FIRE124L: Principles of Emergency Services

Class Program
Credits 3 Lab Hours 0 Class Hours 3
This course provides an overview to fire protection and emergency services; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; culture and history of emergency services; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fore protection systems, introduction to fire strategy and tactics; life safety initiatives.