FF110-043 Reading Smoke

Overview

Reading the Smoke reviews the definition and warning signs associated with 5 hostile fire events: Rollover, Backdrafts, Flashover, Smoke Explosion and Building Collapse. The course then transitions to establishing the need to why Incident Commanders should read smoke in today’s structures filled with low mass and high synthetic fuel loads. This course will identify what smoke consists of, the four key attributes of smoke and the process involved with reading smoke. The students will then have the opportunity to practice reading the smoke using actual fire footage.

Course Code

FF110-043

Length

4 Hours

Fees

  • Please contact TFACA for pricing information.

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

30

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter

References

NFPA 72 Standard on National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2010 edition US Consumer Product, Manufacturer recommendations for model specific detector being installed.

Course Objectives

  • Student will be able to predict hostile fire events based on review of warning signs from curriculum.
  • Student will review actual fire scene footage.

Other Notes

None

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