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A long pole with a wooden or fiberglass handle and a metal hook on one end used for pulling

Multipurpose hook

The process of making openings so that the smoke, heat and gases can escape vertically from a structure

Vertical ventilation

A minimum of two fully equipped personnel on-site, in a ready state, for immediate rescue of injured or trapped fire fighters

Rapid intervention crew (RIC)

A long, heavy hammer that requires the use of both hands

Sledgehammer

A long pole with a solid metal hook used for pulling

Roofman's hook

A tool made of hardened steel with handles on the sides used to force doors and to breach walls

Battering ram

A hand tool with a closed end used to tighten or loosen bolts

Box end wrench

A lightweight, hand-operated tool that can produce up to 10,000 pounds of prying and spreading force

Hydraulic spreader

The observation and evaluation of existing factors that are used to develop objectives, strategy and tactics for fire suppression

Size-up

Electronic devices that detect differences in temperature based on infrared energy and then generate images based on those data

Thermal imaging device

Type of pulling tool

Pike pole

Which tool heats metal until it melts?

Cutting torch

List items of proper personal protective equipment (PPE)

1. Approved helmet


2. Eye protection


3. Firefighting gloves


4. Boots


5. Personal alert safety system (PASS)

Tools used for vertical roof ventilation

Power saws


Axes

Types of prying tools

Halligan bar


Crowbar

Which are pike poles commonly used for?

Pulling ceilings

Which tools is often used in vehicular crashes to gain access to a victim who needs care?

Spring loaded center punch

Which tool is considered a tool for cutting metal?

Hacksaw

Which tool is considered a tool for rotating?

Screwdriver

What is a basic piece of equipment for interior firefighting?

Hand light or portable light

Which tool is used to cut chains or padlocks?

Bolt cutter

Which tools are considered a mechanical saw?

Chain saw


Rotary saw


Reciprocating saw

Which tool is considered a tool for striking?

Pick head axe

Which special equipment should a rapid intervention crew (RIC) carry?

1. Thermal imager


2. Prying tools


3. Striking tools

Where should tool staging be located at a single family residential house fire?

Outside the building

What tools are considered a basic search and rescue hand tool?

Halligan tool


Axe


Hand light

How are all power equipment considered "ready state"?

Fuel tanks filled completely with fresh fuel


Hydraulic hoses are cleaned and inspected


Removal and replacement of any dull or damaged blades

Pointed claw hook on one end, forked or flat chisel pry on other end, used in forcible entry

Claw bar

Powered by electric motor or battery motor, blade moves back and forth

Reciprocating saw

Process of final extinguishment after main main of fire has been knocked out, all tracks of fire must be extinguished

Overhaul

Hand tool with pincer liker working end, used to bend wire or hold small objects

Gripping pliers

Straight bar made of steel or iron with forked liked chisel on working end that is suitable for performing forcible entry

Crowbar

Specialized cutting device that cuts thru seat belts

Seat belt cutter

Used to couple or uncouple hoses by turning rocker lugs on connectors

Spanner wrench

Steel bar with two main features, large pick, large chisel or fork

Kelly tool

Heats metal to melting point/cuts thru, 5700 degrees F, special training is required

Cutting torch

Used to operate valves on hydrant, spanner wrench

Hydrant wrench

Long wooden/fiberglass pole; metal point with spur at right angles at one end; probe ceilings, pull down plaster lath material

Ceiling hook

Sharp point "pike" on end coupled with hook; makes openings in ceilings and walls; has different lengths for different room heights

Pike pole

Phase during which fire fighters start thinking about the possible tools or equipment they may need during an incident

Response / size up

Specialized striking tool with an axe on one end of the head and a sledgehammer on the other end

Maul

Which type of tools allow a fire fighter to increase the power exerted upon an object and extend the fire fighters's reach?

Pushing or pulling tools

Which tool has a pointed "pick" one one end of the head and an axe blade on the other?

Pick head axe

To reduce the total number of tools needed to achieve a goal, what type of tool should a fire fighter carry?

Multiple function tool - number of uses

What type of tools use extremely high temperature flames to cut through an object?

Cutting torches

During an incident, what designated area or location where tools or equipment may be required to be placed?

Tool staging area

Which type of ventilation may be achieved by opening a window?

Horizontal ventilation

Which type of ventilation is always achieved by opening the roof or highest part of a building?

Vertical ventilation

Tool used to pull the lock cylinder out of a door

K tool

Power saw that uses the rotating movement of a chain equipped with sharpened cutting edges; typically used to cut through wood

Chain saw

A multipurpose tool that can be used for several forcible entry and ventilation applications because of its unique head design

Clemens hook

A tool with a pointed claw hook on one end and a forked or flat chisel pry on the other end; often used for forcible entry

Claw bar

Long pole with solid metal hook used for pulling

Roofmans hook

Type of striking tool

Hammer

Long pole with a pointed head and two retractable cutting blades on the side

Plaster hook

Observation and evaluation of existing factors that are used to develop objectives, strategy, and tactics for fire suppression (NFPA 1051)

Size up

Specialized striking tool, weighing 6 pounds or more, with an axe on one end and a sledgehammer on the other end

Maul

Metal tool with one sharpened end that is used to break apart material in conjunction with a hammer, mallet or sledgehammer

Chisel

Wrench having one fixed grip and one movable grip that can be adjusted to fit securely around pipes and other tubular objects

Pipe wrench

Tool that is used to remove lock cylinders from structural doors so the locking mechanism can be unlocked

K tool

Cutting tool designed for use on metal; different blades can be used for cutting different types of metal

Hack saw

Long, heavy hammer that requires the use of both hands

Sledgehammer

Process of final extinguishment after the main body of a fire has been knocked down; all traces of fire must be extinguished at this time

Overhaul

Combination of tools, usually consisting of a Halligan tool and a flat head axe, that are commonly used for forcible entry

Irons

Short handled hammer

Mallet

Which type of ventilation consists of fresh air blow into a building through selected openings to force contaminated air out through other openings?

Positive pressure ventilation

Which type of ventilation uses fans placed at selected openings to draw contaminated air out of a building?

Negative pressure ventilation

What Phase of Use begins with entry to buildings, vehicles, aircraft or other confined areas requiring fire fighters to use special technologies to gain access?

Forcible entry

What Phase of Use begins when the emergency call is received and continues as the units travel to the incident?

Response / size up

What Phase of Use consists of a team of fire fighters assigned to enter the fire structure, locate the fire, and extinguish the fire?

Interior attack

What Phase of Use involves searching for any victims trapped by the fire and extricating them from the building?

Search and rescue

What Phase of Use provides immediate assistance to injured or trapped fire fighters?

Rapid Intervention Company/Crew (RIC)

What Phase of Use involves changing air within a compartment by natural or mechanical means?

Ventilation

What Phase of Use is the final phase and is to ensure that all hidden fires are extinguished after the main fire has been suppressed?

Overhaul

What specifies which tools and equipment are needed in various situations?

Standard operating procedures (SOP)


Standard operating guidelines (SOG)



Tool that is used to remove lock cylinders from structural doors so the locking mechanism can be unlocked

K tool

Tool made of hardened steel with handles on the sides used to force doors and to breach walls

Battering ram

The "irons" usually consist of what two tools?

1. Flat head axe


2. Halligan

Prying tool that incorporates a pick and a fork, designed for use in the fire service

Halligan

Which functional tool category are gripping pliers included in?

Rotate = gripping pliers = pincer like working end that can also be used to bend wire or hold smaller objects

Electronic device that detects differences in temperature based on infrared energy and then generates images based on those data

Thermal imaging device

Hydraulic spreading tool designed to pry open doors that swing inward

Rabbet tool

Hand operated tool used for dragging or lifting heavy objects that uses pulleys and cables or chains to multiply a pulling or lifting force

Come along

What are the most commonly used rotating tools?

Screwdrivers


Wrenches


Pliers

What are rotating tools function?

Assemble (fit together)


Disassemble (take apart)

What tool is used to tighten or loosen fire hose couplings?

Spanner wrench

What tool is used to open or close a hydrant by rotating the valve stem, and to remove the caps from the hydrant outlets?

Hydrant wrench

Which type of tools can extend the reach of the fire fighter as well as increase the power the fire fighter can exert upon an object?

Pushing & Pulling tools

What tool is considered a hand powered hydraulic tool that can be used for prying and spreading doors quickly?

Rabbet tool

Which tool is a striking tool used primarily on cars and can exert a large amount of force on a pinpoint size portion of tempered automobile glass?

Spring loaded center punch

Which Phase of Use begins with the entry to buildings, vehicles, aircraft or other confined areas is locked or blocked, requiring fire fighters to use special techniques to gain access?

Forcible entry

Which Phase of Use consists of a team of fire fighters that are assigned to enter the fire structure, locate the fire, and extinguish the fire?

Interior attack

Which Phase of Use involves searching for any victims trapped by the fire and extricating them from the building?

Search and rescue

What type of ventilation is used when there are no suitable openings for positive pressure ventilation or when introducing pressured air could accelerate the fire?

Negative pressure ventilation

What type of ventilation may be the best option when positive pressure ventilation might potentially spread the products of combustion?

Negative pressure ventilation

What is the easiest, quickest and often most effective way to ventilate interior spaces?

Opening interior doors

What involves placing a tarp or salvage cover on the ground at a designated location and laying out commonly used tools and equipment so that they can be readily accessed?

Tool staging

What is designed to stand by to provide immediate assistance to any fire fighters who become lost, trapped or injured during an incident or training exercise?

RIC