Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Vehicle Fire Fighting : 1-16 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

In this class, students will learn to recognize the hazards associated with newer vehicles such as bumpers, drive shafts, passive restraint detonation systems, and various kinds of fuel systems. Identification of scene safety concerns, engine placement, and recognizing the challenges of compartment forcible entry to affect extinguishment are discussed. The class also covers line selection and operation, assembly, and utilization of a foam stream. Methods to gain entry to engine compartments and trunks for more rapid-fire suppression are also presented. Hands-on evolutions are dependent on available vehicles provided by the class host and permission through the AHJ for live fire evolutions.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Vehicle Firefighting.pdf

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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Applicable Credits

As of 09/20/2017

NFPA

All practical skills meet objectives under NFPA Standard
1001 Firefighter Professional Qualifications - Basic        
1403 Live Fire Training Evolutions

OSFM Certification

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

Upcoming Classes

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Sat, Sep 23 2017

franklin park Wed, Nov 1 2017 -
Wed, Nov 1 2017

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Thu, Nov 2 2017

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Fri, Nov 3 2017

 
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