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This course defines fire and its behaviour, from ignition to extinguishment as a result of lack of fuel or oxygen. Fire is studied from both physical and chemical standpoints. Stages and classes of fire and recognizable events are studied, as well as methods of heat/fire spread and the methods used to control and extinguish fire. Students learn about protective clothing, the donning and doffing of self-contained breathing apparatus, and the tying and use of knots. The course also covers hoses, appliances and the placement of ladders and ladder carries.
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