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Introduction to the Fire Service

FST 101W

Introduction to the Fire Service

FST 101W

Course Description

The student will analyze national fire problems, examine fire prevention procedures, identify fire fighters equipment, interpret fire codes and standards, recognize transportation hazards, study wild-fire methods, work with outside fire agencies, identify citizen responsibility, and study future fire problems. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate selected skills needed to perform effectively within the fire service environment.


  • Analyze local, state and national fire problems
  • Describe fire prevention procedures
  • Identify fire fighters protective gear and equipment
  • Interpret fire codes and standards
  • Recognize transportation hazards
  • Identify future fire problems and citizen responsibility

Perform writing tasks to promote learning.

Write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.

Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.