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Firefighting Strategy and Tactics FRSC 1121

3 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

This course presents the principles of applying fire department resources to mitigate a fire or related emergency. General topics include: principles of firefighting, size up, engine company operations, hose line selection and placement, water supply, standpipe and sprinkler operations, ladder company operations, forcible entry, ventilation and search and rescue. Specific-fires reviewed will include private dwellings, multiple dwellings, commercial buildings, high-rise structures, buildings under construction, structural collapse, flammable liquid and gas fires and waterfront fires.


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