FIREĀ 0001. Fire Protection Organization

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Provides an overview to fire protection and emergency services; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; culture and history of emergency services; fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; fire departments as part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; fire service nomenclature; specific fire protection functions; basic fire chemistry and physics; introduction to fire protection systems; introduction to fire strategy and tactics; life safety initiatives. (CSU-with unit limitation)

Fire Technology

http://catalog.sierracollege.edu/departments/fire-technology/

The Fire Technology program prepares students for a career in the fire service and provides educational and training opportunities for employed and volunteer firefighters.