Each year over one hundred firefighters are killed in line of duty deaths in America. This is not only a city problem nor is it only a rural fire problem every fire service demographic in the country is well represented by these deplorable statistics and this needless loss of life. Every year analysis of these statistics shows similar incidents. In 2005 there were 17 incidents in which firefighters became disoriented in structures resulting in 23 firefighter fatalities.
This high energy, high intensity course is designed for experienced firefighters. Self rescue techniques are the key to survival in these situations in which the major component is generally rapidly deteriorating fire conditions. This course will be based upon study of actual incidents. The problems portrayed in these case studies cost fellow firefighters their lives. Learn how to avoid these deadly situations and how to react decisively. Techniques taught in this program can enable the firefighter to affect a positive outcome in a critical situation.
This program requires hands-on training along with classroom instruction.
Full protective clothing including SCBA with one spare cylinder is required
each day of class.
This is not a Certification course.
Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Prerequisite: All applicants must be certified to the Firefighter I level at minimum
Class hours: 18 lunches will be provided