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Rescue situations: __ __ is the first tactical priority at any incident.

Life safety

2

Depending on the incident, apparatus, equipment, and personnel operating within __ feet of the base of a high-rise fire may need to be protected from falling glass and debris.

200ft

1 1/2 times the height
corners are the safest position

3

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In certain instances, the ___ method of apparatus placement maybe use to position the Ariel and pumping apparatus at a fire scene.

Inside/outside

If a building is less than five floors the attack pumper is on the side of the street closest to the building

4

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__ operations are required when a pumped must be supplied from a __ water supply source such as a dry hydrant, storage tank, lake, or stream.

Drafting

Static

5

A good way to minimize the chance of the intake hose kinking is to put a ___ twist in the hose when making the connection between the hydrant and the pumper

Counterclockwise

6

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In tandem pump in operation apparatus may be located up to __ feet apart.

300 ft

7

Wildland fire apparatus

Position the apparatus on the ___ side of the structure to minimize exposure to heat and blowing embers

Leeward

8

Wildland fire attack

Any fire attack should begin with apparatus positioned in a __ point

Anchor point

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Fire department personnel must consider all railroad tracks ___

Live