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FT 190
Fire Tactics and Strategy
3 Units
Prerequisite: FT 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: FT 301, 302, 303, and 304; or employment as a firefighter.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course provides the study of fundamental principles of fire tactics and strategy under fireground conditions and procedures for effective development and application of pre-fire plans. Fire emergency problems are critically analyzed and definitive coping strategies are examined as it relates to staffing resources, equipment and extinguishing agents available during the emergency incident. This course meets the National Fire Academy, Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum model for the Strategy and Tactics Course.