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FO1 (Module #5) Fireground Strategies & Tactics for the First Arriving Companies

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New York State Officer Development-

Fireground Strategies and Tactics for First Arriving Companies Course (Module #5)

Designed for the first arriving officer at any incident. The primary focus of this course is structural firefighting but the lessons learned are applicable for any emergency scene. Elements of this course include scene size-up, decision making, determining incident strategies, and making tactical assignments. Also included are lessons on building construction, fire behavior and growth as well lessons for operating at common non-fire incidents such as motor vehicle accidents, propane and natural gas emergencies, and other typical non-fire emergencies. In addition to lecture and classroom activities this course utilizes scenarios to allow participants to employ their newly learned skills in real time.


Designed For:

Fire officers and prospective fire officers


Firefighter 1 or Basic FF or FF Essential

Register with IFSTA Resource 1*

Course Length:

15 hours

Open Sessions