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Part D & Homework Fire Hose & Appliances. PROPER PROCEDURE FOR MAKING HYDRANT CONNECTIONS 3 inch or smaller intake line Remove intake hose(s), hydrant.

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1 Part D & Homework Fire Hose & Appliances

2 PROPER PROCEDURE FOR MAKING HYDRANT CONNECTIONS 3 inch or smaller intake line Remove intake hose(s), hydrant wrench and other required tools from the pumper Unroll the hose Connect the hose(s) to the pumper Place the hydrant wrench on the hydrant valve stem operating nut with the handle pointing away from the outlets Remove the appropriate cap(s) Fully open and close the hydrant to make sure there is water and nothing is blocking the discharge(s)

3 PROPER PROCEDURE FOR MAKING HYDRANT CONNECTIONS Connect the hose(s) to the hydrant, using any adapters necessary Fully open the hydrant Tighten any connection(s) that leak

4 PROPER PROCEDURE FOR MAKING HYDRANT CONNECTIONS 4 ½ inch or larger soft sleeve Remove intake hose, hydrant wrench and other required tools from the pumper Unroll the hose Connect the hose to the pumper Place the hydrant wrench on the hydrant valve stem operating nut with the handle pointing away from the outlet Remove the appropriate cap Open and close the hydrant to make sure there is water and nothing is blocking the discharge

5 PROPER PROCEDURE FOR MAKING HYDRANT CONNECTIONS Connect the hose to the hydrant, using any adapters that may be necessary Fully open the hydrant Tighten any connection(s) that leak

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9 PROPER PROCEDURE FOR MAKING HYDRANT CONNECTIONS 4 ½ inch or larger hard intake line Firefighter #1 Check to see booster tank valve is closed Remove the pump intake cap Assist with the removal of the hard suction from the pumper Assist with the connection of the hard suction to the pumper Assist with the connection of the hard suction to the hydrant Fully open the hydrant Tighten any connections that are leaking Note: Steps f and g can be reversed depending on local policy.

10 PROPER PROCEDURE FOR MAKING HYDRANT CONNECTIONS Firefighter #2 Remove the hydrant wrench and adapter (if necessary) from the hydrant Remove the hydrant outlet cap Place the hydrant wrench on the hydrant valve stem operating nut with the handle pointing away from the outlet Open and close the hydrant to make sure there is water and nothing is blocking the discharge Place the adapter on the 4 ½ inch outlet, if necessary Assist with the removal of the hard suction from the pumper Assist with the connection of the hard suction to the pumper Assist with the connection of the hard suction to the hydrant (Note: Steps g and h can be reversed by local policy)

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13 HAND LAY 300 FT OF SUPPLY LINE FROM PUMPER TO A WATER SOURCE Hoseline drag Stand alongside the hose line and pick up the nozzle or coupling Place the hose line over your shoulder with the coupling (nozzle) in front resting on the chest Hold the coupling in place while pulling with the shoulder

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16 HAND LAY 300 FT OF SUPPLY LINE FROM PUMPER TO A WATER SOURCE Shoulder loads Load Stand with back to engine Second firefighter stacks hose back and forth on shoulder with loops at waist length Maximum 100 foot per firefighter Move forward 15 feet Unload First to get loaded is last to unload All walk toward objective Firefighter closest to hose bed (last to get loaded) begins to flake out hose Once out of hose, next firefighter starts to drop Repeat until at objective or run out of hose

17 CLEANING AND MAINTAINING FIRE HOSE Washing hose Lay the section of hose out straight Use a broom or brush to remove dust and dirt Wash and scrub with clear water If all spots have not been removed, scrub with mild soap or detergent Rinse properly and completely Dry hose if required: Hose tower Placed on an inclined rack Placed in a cabinet-type hose dryer

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20 CLEANING AND MAINTAINING COUPLINGS Clean threads to remove tar, dirt, gravel and oil Remove gasket and twist the female swivel in warm, soapy water Replace gasket: Hold the gasket between your middle finger and thumb with your index finger resting on the outside of the gasket Fold the outer rim of the gasket upward by pulling with your index finger Place the gasket into the swivel by permitting the large loop of the gasket to enter the coupling swivel at the place provided for the gasket Allow the small loop to fall into place by releasing your grip on the gasket

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25 INSPECTING COUPLINGS FOR DRAINAGE Male Check threads for damage or debris File threads to remove burrs Female Turn swivel Check threads for damage or debris

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27 Match terms associated with fire hose to their definitions. Write the correct letters on the blanks. (2 pts. each, 14/18) ___ 1. That portion of the coupling that serves as a point of attachment to the hose ___ 2. Wet or dry piping system that provides fire department outlets and private hoselines so that water can be taken to upper floors or remote areas of a structure ___ 3. Gasket used at the end of the hose where it is expanded into the shank of the coupling ___ 4. Hose storage compartment ___ 5. Extra fold placed along the length of a section of hose as it is loaded so that its coupling rests in proper position a. Expansion-ring gasket b. Hose bed c. Dutchman d. Shank e. Standpipe Homework

28 ___ 6. Type of flexible tube used by firefighters to carry water under pressure from the source of supply to a point where it is discharged ___ 7. Gasket used to make a watertight connection between male and female couplings ___ 8. To lay out fire hose in a loose accordion pattern to reduce the chances of the hose tangling and kinking when pulled ___ 9. Sexless coupling commonly found on large diameter hose a. Fire hose b. Flake c. Storz d. Swivel gasket Homework

29 a. Threaded 3-piecec. Snap b. Threaded 5-pieced. Storz

30 a. Triple-layer b. Accordian c. Reverse horseshoe finish d. Horseshoe e. Minuteman a. Triple-layer b. Accordian c. Reverse horseshoe finish d. Horseshoe e. Minuteman

31 a. Triple-layer b. Reverse horseshoe finish c. Horseshoe d. Minuteman e. Flat a. Triple-layer b. Reverse horseshoe finish c. Horseshoe d. Minuteman e. Flat

32 a. Triple-layer b. Reverse horseshoe finish c. Horseshoe d. Minuteman e. Flat a. Triple-layer b. Reverse horseshoe finish c. Horseshoe d. Minuteman e. Flat

33 ___ 20. Advantages: Easily and quickly loaded by only two or three firefighters; easily shoulder-loaded by picking up a number of folds Disadvantages: Folds contain sharp bends; promotes wear on hose edges from apparatus vibration ___ 21. Advantage: Fewer sharp bends than other loads Disadvantages: Not recommended for LDH because it may cause this hose to become entangled when being unloaded; requires two people to flake shoulder loads for the carry; promotes wear on hose edges from apparatus vibrations; may off-load into street in a wavy, snakelike way a. Preconnected flat load b. Flat load c. Accordion load d. Triple-layer load e. Minuteman load ab. Horseshoe load a. Preconnected flat load b. Flat load c. Accordion load d. Triple-layer load e. Minuteman load ab. Horseshoe load

34 ___ 22. Advantages: Easiest of the three supply loads to load; suited for any size supply hose; best way to load LDH; less likely than other loads to promote wear on hose from apparatus vibration Disadvantage: Folds contain sharp bends ___ 23. Advantages: Supply connection already made; adaptable for varying widths of hose beds; loops aid in pulling load from bed; can be pulled by one person Disadvantage: Folds contain sharp bends a. Preconnected flat load b. Flat load c. Accordion load d. Triple-layer load e. Minuteman load ab. Horseshoe load a. Preconnected flat load b. Flat load c. Accordion load d. Triple-layer load e. Minuteman load ab. Horseshoe load

35 ___ 24. Advantages: Supply connection already made; suitable for all sizes of attack lines but best for larger lines that may be too cumbersome for shoulder carries; load is designed to be pulled by one person Disadvantage: Must be completely removed from the bed before leading in the nozzle, which can present problems when other apparatus are parked directly behind the hose bed ___ 25. Advantages: Supply connection already made; can be carried on the shoulder completely clear of ground; well suited for a narrow bed Disadvantages: Can be awkward to carry when the carrier is wearing SCBA; when the load is a single flake, may collapse on the shoulder if not held tightly a. Preconnected flat load b. Flat load c. Accordion load d. Triple-layer load e. Minuteman load ab. Horseshoe load a. Preconnected flat load b. Flat load c. Accordion load d. Triple-layer load e. Minuteman load ab. Horseshoe load

36 a) Donut b) Self Locking Twin Donut c) Twin Donut d) Straight

37 HOMEWORK Identify characteristic as either (A) Forward Lay, (B) Reverse Lay or (C) Split Lay 30. Hoseline laid in part as forward lay and in part as reverse lay 31. Extends from fire to water source 32. Extends from water source to fire 33. Is often used when the water source is a hydrant and the pumper must stay at the fire 34. Is used when pumper must first size-up fire before laying a supply line 35. Is also used when the apparatus that lays the hose must stay at the water source 36. Is loaded in hose bed so that female coupling comes off first 37. Is loaded so that male coupling comes off first

38 HOMEWORK Identify characteristic as one of the following: (A) Advantage Forward Lay (B) Disadvantage Forward Lay (C) Advantage Reverse Lay (D) Disadvantage Reverse Lay 38. Pumper is at hydrant to boost hydrant pressure 39. Most direct way to supplement hydrant pressure and perform drafting operations 40. Pumper can remain at incident scene so that its hose, equipment, and tools are available for fire fighting 41. Pump operator has visual contact with fire fighting crew 42. May require second pumper to boost pressure at hydrant 43. Crew member catching hydrant is temporarily unavailable for fire fighting assignment 44. Delays initial fire attack (essential fire fighting equipment must be removed from pumper and placed at fire location before pumper can proceed to water source) 45 Obligates pump operator to stay at the water source 46. Pump operator has no visual contact with fire fighting crew

39 Safety precautions for advancing lines to a fire Identify illustration as being either (A) Safe or (B) Unsafe Position nozzle and backup firefighters on same side of hoseline Feel door before entering

40 Safety precautions for advancing lines to a fire Identify illustration as being either (A) Safe or (B) Unsafe Bleed air from line before entering Stand up and block Ventilation openings

41 Identify each as (A) mechanical, (B) thermal, (C) organic, or (D) chemical hose damage 51. Put all hose that has been exposed to hazardous materials back into service. 52. Re-bed wet woven-jacket hose onto apparatus 53. Opening and closing nozzles, valves, and hydrants rapidly. 54. Lay hose in gutter or next to curb where vehicles are parked 55. Dry fire hose by laying it on hot pavement.

42 HOMEWORK Select facts about cleaning, inspecting, and storing hose. Write the correct letters on the blanks. 56. Which type of hose requires brushing and machine washing? a. Hard rubber booster hose b. Hard-suction hose c. 3. Woven-jacket hose d. Rubber-jacket collapsible hose 57. What agent is used to neutralize acid on fire hose that has been exposed to acid contamination? a. Detergent b. Mildew remover c. Water-based paints d. Baking soda 58. How is a gasket checked for damage and deterioration? a. Stretching it and checking for damage and return to normal shape b. Pinching it together and checking for damage and return to normal shape c. Inserting it in coupling, connecting the couplings, pressurizing the hose, and looking for leaks d. Wetting it and checking for damage and slight expansion from normal

43 HOMEWORK 59. What cleaning agent should be used on fire hose that has been exposed to oil? a. Mild soap or detergent b. Dishwashing liquid c. Commercial strength detergent d. Commercial solvent 60. How often should woven-jacket fire hose be exercised? a. After each use b. After storage over 30 days c. After exposure to dust and dirt d. After exposure to petroleum products 61. Why is it desirable to run water through woven-jacket hose at prescribed intervals? a. To prevent mildew and mold b. To prevent the lining from adhering to itself c. To prevent drying and cracking d. To reduce initial friction loss 62. What is the recommended interval for maintaining woven-jacket fire hose by running water through it? a. Every 30 days b. Every 40 days c. Every 60 days d. Every 90 days

44 HOMEWORK 63. What type hose must be thoroughly dried before being reloaded on the apparatus? a. Woven-jacket b. Hard-rubber booster c. Rubber-jacket collapsible d. Hard-suction 64. Firefighter A says that cabinet-type hose-washing machines wash, rinse, and drain fire hose and clean the couplings. Firefighter B says that the swivel part of hose couplings should be cleaned by hand by swishing them in warm soapy water, and the male threads should be cleaned with a suitable brush. Who is right? a. Firefighter A b. Firefighter B c. Both A and B d. Neither A nor B 65. Firefighter A says that common scrub brushes or brooms can be used to clean hose if a commercial hose-washing machine is not available. B says that rubber-jacket hose should be scrubbed with fine steel wool or wire scrub brushes and a stream of water from a hoseline. Who is right? a. Firefighter A b. Firefighter B c. Both A and B d. Neither A nor B 66. Firefighter A says that a cabinet-type hose-washing machine can be used without detergent. Firefighter B says that a cabinet-type hose-washing machine can be operated by one person. Who is right? a. Firefighter A b. Firefighter B c. Firefighter A and B d. Neither Firefighter A nor B 67. The most common type of hose-washing machine is designed to wash most fire hose up to ___ inches (millimeters). a. 2½ inches b. 3 inches c. 4 inches d. 6 inches

45 HOMEWORK 68. After the gasket has been removed, how should the coupling swivel be cleaned? a. With wire brush and warm water, no soap or detergent b. In hose-washing machine when hose is cleaned c. Immersed in warm, soapy water and worked backward and forward d. Immersed in solvent bath and then cleaned with wire brush 69. Firefighter A says that the swivel gasket and the expansion-ring gasket are interchangeable. Firefighter B says that hose-washing machines will clean hose couplings adequately when the coupling swivel becomes dirty. Who is right? a. Firefighter A b. Firefighter B c. Firefighter A and B d. Neither Firefighter A nor B 70. Why should the firefighter avoid laying hose in the gutter or next to the curb where vehicles have been parked? a. Grit and grime tend to accumulate at curbside b. b. The street must be kept clear for vehicle traffic c. The hose can be contaminated with oil and acid d. Radiant heat from the cement can thermally damage the hose 71. Which of the following would not generally damage woven-jacket hose? a. Sun b. Hot air c. Proximity to vehicle exhaust d. Cold, but not freezing, air

46 Homework VS 12–1 72.____ 75. ______ 74. ______ Matching a. Ball Valve b. Butterfly Valve c. Clapper Valver d. Gate Valve Clapper 73. _____

47 VS 12–2 Homework Matching: a. Clappered Siamese b. Water thief c. non-clappered siamese d. 2½-Inch to Two 2½-Inch WYE e. Large diameter manifold 76. ____ 77. ____ 78. ____ 79. ____ 80. ____

48 VS 12–5 HOMEWORK 81. _____ Matching a.Double Female b.Double Male c.Elbows d.Reducers Male 84. ____ 30-Degree 90-Degree 83. _____ 82. _____

49 VS 12–8 HOMEWORK Matching a.Hose Rope Tool b.Hose Clamp c.Hose Jacket d.Spanner Wrench e.Hydrant Wrench 86. ____ 90. ____ 89. ____ 88. ____ 87. ____


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