Instructor Dennis Gallagher
Open enrollment class being hosted by the Goodwill Fire Company classes will be held at the ESTC
Course Length: 16 Hours Lecture/Lab Breakdown: 8/8
Prerequisites: ELIF or EBM
Referenced Text(s): Current editions of the following IFSTA manuals (or equivalent publications): Essentials of Fire Fighting; Building Construction; Forcible Entry; Ground Ladder Practices; Safety; Salvage Practices
Course Goal: The student will be introduced to the basic concept of truck company operations as part of an organized, coordinated structural fire suppression operation.
Course Description: Truck companies, regardless of whether they arrive on an aerial device, squad, or engine, are the �combat engineers� of fire attack operations. This course, for experienced fire fighters, will introduce the student to the basic concept of truck company operations and duties, including organizing the delivery of truck company services, selection and use of key tools, advanced ventilation and forcible entry theory and practices, search and rescue, and other fire attack support functions.