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How often do we test our hose?
Annually
How do we tag a hose out of sevice? what do we write on the tag?
reverse roll,
Tag:
Description of damage
Date taken out of service
Signature of the individual
What is surveyed hose?
Hose that is taken out of service by the Fire Department and sent to the Public Works Department for their use.
How is surveyed hose identified?
It has a 1-1.1/2" red dot on each end within 12 inches of the coupling
How many feet are the hose bundles?
100ft
what is the diameter of the hose bundles?
1 1/2"
How do you measure the hose bundle folds?
Use the compartment that it is to be stored in.
How maney feet from the wye do you begin your fold?
2 feet
then fold short/long ect. ect.
How many feet long are the pre-connects?
200 feet each
Which side should the nozzles for the transverse lines end up?
A side, front of bed
How many feet of LDH do the Engines carry?
750 as a min.
When loading the LDH hose which side do you start on?
place the female coupling on the tail board next to the 2- 1/2" hose
What do we use to help us remember the fresno finish?
Over
Under
Under
Over
Where are the nozzles placed for the fresno finish?
Both to the out side of the beds
How do you identify the area of a damaged hose?
A rag or flagging may be used to identify the damaged area.
While using the hose monitor you should set the spikes using a hammer that is at least --??-- oz.?
At least 16oz.
How deep into the ground do you have to set the spikes for the portable monitor?
At least 1/8" into the concrete
What surfaces will the apollo monitor spikes not grip?
Metal
Marble
or similar hard surfaces
At what point should you sharpen the spikes on the ground monitor base?
If the flat ends of the spikes exceed 1/16"
or
1.5mm
What is the maximum safe operating pressure for the portable monitor?
200 psi
When the Apollo monitor is used on the ground what degree is the safety stop at?
35 degrees
When the Apollo monitor is used in the portable base what is the max GPM?
500 GPM
What are the charge the line hand signals for the day time?
Raise both arms vertically above the head and hold stationary
What are the charge the line hand signals for the night time???
Raise one arm vertically above the head with flashlight directed towards hydrant man or operator and wave flashlight horizontally above head.
While calling for water what is our first means for communication?
Hand signals
Radios are 2nd
What are the hand signals for water shutdown daytime?
Extend both arms down and swing arms in front of body crossing the arms.
What are the hand signals for water shutdown nightime?
Extend one arm down, with flashlight directed towards supply, and swing in front of body.
What are the hand signals for increasing the water pressure daytime?
Extend arms horizontally from shoulders, palms up, raise arms to about 45 degrees.
What are the hand signals for increasing the water pressure nightime?
Extend one arm horizontally from shoulder, with flashlight directed towards operator and raise to about 45 degrees.
How much PSI is given when you hand signal for increase or decrease in water pressure?
10 PSI -per signal
What is the hand signal for decrease water pressure daytime?
Extend arms horizontally from shoulders, palms down, lower arms to about 45 degrees.
What is the hand signal for decrease in water pressure nightime?
Extend one arm horizontally from shoulder, with flashlight directed toward operator and lower to about 45 degrees
What is the standard PSI setting for the standpipe opertation?
150 PSI
How long is the front bumper pre-connect hose?
100ft
what is the diameter of the front bumper pre-connect?
1 1/2 inch
At what point and how long is your loop for the front bumper pre-connect hose load
After first 50 feet make the 2 foot loop.
In the Gnass hose packs, which ones have a hose clamp?
pack 1&2
In the Gnass hose packs which ones have water tee's?
1-4 will all have one on the first hose out attach to the male coupling
On the Gnass hose packs which color strap do you pull first???
BLUE on the Left shoulder
What color is the second strap that you pull for the Gnass packs?
Orange
What is the diameter, length, and amount of hose on Gnass packs 1-4
1 1/2, 100ft sticks, and 200ft total
Gnass pack number 5 has what diameter hose and how much of it?
1" and there is 300ft total
When rolling the hose for the Gnass packs how far back does the male coupling need to be placed from the female coupling?
3 feet
How should you step off after grabbing hose?
By facing foward.
What direction must the triple fold be pulled off the rig?
It can be pulled straight or to the left or right.
Where shall the nozzle be placed on the accordion shoulder carry?
Between the waist and the shoulder.
How much hose should be on one persons shoulders?
50 feet.
Who is the one to pay off hose first?
The person nearest the rig.