Fire Fighting Foam Applications : 4 Hours
This class provides the firefighter with a basic understanding of the common types of fire fighting foams (for Class A, Class B, & Polar Solvent fuels), the apparatus and equipment needed to deliver them, and the procedures for setting up and using them effectively. The class also addresses the logistics of large-scale foam operations.
Both transportation and storage tank incidents, with and without fire, will be discussed. Pre-planning, emergency operations, and post-incident cleaning and other activities will be discussed.
Hands-on practice setting up and operating foam lines is included. Adequate foam for the class size and any environmental impact considerations are the sole responsibility of the host department.
NOTE: Protective Clothing Required -- Participants must furnish approved helmet, turn out gear, eye protection, gloves, SCBA and boots for this class. This course is delivered at local fire departments
This course is part of the following Programs
- fire fighting
- hazardous materials
There are no prerequisites to taking this course
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As of 11/21/2017
All practical skills meet objectives under NFPA Standard
471 Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents
472 Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents
1001 Firefighter Professional Qualifications - Basic
All practical skills are direct Certified Fire Fighter II or Certified Basic skill objectives
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