Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FIRE 220 - Strategy and Tactics

(R only)

Provides the principles of fire ground control utilization of personnel, equipment, and extinguishing agents. PREREQUISITE(S): FIRE 101  or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 214.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Discuss fire behavior as it relates to strategies and tactics.
  • Explain the main components of pre-fire planning and identify steps needed for a pre-fire plan review.
  • Identify the basics of building construction and how they interrelate to pre-fire planning and strategy and tactics.
  • Describe the steps taken during size-up.
  • Examine the significance of fire ground communications.
  • Identify the roles of the National Incident Management system (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) as it relates to strategy and tactics.
  • Demonstrate the various roles and responsibilities in ICS/NIMS.

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