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Fireground Tactics

FST 102W

Fireground Tactics

FST 102W

Course Description

Prerequisite: FST 101 or FST 112. Analysis of basic rules of fire fighting strategy, defining engine company responsibilities, determining ladder company functions, correlating MUTUAL AID fires, and general fire problems will be included. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

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


  • Identify various fire department suppression functions and fireground operations
  • Describe various fire department operating systems with regard to fire suppression tactics through fire problem discussion and analysis
  • Identify fireground tactics related to building size, construction type, and occupancy through fire problem discussions
  • Describe how fireground strategy and tactics have progressed to present day techniques
  • Describe various fire flow computations and how they relate to fire suppression
  • Identify future fire problems and fire fighter safety

Perform writing tasks to promote learning.

Write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.

Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.