Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Fire Fighting Foam Applications : 4 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

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

  • agricultural
  • cornerstone
  • driver/operator
  • fire fighting
  • hazardous materials

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



If you have specific questions about this course contact TAL PRENDERGAST

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact your regional representative or TAL PRENDERGAST .

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Applicable Credits

As of 11/21/2017

NFPA

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

OSFM Certification

All practical skills are direct Certified Fire Fighter II or Certified Basic skill objectives

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