Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Fire Behavior and Smoke : 1-16 Hours

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


If you have specific questions about this course contact SEAN BURKE

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

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Upcoming Classes

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auburn Mon, Aug 12 2019 -
Mon, Aug 12 2019

hampshire Fri, Aug 16 2019 -
Fri, Aug 16 2019

buckner Wed, Sep 4 2019 -
Wed, Sep 4 2019

springfield Mon, Oct 7 2019 -
Mon, Oct 7 2019

 
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