Although the frequency of tank fires has decreased, tank size has increased. Fires in these larger tanks can be extremely hazardous as well as costly in terms of property and environmental damage and business interruption.
How will California, its people, and its structures withstand a 300-mile long, 30-foot rupture of the San Andreas Fault? This massive earthquake drill intends to find out.
Computer simulations can help incident commanders to make life-and-death decisions rapidly on the fireground, regardless of real-world experience.
In this course, students will review the NFPA Standard on Rapid Intervention Crews (RIC), discover recommendations for proactive RIC behaviors and philosophies, and determine variables to improve function and understanding of rapid intervention operations.
First responders will be faced with myriad challenges when responding to IED/HME incidents.
Routine emergencies often turn out to be complex. In this course, students will develop size-up skills to combat the hazards encountered with unknown emergencies.