Crossword Puzzler – 04/12/21



2 Best Available Control Measures (abbr)

3 Cutting the _______ out of a car is one of those steps that are pretty common to most extrications

5 The most valuable asset that any hazmat teams have is _______.


7 A proper Entry Briefing, like any good news article in journalism answers the especially important questions; Who? What? Where? When? Why? and __________ ?

9 This involves coming alongside of a victim, and using an implement to help roll the victim into the boat.

11 The char patterns formed on paint or burned wood remains, usually in the shape of blisters is called _________.

12 The Entry ________ is a crucial part of any hazardous materials incident.

13 In the United States vaccines must go through a thorough process to prove that they are safe and ________.

14 Drone as a First Responder (abbr).


1 Dust, coal, wood, paper, cloth, leather and hay are examples of _____ fuels.

2 Crews often use the __________ up, or leap frogging method to construct a scratch line.

3 In a wildland fire incident, ________ is the most variable and least predictable factor.

4 ________is done prior to constructing control lines and is one of the more dangerous tactics because it is not initiated from an anchor point.

6 When the air is unstable, smoke will rise vertically, almost in the shape of ________.

8 OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134) requires that personnel wearing tight-fitting respiratory protective equipment be _______ __________.(2wrds)

10 Method of broadcast burning in which fire is ignited in the center of the area to create a strong draft is termed Center _________.

12 A victim caught in a corn picker, baler, combine, or other crop harvesting machine is more than likely to involve a _________ recovery.

Answers at bottom of page 46

Caroline M. Schloss is a current member of the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Dept., Currituck County Fire/EMS, Virginia Beach CERT VA., Currituck County CERT, National Association of Search and Rescue, Project Lifesaver VA.

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