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wildland wui

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Indirect attack is performed ____ ____ from the fire. farther away
Parallel attack is _____ to the fire. close
Most fatalities occur in ___ ___ /___ ___. short grasses / light fuel
Advantages of Progressive attack – all of the above
T/F - blow up is the same as flare up? False
Danger of fire that travels in the tops of trees only? Reburn
Advantages of Progressive attack – all of the above
What should you not use to size up a haz-mat scene? Senses
What guide should you use to size up haz-mat? ERG
How should you store the drip torch? need to find this answer
what are the Dangers of using fuses? The burn off and slag
Two ways to start fires? Drip torch and fuses
What is the most unpredictable? Wind
3 important things to remember for safety sake? Relative Humidity, Wind, Temperature
T/F - When approaching a helicopter carry tools above your waist. False
What is the clearance from the fire for a safety zone? 4x the length of flame
Which is correct way to approach helicopter? When directed by the pilot
Handcrew safety spacing? 10 feet
What is the amount of heat reflected by fire shelter? 95%
T/F - fire shelters can take a short amount of direct flame impingement? True
In the northern hemisphere what is the driest slope? Southern
Pulaskis have _____ and _______ edges cutting and grubbing edges
The fuel for the drip torch should be ___ parts___ and __ part ______. 4 parts diesel and 1 part gasoline
If using the cab for protection, discharge SCBA to create positive pressure
Examples of Barriers are: Rock-slides, Rivers, Lakes, Roads, Dozer lines and plowed fields
Box Canyons and Narrow Canyons can cause extreme fire behavior
Basic fuel types are – Grass, Shrub, Timber, Timber-understory, Slash-blowdown, Brush
Ladder fuels are fuels that link surface materials to the upper canopy
_____ is the greatest influence on fire spread Wind
Thunderstorms, Foehn Winds, and Fire Whirls can produce _______ ____ _____ rapid fire spread
Cumulonimbus clouds are _____ _____ and usually accompanied by lightning and strong wind ____ ____ and usually accompanied by lightning and strong wind anvil shaped
The moisture content of grass is most affected by _______ _______. relative humidity
Wildland boots must be at least 8 inches tall
You should drink __ _____ of water per hour during your work shift 1 quart
Shelters must be deployed in less than ___ ________. 25 seconds
Tools should be carried on the _______ side. downhill
Sharpen tools with a _____ _____. bastard file
If your backpack pump stops working – Check for adequate tank water, Remove any blockages, Disconnect hose from tank and remove blockage
do not use _____ _____ for high intensity fires booster lines
The advantage of a progressive hose lay is that it starts from a secure anchor point, it’s fast and aggressive, and your engine stays on the road.
The 2 primary attack methods are ____ and _____ Direct and Indirect
_____ _____widens the control line and eliminates islands of unburned fuels Burning Out
Your _____ are the most dangerous hazardous materials detection clue senses
A _______ ___________depends on fire intensity, placement of the structure and the construction structure’s vulnerability
_____ _____ reduces flammability of fuels or slows their rate of combustion Fire retardant
Fuels should be ____ feet from structures 30 feet
There are ___ feet in a chain 66 feet
Crowning fires can be ______ or _______. running or dependent
Slopes facing _______ receive direct sun in the _________ __________. south northern hemisphere
Firefighters get killed most often in _____ _______. light fuels
_________ __________have the situation, mission/execution, and questions/concerns Briefing checklists
"______ _____" situations include: Safety zones and escape routes not identified, Taking a nap by the fire line, Getting frequent spot fires “Watch out”
The four common denominators of fire behavior on ______ _______ are: relatively small fires or isolated areas of larger fires, deceptively light fuels, fire responding to topography, wind speed or direction shifts Tragedy fires
Communication and Lookouts can reduce the risk of ________. entrapment
Personnel should always carry a _____ ______,______ _____and ______. fire shelter, eye protection and water
There are ___ Watch out situations and ___ Standard Firefighting Orders 18 10
Keep at least 10 feet of space between firefighters when working or walking 10
Use _____ and _____ _____ for firing ops fuses and drip torches
Only load a helicopter when directed by the ______ or the ______ _____ _____. pilot or helitac crew member
_________ and ________ ______ are the hazards for using a fuse Splatter and dripping slag
The first 3 Standard Firefighting Orders concern _______ _______. fireline safety
________ occurs immediately on the outside edge of the fire control line Slopover
_________ can occur when fuels in the “_____ _____” were not consumed and reignite when conditions are more favorable Reburn black area
Retain of control lines is not one of the 18 watch out situations
Safety zones should have a radius of at least ___ times the flame length 4
A type ___ helicopter needs a safety circle of at least ___ feet II 90
_______ ____ is used to eliminate islands of unburned fuels within the control line Burning out
Firefighters must carry their fire shelters during:____ ____, _______ _____, _______ _____ ______. Mop up, Initial attack, Roadside grass fires
Do not repair cracked or loose heads of hand tools with _____ or ______. glue or epoxy
When preparing a ______ ______for storage, extinguish the torch or let the wick burn down / keep upright and let cool drip torch
Do not move __________. artifacts
Inspect your _____ _____ when issued, start of fire season, every 2 weeks, or if you think the shelter may be damaged fire shelters
Always have gloves, hard hat, radio and water in a _____ ______. fire shelter
Only use _______ for drinking while in the shelter water
_____ _____ should be taken out of service if: It has a tear ___ inch or more, if the clear pouch has turned ______, or if it has been used Fire shelters ½ black
Watch Out Conditions does not include in-ground swimming pool with cover
Clear a ___X___foot area down to mineral soil for a fire shelter 4X8
Unburned fireline debris should be scraped to the _______ side of a control line unburned
Engine crew members report directly to the _______ _______ engine boss
Drag ______ and _______ to use properly flappers and swatters
Flag and mark tools with loose head for repair
Driving a different apparatus is not a watch out situation
All parts of _____ should be in place before fire attack LCES
A ______ ______ has 4 broad triangular tines Council rake
Keep ________ as _____ as possible for safety hoselines short
A sharp blade will not prevent the blade from chipping
On a contour map, close lines mean a _______ _______. steep slope
Fuses can spread _____ and ____ _____. slag and toxic fumes
Type __ firefighters cannot use ______ devices. 2 firing
Creating a control line along natural fire breaks a distance away from approaching fire and burning intervening fuels is an ______ ______. indirect attack
A firing operation that occurs downwind and uses the fire’s indraft to draw it back to the main fire is _________. Backfiring
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