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extinguishing material
(H2O, dry chemical, ARFFF)
AGENT
concrete area between the fire station and street
(driveway)
APPROACH
any action to control fire
ATTACK
explosion or rapid burning of heated gases that occurs when O is introduced in an O deficient atmosphere (smoke explosion)
BACKDRAFT
back end of appartus upon which fire fighters used to stand and ride - has been replaced by jumpseats inside cabs in today's apparatus
BACKSTEP
boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion
BLEVE
small diamter (1") handline used for small fires - carries on reels on the apparatus - AKA "red line"
BOOSTER HOSE
2 - 1/2 " hose used as a handline, any volume of water over 350 gpm
BIG WATER
type of alarm which calls for specific numbers and types of apparatus to be sent
BOX ALARM
method of folding salvage covers1
ACCORDION FOLD
method of loading hose (3" hose on IFD)
ACCORDION LOAD
to open a wall (masonry)
BREACH
disconnect hose lines at couplings
BREAK (CUT) A LINE
couplings at the end of the fire hose, or the bottom of a ladder
BUTT
air/water extinguisher - foam 2 1/2 gallons
CAN