FFP 2811

Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy II (3)

Prerequisite: FFP 2810

Classification: Occupational

Advanced study of the fire attack. Includes study of ladder company operations, company duties and operations in a fire ground situation, engine company operations, handling of a major fire and special problem fires. Curriculum covers multiple company operations, logistics, strategy, use of mutual aid forces and conflagration control. The course is intended for officers who may be in command of fires and other emergencies involving close coordination and maximum use of large amounts of staffing and equipment. Typical tactical situations and case histories are given. The development of critical thinking skills is stressed. (40 hours)