Fighting Fires in Strip Shopping Centers

  
Fighting Fires in Strip Shopping Centers 

Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). No Hands On Program.

Program Length:  Didactic 5 Hours 20 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details

Program description:

Upon completion of this program the student shall be able to:
  
  
  • Characteristics of Strip Shopping Centers
  • Rear Delivery Areas
  • Auxiliary Fire Protection Systems
  • CONSTRUCTION
  • Type
  • Cocklofts
  • Roofs
  • Walls
  • Facades
  • Floor Assemblies
  • Basement Areas
  • Roll-down Security Doors and Gates
  • Entry and Exit Doors
  • HAZARDS
  • Life Hazards
  • Collapse
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Backdrafts and Flashover
  • Fire Extension
  • Hazards Associated with Hoseline Advancement
  • Hazards Associated with Basements
  • FIRE OPERATIONS
  • Strategic Factors
  • First Alarm Resources
  • Apparatus Positioning/Initial Assignments
  • ENGINE COMPANY TACTICS
  • Initial Line
  • Second Line
  • Exposure Protection
  • Basement Fires
  • Roof, Attic, and Cockloft Fires
  • Operations in the Rear
  • TRUCK COMPANY AND RESCUE SQUAD TACTICS
  • Initial Actions
  • Forcible Entry
  • Rescue and Primary Search
  • Ladder Deployment
  • Ventilation