FL101 Modern Single Family Dwelling Fire Attack

Overview

Safe and effective firefighting requires a complex thought process. It is not a simple matter of “how to.” Decisions depend on many factors, from the type of building, to the likelihood of occupancy, to the water supply. This class prepares the fire officer and firefighters to approach modern residential structure fires, fully utilizing available resources in a safe and effective manner. The goal of this class is to heighten the awareness of the dangers of today residential structures and make better tactical decisions.

Course Code

FL101

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

24

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter

References

  • National Fire Protection (NFPA) 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications 2009 Edition
  • National Fire Protection (NFPA) 1710, Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Career Fire Departments 2010 Edition
  • National Fire Protection (NFPA) 1720, Standard for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations, Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public by Volunteer Fire Departments 2010 Edition
  • NIST Technical Note 1618;Fire Fighting Tactics Under Wind Driven Conditions Underwriters Laboratories; Impact of Ventilation on Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction

Course Objectives

  • Student will be able to describe how the fire officer prepares to take command at structure fires, fully utilizing available resources in a safe and effective manner.
  • Student will be able to describe how to utilize strategy and tactics to the best advantage at structure fires.
  • Student will have a better understanding of fire behavior and new tactical concepts for safer and more effective control of residential fires.

Other Notes

None

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