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FS 100 - Introduction to Fire Science


This is the first of seven courses that prepare students to meet state eligibility requirements to sit for the Michigan Fire Fighter exam. The first portion of the objectives identified in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1001, 1997 edition, is covered. Laws, rules, and standards pertaining to fire department operations are surveyed. Incident management, firefighter safety, personal protective equipment (PPE), self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and fire behavior will be introduced. Students will be required to have certified firefighter turnout gear (helmet with shield, Nomex hood, turnout coat, turnout pants, turnout boots, firefighting gloves, and approved SCBA).
Prerequisite(s): ZPFT 050 with minimum grade S.
1 credit , plus 1 contact hour = 1 lecture , 1 laboratory



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