Salvage, Overhaul, & Fire Cause Determination Quiz

1.  The basic premise of salvage operations is....?

2.   The size of a typical salvage cover is generally within in the range of 10 x 12 to _______ feet.

3.  Studs in a building wall are typically ___ inches apart.

4.  _______ can substitute as a salvage cover and usually comes in 120' x 20' rolls.

5.  Which statement is not true?

6.  True or False:  Squeegees can move large amounts of water from places water vacuums can not access.

7.  Submersible pumps are _______ powered, while "float-a-pumps" _______ powered.

8.  Various salvage tools help protect homes from what common problems?

9.  _____ are frequently used in conjunction with the ______ of salvage covers.

10.  Fire Service term meaning, to always work through one's direct superior.

11.  The best way to keep material and debris in a salvage cover is to use what technique?

12.  Due to size, methods of drying salvage covers include all but which of the following?

13.  Which method of salvage cover deployment  is done by a single firefighter and is reserved for covering large unbreakable items?

14.  One of the most common hazards of salvage work is _______.

15.  Water weighs ____ lbs. per gallon.

16.  An active sprinkler head can displace oxygen within a __ to __ foot area around the head.

17.  True or False:  During salvage, the best approach to removing items from harms way is to first ask: "Can the item be moved more quickly than it can be covered?"

18.  When valuables are covered during salvage, how should this be indicated?

19.  Salvage cover edges should be _______ under so they will not collect water or debris.

20.  The ______ method of deploying a salvage cover is used to when the salvage pile is taller than the firefighters.

21.  Which is a good example of where Visqueen is better than a salvage cover?

22.  Catch-alls are used to contain the water dripping through the ceiling until....

23.  When stopping the flow of an active sprinkler, which piece of PPE is most important?

24.  Common overhaul tools include all but which?

25.  True or False:  The drawback of carry-alls is their limited use in areas where access is not easily attained.

26.  Senses used in overhaul operations include all but which.

27.  During overhaul, there should be at least ___ charged hoselines on premise.

28.  Which two tactics will make the overhaul easier?

29.  One of the most deceptive, tedious and tricky parts of overhaul is dealing with...?

30.  A good rule is to revisit involved structures ___ and ___ hours after the last company has left the scene.

31.  Salvage and overhaul efforts have a significant aspect on what aspect of firefighting?

32.  In regard to fire cause determination, which information would be the least important?

33.  Determining the point of origin includes all but....?

34.  A misleading aspect of "depth of char" is....

35.  Securing a building after a fire includes all but which?