Truck Company Fireground Operations

Instructional Hours: 24.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform truck company operations during fireground operations. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate forcible entry, search and rescue, ventilation, salvage, overhaul, and ladders.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are the function and responsibilities of the truck company, forced entry, ground ladder use, techniques and procedures for locating victims, techniques for removal of smoke and gases, salvage operations, checking for fire extension, procedures for overhauling, building construction, utility control, and electrical and lighting the fireground. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examinations.


MFRI Basic Fire, Essentials of Firefighting IV, Firefighter I (FIRE 101), or equivalent.

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