FIR 253 Firefighting Tactics & Strategy

Techniques and procedures of firefighting with emphasis on the fire officer's role at the fire scene. Emphasis is placed on today's incident command system for successful control of firefighting personnel and equipment. Topics of discussion will include: methods of extinguishing fires in different types of buildings, life safety procedures, rekindling prevention, and overall fire ground objectives under the control of the incident commander. Three class hours a week. 3 credits. Fall, Spring; Evening/Weekend only.

3 credits
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