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FIRE BEHAVIOR IN A SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCE
Code FF204
Length 15 Hours
Description This course uses test burns of commonly found items in simulated single-family occupancies to provide firefighters with pragmatic, cognitive, and analytical skills for understanding fire behavior. Through observation and analysis of videotaped test burns and burn data, students will learn the value, application, and limitations of fire testing and test methods, instruments, and equipment. The course presents scenarios and case studies to enable firefighters to assess and devise strategies for fighting actual fires based on their ability to apply data from test burns. Students will learn the burn characteristics of individual items found commonly in single-family residences, as well as individual rooms based on specific variables, such as fire detection and firefighting equipment (smoke detectors, CO detectors, sprinklers), and room size and layout (ceiling height, windows). Analysis and discussion of test results will enable students to evaluate and interpret those results, and develop safe, effective firefighting strategies.
Pre-Requisites None
Fees On-Campus $60.00, Off-Campus $36.00
Materials Contact TFACA for materials list, Pen, Paper, Pencil, Highlighter.
Dates Tennessee Fire & Codes Academy (Training Schedule)
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Other Notes None