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    Lets bring this one to life as well, I like these threads.
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    What is a dutchman?

    What are the 2 directions and 3 types of ventilation?

    What direction and type of ventilation is positive pressure and how does it work?

    What's the difference between negative pressure and positive pressure?

    How many firefighters does it take to deploy a minuteman load?

    What does BLEVE mean and what causes it?

    What does the acronym WALLACE WAS HOT/COAL WAS WEALTH stand for?

    What should you do before you force entry into a room or structure?

    During a search, what is a wise place to check for children?

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    Who cares we all know what we know. Quit picking on the kids.
    I retract this comment
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    What, you afraid they're going to learn something?

    As one who was their position for more than my fair share, the more knowledge they have, the better off they are!

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    Now you see why I stopped posting.,....why waste my time looking up information and everything??? These KIDS think that they know it all and have seen it all. Just hope it doesn't cost them our someone elses life to teach them.
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    Oh and by the way Pup-GFDSlappyRob. No one was picking on anyone you should try reading the thread. I got several emails asking for more questions.

    I got socks that have more Firefighting experience than you. So its time to do your homework "Jr" and learn some respect.

    Oh sorry I forgot your a "Chief" LOL
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    C'mon Slappy -- grace us with your knowledge....

    I know I can answer all of those questions...

    Hey RJ - "...quit pickin on the kids..."
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    Bite me Marc

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    C'mon Slappy -- grace us with your knowledge....
    He would, if he had any! Seems all he really knows how to do is start trouble...
    These are my opinions, not those of my career department, my volunteer company, or my affiliates. And by the way, I'm not a Junior.

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    He is good at makeing long signatures.

    Thank you Jeff and company for revieving this. Like my professor says, "The day you stop learning is the day you die is this biz."
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    Slappy...got your head stuck in your Puppy dish??? Or are you just afraid to answer?? I got my Puppy training tool(aka rolled up newspaper) ready.
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    …ignoring childish bickering…

    A dutchman is a type of hose load for a speed lay.

    The two directions for ventilation are horizontal and vertical. The types include, mechanical (or forced), hydraulic and natural.

    A PPV fan is set at the lowest part of the structure on the side the wind is coming from. Another opening must be present above the area of fire for the smoke to be blown out of.

    Positive pressure blows smoke out while negative pressure sucks the smoke out.

    Only one FF is needed to deploy a minuteman load.

    A BLEVE stands for boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion. This is caused when a pressurized tank is heated, creating more pressure than the tank can withstand.

    I don’t know what the acronyms mean.

    Before forcing entry the structure may need to be ventilated. Also, try before you pry.

    I would check under the bed and in the closet during a search.


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    I've never heard of the acronym WALLACE WAS HOT/COAL WAS WEALTH stand for?

    Would sure like to know what it means

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    Very good. Just some touching up...


    A "dutchman" is finish on a hose lay that makes it so the couplings of the LDH don't have to flip over when they pay off the hosebed.

    The BLEVE question was an interesting one. It's kinda tricky but they taught about it in one of my classes here at Oklahoma State and it was insightful, if you could stay awake through the professor droning on and on (Marc you know who I'm talking about). The relief valve on the tank, if any, will allow it to withstand pressures above it's rated capacity. On an LPG tank for example, the liquid inside is absorbing the heat, boiling, and blowing out through the relief valve. Researchers believe that when the liquid level in the tank gets too low, however, the tank begins absorbing the heat and a tank rupture occurs, causing the expanding vapor explosion. You got it right, I was just giving an deeper explaination.

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    BLEVE

    Blast
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    Everything
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    Originally posted by ff7134
    Oh and by the way Pup-GFDSlappyRob. No one was picking on anyone you should try reading the thread. I got several emails asking for more questions.

    I got socks that have more Firefighting experience than you. So its time to do your homework "Jr" and learn some respect.

    Oh sorry I forgot your a "Chief" LOL
    Sorry for my attitude. Didn't mean anything bye it

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    Originally posted by GFDSlappyRob

    Sorry for my attitude. Didn't mean anything bye it
    And for the comment about more firefighting experience.I have plenty My dad has been firefighter for more than 25 years, not to be an ***** or anything I have been around it my whole life. So the fire service and I have met.Respect is earned not given
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    I havn't stopped learning and never will. I learn at my own pace.I am just the type of person who trains when I need to and relaxes every once in a while.I work three jobs on Ambulance service,retail and construction just to make ends I am not all "GUNG-HO FISTY" about the fire service(that is what gets your killed also i.e Tunnel Vision). I learned from my dads mistakes that he has made in the fire service and did things different. I have always been told that when you to train you "Practice Like You Play", and quite frankly I probabley train more than I should.I don't appreciate people talking smack and getting thier underwear all in a bunch for a little comment I made.You guys got to relize that that people make mistakes and they learn from them.Thanks for reading my post. I have no hard feelings against any comment you guys have mad, but it did upset me a little when I first read

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    And for the comment about more firefighting experience.I have plenty My dad has been firefighter for more than 25 years, not to be an ***** or anything I have been around it my whole life. So the fire service and I have met.Respect is earned not given
    If I may say (And I think I can since they let me post ) You are not your father. He can have 1000 years, and you can watch that whole time. Even then, you do not have the EXPERIENCE he has first hand. You can hear about things up your ying-yang, but that's not experience, that's a story.

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    I guess we can forgive you for all of that as long as you promise don't do it again.
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    Slappy,

    I am a third generation Firefighter. My dad is a Asst. Chief and my brother is a Lt on a Engine in a large metro department...that don't mean spit when it comes to MY knowledge. This whole thread was started for Explorers and Juniors who wanted to learn more and test their knowledge...and have a little fun now and then. In no way was it used to pick on anyone. It just go to the point to where I only had 2 people replying and it was taking up alot of time...and with Medic school I just don't have alot of that to spare. And its not a problem.
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    Hey 7134, since I aint an explorer no more can I ask some stuff on the REAL future of the fire service? I got a boat load of books and stuff from FEMA on terrorism and Haz-Mat.

    Define:
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    SRA

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    Point Soruce

    Name the following gases using there Military code.
    GA,GB,GD,VX,H,L,CX,AC,CK,SA,CL,CG,DP,CS&CR,CN,OC.

    What is a secondary device?

    Name the Bio agent.
    A______
    C______
    P______
    T______
    Q-_____
    S______
    V______
    E______
    B_____- T______
    M_________
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    S__________- E________
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    Hey not a problem..Isn't USFA great??? Free books and loads of them. I have to see if they have anything new for "Christmas".
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    Shopping on the USFA website for Christmas? Why didn't I think of that...

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    No kidding......it is awesome! Yesterday I got my "Emergency Response to terromism Job aid" I love it! It breaks down the whole B-NICE and has op's considerations and agency related stuff, its plastic and fits in your bunker pocket.
    I guess this is our Santa Claus.......
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