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Chapter 2

Hoses and Ladders

What are the 2 types of fire hoses? Suction and discharge
What are the 2 types of suction hoses and what are they used for? Hard suction hose is used for drafting. Soft suction hose is used only to connect to a hydrant.
What is the standard length of woven-jacket, rubber-lined discharge hose? 50 Feet.
What are the two common diameters of single jacket discharge hose? 1-1/2 inch, and 2-1/2 inch
What are the two common diameters of double jacket discharge hose? 1-3/4 inch, and 2-1/2 inch
Define master stream appliance. Any nozzle designed for 500 GPM and over.
What is booster hose used for? Supply low gallon output water.
What are the two common sizes for booster hose? 3/4 and 1 inch
What does NFPA stand for? National Fire Protection Agency
What is the modern light-weight hose coupling? Pyrolite
What term describes the condition that occurs when a nozzle or valve is abruptly closed? Water hammer
What is needed to move water through 2,000 or more feet of hose? Relay pumping
List the 4 factors that affect pumping. 1. Diameter of hose 2. Length of hose 3. Elevation of discharge 4. Type of appliance
What are the lengths of ground ladders, and the lengths of aerial ladders? Ground ladders are 10-65'. Aerial ladders are 55-160'.
List the 5 types of ground ladder. 1. Attic ladder (10') 2. Baby extension ladder (10-14') 3. Straight ladder (12-30') 4. Roof ladder 5. Extension ladder (24-55')
What is the most common size extension ladder? 35'
What is the correct ladder placement angle? 70 Degrees.
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