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Course Description

This 14 hour course is designed to develop fundamental skills in combating structure fires by providing the students with a thorough understanding of information on fire behavior, ventilation procedures and techniques, interior fire attack, and exterior attack. The opportunity to reinforce the student's understanding of fire behavior is provided in all of the exercises to be conducted during the delivery of the Fire Control 3A class. PREREQUISITE: Certified Fire Fighter I or Equivalent

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize methods and procedures used for direct, indirect, and combination water application on interior structure fires. Measure: performance, demonstration
  • Demonstrate proper application of various nozzle patterns Measure: performance, demonstration
  • Illustrate the effectiveness of Strip Ventilation Cut technique Measure: performance, demonstration

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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