Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Fire Behavior and Smoke : 1-16 Hours

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Course Description

The class explains how fires grow and spread and how to recognize and anticipate what is happening in a burning building by observing the smoke and fire conditions. Students will learn about the relationships between fuel, oxygen, heat and the chemical chain reaction, physical properties, heat transfer from ignition through flashover and their associated hazards. Understanding the difference in color, thickness, speed of movement, and location of smoke within the structure are important skills examined in this course.


Syllabus

  syllabus - fire behavior and smoke.docx

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • fire fighting

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



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Upcoming Classes

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martinsville Mon, Feb 26 2018 -
Mon, Feb 26 2018

orion Sat, Mar 10 2018 -
Sat, Mar 10 2018

dalzell Thu, Mar 22 2018 -
Thu, Mar 22 2018

industry Sat, Mar 24 2018 -
Sat, Mar 24 2018

genoa Mon, Mar 26 2018 -
Mon, Mar 26 2018

louisville Tue, Apr 24 2018 -
Tue, Apr 24 2018

salem Tue, May 8 2018 -
Tue, May 8 2018

 
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