate nozzle which direction?
advancing a dry hose line up a ladder
foot ladder
fire nozzle on back above waist
hose on same side of ff
lock into ladder
tie hose off to rung of ladder
how many ff on a ladder
one ff per fly/section of ladder
advancing a charged hose line up a ladder
foot ladder
tie off bail of nozzle
use hose strap on nozzle
ff same side of hose
ff spacing on ladder
( one ff per section)
lock into ladder
tie nozzle off of rung of ladder
when climbing a ladder where should the hose be laid out prior to climbing
directly straight out from ladder
easier to move a hose dry or charged
hoisting a dry hose line up the outside of a building
fold nozzle back over hose
use clove hitch and half hitch on nozzle
nozzle will point down
pike pole can be used to advance hose up the side of a building
before going into window with dry hose what do you do
put hose in window then get in window then second ff brings up 50 ft of hose along the side of the ladder.
before going into window with dry hose what do you do
put hose in window then get in window then second ff brings up 50 ft of hose along the side of the ladder. pull 50ft in window then second ff gets in window
advancing a charged hose line up a fire escape
use a rope
tie off bail
pull hose up outside of fire escape
tie hose off to railing below coupling
tie off ___ , anytime you hoist a charged hose line
clove hitch and two half hitches are for a ___ hose line
advancing a hose line up a stairway dry
according shoulder carry 50 Ft hose
hose on same side of ff
lay hose to outside of stairway less kinks
hose load for advancing dry hose up stairway
accordion shoulder carry or under your arm carry
hook up to a standpipe
use your hose not the supplied hose
hook up to a standpipe where
one floor below the fire floor
hooking up to a standpipe
advance hos dry
hook up one floor below fire
stage men and equipment 2 floors below fire
set up safety zone
flake extra hose up the stairs
use your own hose
a break apart nozzle you can
shut off water with bail, remove nozzle, attach another section of hose, attach nozzle to end of new section, open bail and then control with nozzle at end.
ff needed to operate charged hose line
1" 1 ff S
1.5" - 1.75" 2 FF M
2.5" - 3" 3 FF L
a hose loop can be used to advance a charged hose line
a break apart nozzle can be used to extend a hose line
try to move dry hose not charged
a hose loop is used to
advance charged hose line
advancing a hose up a stairwell
advance before its charged
accordion shoulder carry is appropriate carry
tall building hooking up to standpipe
one floor below
standpipe connection extra hose
flake hose up the stairs
advancing dry line up a ladder spacing
one ff per section or fly
operating nozzle from ground ladder
secure hose and nozzle to rung of ladder
staging in tall building is on what floor
two floors below fire floor
safety zone size depends on
fire stream from a ground ladder
hose same side of ff and ff lock in
advancing hose up ladder
best done dry
carrying dry hose up ladder, put nozzle over your shoulder to prevent
in case it is charged it won't knock you off
flake hose where on a stair
passing hose line up a fire escape requires a ff on each landing
True False
remove kinks from hose before entry
true false
chock doors while advancing hose
position hose to what when operating hose from ladder
through the rung
hoisting hose charged
tie off bail
person footing ladder cannot do what
help get hose up ladder
always a good idea to have pre set up hose packs for high rise buildings True / False
Hose line can become loose if
loose nozzle
unattended nozzle
fire stream
a stream of water or other extinguishing agent after it leaves a fire hose and nozzle until it reaches the desired point
fire streams used to
reduce heat from a fire
protect the ff
protect exposures
always be doing
size up
fire stream considerations
properly developed and aimed
poor steams allow fire to burn
proper stream has volume, pressure, direction
pump water hose nozzle
fire streams need
low volume stream discharges
<40 GPM
handline streams discharge
40 -350 GPM
master streams discharge
> 350 GPM
factors in nozzle selection
nozzle pressure
nozzle flow
nozzle reach
nozzle reaction
stream shape
stream patterns
Solid stream
handling tips in size
3/4" to 1.25" at 50 PSI
best distance reach is at what angle?
smooth cylindrical bore length is
one to one and one half times its diameter
rate of motion of a particle in a given direction
Friction loss
pressure lost while forcing water through pipe fittings fire hose and adapters
critical velocity
turbulence caused when a stream is subjected to excessive velocity
friction loss for 1.5" is
30 PSI per 100 ft
friction loss for 2.5" is
3 PSI per 100 feet
engine pressure =
nozzle pressure + friction loss + elevation + appliance
hand placement on small diameter hose line
one on the hose the other just behind the nozzle
latent heat of vaporization
quantity of heat absorbed by a substance at the point at which it changes from a liquid and vapor