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Fireground Management

FST 203W

Fireground Management

FST 203W

Course Description

Prerequisite: FST 102 or FST 112. A comprehensive study of the roles of the fireground commander including positioning the command post, equipment, and personnel on the scene, strategies for staging and sectoring operations along with command procedures and maintaining communications on the fireground. (45-0) (Every other year)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate selected skills needed to perform effectively as a command officer in the fire service environment.


  • Identify the need for an organized approach to management of emergency incidents
  • Describe the structure and components of Incident Command System
  • Identify offensive and defensive attack procedures
  • Discuss the changing fireground factors and tactical considerations
  • Identify typical multiple roles and responsibilities
  • Demonstrate the ability to use the major functions of an Incident Command System

Perform writing tasks to promote learning.

Write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.

Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.