Incident Command for Highrise Operations F0321

Incident Management
Delivery type 2-Day Off-Campus
ACE recommendation In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire tactics and strategy.
CEU’s 1.6
Training Specialist

Robert Bennett
robertj.bennett@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1483

Upcoming offerings

January 13 - 14, 2015 | March 21 - 22, 2015 | April 7 - 8, 2015 | View more

Course description

This 2-day course is designed to assist emergency response officers who have responsibility for managing highrise incidents. This includes organizing resources, developing strategies, and managing tactical operations to protect life and to minimize damage during an incident. Students attending should have a* working knowledge of basic Incident Command System organization;* working knowledge of strategy and tactics for structural firefighting;* knowledge of building construction; and* understanding of the type of building systems existing in highrise buildings.

Selection criteria

Anyone who would serve as a company officer/chief officer in communities that have highrise buildings.

Prerequisites

None.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
January 13 - 14, 2015 Kansas City, Missouri

Kevin Zumwalt
Associate Director
MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute
(573) 882-0892
zumwaltk@missouri.edu

Course coordination plan
March 21 - 22, 2015 Newport News, Virginia

Donald E. Hansen
Branch Chief Training and Technical Services
Virginia Department of Fire Programs
(804) 249-1986
don.hansen@vdfp.virginia.gov

Robert Craft
Assistant Fire Chief
Newport News Fire Department
(757) 969-1800
rcraft@nngov.com

Course coordination plan
April 7 - 8, 2015 Quawpaw , Oklahoma

Caroline Reed
Assistant Director
Fire Serivce Training OSU
(405) 744-3234
creed@osufst.org

Paddy Metcalf
Fire Coordinator
Fire Serivce Training
(405) 744-5727
pmetcalf@osufst.org

Chris Wilkens
Training Officer
Quawpaw Tribe Fire/EMS
(918) 919-6000
gfd424@yahoo.com

Course coordination plan
April 21 - 22, 2015 Jackpot, Nevada

Lori DeGristina
Training Officer
State Fire Marshal
(775) 684-7522
ldegristina@dps.state.nv.us

Brian Hugill
Fire Chief
Jackpot Fire Department
(775) 755-2449
jackpotfirefighter@yahoo.com

Course coordination plan
August 18 - 19, 2015 Biloxi, Mississippi

Steven Ashby
Instructor Chief
MS State Fire Academy
(601) 932-2444
sashby@msfa.state.ms.us

John Jennings
Chief of Training
Biloxi Fire Department
(228) 435-6142
jjennings@biloxi.ms.us

Course coordination plan
Post-course requirements None.
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