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____ ____ is used to deliver water from a static source or from a fire hydrant to an attack pumper.
Supply Hose

pg 220
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Supply line sizes include: (5)
1. 2 1/2"
2. 3"
3. 4"
4. 5"
5. 6"

pg 220
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____ ____ is used to discharge water from an attack pumper onto the fire.
Attack Hose

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The nominal hose size refers to the ___________ of the hose when it is filled with water.
Inside Diameter

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_____-____ ___ ranges in size from 1" to 2" in diameter.
Small-Diameter hose

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_____-_____ ____ has a diameter of 2 1/2" or 3".
Medium-Diameter Hose

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_____-_____ ____ has a diameter of 3 1/2" or more.
Large-Diameter Hose

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Attack hose must be tested annually at a pressure of at least ____ psi and is intended to be used at pressures up to ____psi.
300 psi test and operate up to 275 psi

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Supply hose must be tested annually at a pressure of at least ____ psi and is intended to be used at pressures up to ____ pis.
200 psi tested and operated up to 185 psi

pg 221
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Most fire departments use either ___" or ___" hose as the primary attack line for most fires.
1 1/2" or 1 3/4"

pg 222
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Attack lines are often stored on fire apparatus as a reconnected attack line in lengths ranging from ____ to ____ feet.
150 to 250 feet

pg 222
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A 1 1/2" hose can generally flow water at a rate between __ GPM and ____ GPM.
60 GPM and 120 GPM

pg 222
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A 1 3/4 hose can flow between ____ and ____ GPM.
120 and 180 GPM

pg 222
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A 2 1/2 handline is generally considered to deliver a flow of approximately ___ GPM.
250 GPM

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A 50' length of dry 2 1/2 hose weighs about ___ lbs. When the hose is charged and filled with water, however, it may weigh as much as ___ lbs per 100' length.
30 lbs dry and 200 lbs with water per 100'

pg 222
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2 1/2" hose can provide higher flows-- up to ___ GPM can be achieved with higher pressures and larger nozzles.
350 GPM

pg 222
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A booster hose is usually carried on a hose reel that holds ____ or ____ feet of rubber hose.
150 to 200 feet

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The normal flow from a 1" booster hose is in the range of ___ GPM.
40 GPM

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A single 5" supply line can deliver flows exceeding ____ GPM under some conditions.
1500 GPM

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A typical fire engine may carry anywhere from ___ to ___ feet of supply hose.
600 to 1250 feet of supply hose

pg 222
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_____ ____ ____ is a short section of LDH that is used to connect a fire department pumper directly to the large streamer outlet on a hydrant.
Soft Suction Hose

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Soft suction hose can range from ___" to ___" in diameter and is usually between ___' and ___" in length.
4" to 6" in diameter
and 10' to 25' in length

pg 223
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A ____ ____ ____ is a special type of supply hose that is used to draft water from a static source such as a river, lake, or portable drafting tank.
Hard Suction Hose

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A ___ ___ _____ is any device used in conjunction with a fire hose for the purpose of delivering water.
Fire Hose Appliance

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A ____ is a device that spilts one hose stream into two hose streams.
Wye

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A ____ ____ is similar to a gated wye, but includes an additional 2 1/2" outlet. It is used primarily an attack lines.
Water Thief

pg 225
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You should use the ___-___ methode to assemble the water thief to the 2 1/2" hose line and then connect the other lines to the appliance as needed.
Foot-tilt methode

pg 225
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A _____ _____ is a hose appliance that combines two hose lines into one. The most commonly encountered type, combines two 2 1/2" hose lines into a single 2 1/2" hose line.
Siamese connection

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Most Siamese appliances contain a built-in ____ ____ to allow for one hose line to be charged before the other one is connected.
Clapper valve

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_____ are used for connecting hose couplings that have the same diameter but dissimilar threads.
Adapters

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a _____ is used to attach a smaller-diameter hose to a larger-diameter hose. Usually the larger end has a female connection and the smaller end has a male connection.
A Reducer

pg 226
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A ____ ____ is a device that is placed over a section of hose to stop a leak.
Hose Jacket

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A ____ ____ is used temporarily stop the flow of water in a hose line. They often applied to supply lines so as to allow a hydrant to be opened before the line is hooked up to the intake of the pumper.
Hose Clamp

pg 227
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____ are used to control the flow of water in a pipe or hose line.
Valve

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The following types of valves are commonly encountered on the fire ground. (4)
1 Ball Valves
2 Gate Valves
3. Butterfly Valves
4. Four-way hydrant Valves

pg 227
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_____ are attached to the discharge end of attack lines to give fire streams shape and direction.
Nozzles

pg 228
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Nozzles can be classified into three groups:
1. Low-volume nozzles
2. Handline nozzles
3. Master stream nozzles

pg 228
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The nozzle shut off enables the fire fighter at th nozzle to start and stop the flow of water. The most commonly encountered is the _____-____ ____.
Quarter-turn valve

pg 228
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The simplest smooth-bore nozzle consist of a shut off vavle and a ____-___ ___ that gradually decreases the diameter of the stream to a size smaller than the hose diameter.
Smooth-Bore Tip

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Most smooth-bore nozzles are designed to operate at ___ psi.
50 psi

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____-____ _____ produce fine droplets of water. This characteristic is important when immediate reduction of room temperature is needed to avoid a flashover.
Fog-Stream Nozzle

pg 230
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Three types of fog-stream nozzles are available, they are:
1 Fixed-gallonage fog nozzle
2. Adjustable-gallonage fog nozzle
3. Automatic-adjusting fog nozzle

pg 230
A fixed-gallonage fog nozzle delivers a preset flow at the rated discharge pressure. The nozzle could be designed to flow ___,___,or ___ GPM.
30, 60, or 100 GPM

pg 230
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An adjustable-gallonage fog nozzle allows the operator to select a desired flow from several settings by rotating a selector bezel to adjust the size of the opening. For example, a nozzle could have the options of flowing ____, ____,or ____ GPM
60, 95, or 125 GPM

pg 230
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A typical automatic nozzle could have an operating range of __ to ___ GPM while maintianing a discharge pressure of ____ psi.
90 to 225 GPM while maintaining a discharge pressure of 100psi

pg 230
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_____ ____ are used to make a hole in automobile sheet metal, aircraft, or building walls or ceilings, so as to extinguish fires behind these surfaces.
Piercing Nozzles

pg 232
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___ ___ and ___ ___ ___ are used to fight fires in cellars and other inaccessible places such as attics and cocklofts.
Cellar Nozzles and Bresnan distributor nozzles

pg 232
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A 5" hose can supply 700 GPM over a distance of ____' and lose only about __ to __ psi of pressure due to friction loss.
700 GPM over 500' and loss about 20 to 25psi in Friction loss

pg 233
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A ____ ____ ___ is preformed by two engine companies in situations where hese must be laid in two different directions to establish a water supply.
Split hose lay

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A ___ ___ occurs when you position the engine close to the fire scene and deploy the supply hose from the bed of the fire apparatus to the hydrant either yourself or with very little assistance from other fire fighters.
Hand Lay

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_____ systems are used to provide a water supply for attack lines that will be operated inside a building.
Standpipes

pg 241
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Two types of standpipe systems exist:
1. A dry standpipe system depends on the fire department to provide all of the water.
2. A wet standpipe system has a built-in water supply, but the fire department connection is provided to deliver a higher flow or to boost the pressure.

pg 241
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As a guildline, sprinkler systems should be fed a pressure of ____ psi unless more specific information is availble.
150 psi

pg 241
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At the beginning of the changeover, keep your eyes on teh pressure gauge that the attack crew is using. The goal is to have a fluctuation that does not exceed ___ psi.
10 psi fluctuation

pg 247
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