FIRET 085 Fire Command 1A

Examination of fire command through the simulation of first-alarm structural fires, including the role of a command officer, the fire protection tree, building typology, experience/knowledge/synergistic effects, fire behavior, heat transfer, flashover assessment, command pressures, stress and distress, concepts of decision making, emergency levels, decision models, management styles, tactical operation modes, operational planning, principles of command, issuing orders, command placement, directing fire scene forces, operational control, fire ground performance standards, command and control components.

Units: 2.50

Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 40 hours per semester