Aug 11, 2022  
2022-2023 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Vincennes University Catalog

FIRE 105 - Introduction to the Fire Service


6 hrs (Sem I)
Students will complete the academic portion of the Mandatory Fire Fighter curriculum, Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations, NIMS (National Incident Management System) (100, 200, 700, 800), and Technical Rescue Awareness. Topics such as personal protective equipment, firefighter safety, fire behavior, water supply, fire attack, hose, ladders, hose streams, technical rescue, incident command, and other topics will be covered. The importance of physical fitness in the fire service will be stressed. The goal is to successfully complete both the written portion of the IFSTA (International Fire Service Training Association) program and the practical skills related to Mandatory Firefighter and Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations. 4 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours.