​Fighting Fires in Mid-Rise Buildings

  
Fighting Fires In Mid-Rise Buildings
 
Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). No Hands On Program.

Program Length:  Didactic 6 Hours 20 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details

Program description:

Upon completion of this program the student shall be able to:

  
  • DESCRIPTION OF MID-RISE BUILDINGS
  • General Characteristics
  • Construction
  • Ordinary Construction (Pre-1960s)
  • Non-combustible Construction
  • Lightweight Wood Frame Construction
  • HAZARDS
  • Life Hazards to Occupants
  • Fire Hazards
  • Collapse
  • Other Hazards Found in Mid-rise Buildings
  • Vertical Shafts
  • Laundry, Mail, and Trash Chutes
  • Dumpsters and Compactors
  • Hazardous Storage
  • Renovations/Alterations
  • Parking Garages
  • FIRE OPERATIONS
  • Forcible Entry
  • Initial Attack Line
  • Second Line
  • Line Above the Fire
  • Exposure Lines
  • Basement Fires
  • Garage Fires
  • Attic Fires
  • Large Volume Fires
  • Ventilation
  • Search and Rescue
  • Ladder Deployment
  • RESOURCES FOR FIRES IN MID-RISE BUILDINGS
  • First Due Engine Company
  • Second Due Engine Company
  • Third Due Engine
  • Fourth Due Engine
  • First Due Truck or Rescue Squad
  • Second Due Truck
  • Rescue Squad
  • EMS Units
  • Command Officers