Time: 3:30pm-5:30pm Day(s): Wednesdays Location: Woonsocket Fire Department Credit Type: Elective
This course introduces students to all aspects of Firefighting through the eyes of the Woonsocket Fire Department. Students will learn about fireground operations through the engine and ladder companies and discover the role and responsibilities of each person who responds to a fire. Students will look deeply into fire behavior and combustion to understand how fires begin. Hands-on demonstrations of the technology and equipment used will make this work come alive for students. Course instructors include career firefighters and EMTs. Students will not only to learn the basics but also have an in depth understanding of the career of a Fire Safety professional.