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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FP 105 - Fire Operations Strategy

Credit Hours: 3

This course describes coverage to include the aspects of tactics and strategy in extinguishing fires; pre-fire plans; organization of fire ground, including techniques of using available equipment and man power; a study of conflagrations and the techniques of predicting fire severity. Emphasis will be placed on the development of thinking skills in relation to crisis.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • help analyze the procedures of fire officers at fire incidents and suggest approaches to methods that have been proven effective through experience;
  • provide strategies and procedures thereby formulating a comprehensive, efficient and succinct means of action on the fireground or other types of incidents; and
  • cover areas of frreground tactics in planning, size-up ventilation, fire attack, engine and truck company operations, sprinkler and standpipe operations along with many firefighting techniques.

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