Fires in Residential and Commercial Townhouses and Rowhouses
  

  

Fires in Residential and Commercial Townhouses and Rowhouses

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

Program Length:  Didactic 3 Hours 20 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details

The course meets the requirements of NFPA® 1001 for Firefighter I.

Program description:

Upon completion of this program the student shall be able to:
    
  • DESCRIPTION AND CHARACTERISTICS OF RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL TOWNHOUSES AND ROWHOUSES
  • Characteristics
  • CONSTRUCTION
  • Roofs
  • Attics
  • Walls
  • Insulation
  • Firewalls
  • Floors
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Stairs
  • Fire Protection Features
  • Chimneys
  • Garages
  • HAZARDS
  • Life Hazards
  • Fire Hazards
  • Collapse
  • FIRE OPERATIONS
  • RESOURCES FOR FIRES IN TOWNHOUSES/ROWHOUSES
  • APPARATUS POSITIONING FOR FIRES IN TOWNHOUSES/ROWHOUSES
  • ENGINE COMPANY TACTICS
  • Water Supply
  • Size-up
  • Pre-Incident Size-Up
  • Pre-Arrival Size-Up
  • On-scene Report
  • 360° Lap
  • Situation Report
  • Ongoing Size-up
  • Second Line
  • Line Above the Fire
  • Sweeping the Eaves Prior to Entry
  • Soffit Attack
  • Deck Fire
  • Exterior Fires Extending into the Dwelling
  • Basement Fires
  • Garage Fires
  • Attic Fires
  • Additional Fire Attack Considerations
  • Wind-Driven Fires
  • Large Volume Fires
  • Exposures
  • TRUCK AND RESCUE COMPANY TACTICS
  • Positioning
  • Initial Actions
  • Forcible Entry
  • Rescue and Primary Search
  • Ventilation
  • Ladder Deployment
  • Basement Fires
  • Attic Fires
  • Large Volume Fires