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



If you have specific questions about this course contact SEAN BURKE

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Upcoming Classes

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mendon Wed, Nov 7 2018 -
Wed, Nov 7 2018

rochelle Mon, Nov 12 2018 -
Mon, Nov 12 2018

lewistown Sat, Nov 17 2018 -
Sat, Nov 17 2018

barrington Mon, Jan 14 2019 -
Mon, Jan 14 2019

 
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