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Preparation for Initial Company Operations

FST 115

Preparation for Initial Company Operations

FST 115

Course Description

Provides basic foundation for management of one or more companies operating at a structural fire emergency. Focuses on basic concepts: Roles and Responsibility, Readiness, Communication, Building Construction, Fire Behavior and Pre-incident Preparation. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge of Fire Officers and Crew Leaders responsibilities to manage the operations of one or more fire companies.

Objectives:

  • Identify the Company Officer's approach to emergency incident management
  • Describe the elements of company readiness and explain the importance of each element
  • List benefits of effective incident communication and identify steps
  • Identify building construction types and critical fire behavior that relate to tactical operations considerations
  • Accurately calculate required fire flow for structures using NFA formula