FIRES110 - Intermediate Fire Service

During this lesson, students identify how common building materials and construction methods are impacted by fire, how to force entry into a structure or structural components, how to apply loss control knowledge and practices, and how to properly select, use, and correctly maintain portable fire extinguishers

Credits: 2

Prerequisites: FIRES105, FIRES107, FIRES108, FIRES109

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Spring


  1. Describe the impact of fire on common building materials.
  2. Explain the basic principles of forcible entry.
  3. Explain the considerations taken when selecting and using portable fire extinguishers.
  4. Explain the philosophy of loss control and salvage procedures.