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State of Georgia BASIC FIRE FIGHTER TRAINING COURSE. FIRE CONTROL. FIRE EXTINGUISHMENT METHODS. Reduction in temperature Removal of fuel Exclusion of oxygen Breaking the chemical chain reaction Extinguish according to class of fire. FIRE CONTROL SAFETY. Training Safety

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    1. State of GeorgiaBASIC FIRE FIGHTER TRAINING COURSE FIRE CONTROL

    2. FIRE EXTINGUISHMENT METHODS • Reduction in temperature • Removal of fuel • Exclusion of oxygen • Breaking the chemical chain reaction • Extinguish according to class of fire Fire Control

    3. FIRE CONTROL SAFETY • Training • Safety • Full protective equipment • Teams of 2 or more • Coordination • Proper size attack line • Personnel Fire Control

    4. SUPPRESSING CLASS “A” FIRESExterior • Full protective equipment • Proper size hose • Straight stream • Uphill / upwind • Start attack from a distance • Apply water to burning material • Overhaul Fire Control

    5. SUPPRESSING CLASS “A” FIRESInterior • Full protective equipment • Proper size hose • Teams of 2 or more • Coordination • Enter from unburned side • Set proper nozzle pattern • Extinguish as you enter • Advance to seat of fire Fire Control

    6. WATER APPLICATION Methods Direct Attack Indirect Attack Combination Attack Observable Results Steam Reduction in flames Temperature reduction Fire Control

    7. SUPPRESSING VEHICLE FIRES Precautions Protective equipment Apparatus positioning Approach from side Avoid hazards Burning metals Potential Hazards Haz-mats Tire rims Shocks Bumpers Fuel tank Spilled liquids Fire Control

    8. SUPPRESSING VEHICLE FIRES • Full protective equipment • 1½” hoseline minimum • Uphill / Upwind • Start attack from distance • effective reach of nozzle • area under/around vehicle • vehicle • Approach vehicle to complete extinguishment Fire Control

    9. SUPPRESSING DUMPSTER FIRES Potential Hazards Haz-Mats Pressurized containers Anything !! Precautions Protective equipment It’s only trash Exposures Fire Control

    10. SUPPRESING DUMPSTER FIRES • 1 ½”-1 ¾” Hand line • Nozzle pattern • Upwind/Uphill • Start attack from a distance • ground/surrounding fire • inside dumpster • Approach dumpster to complete extinguishment • Fill with water • Deluge/larger diameter hose • Flow directly into dumpster • Fill with water Fire Control

    11. SUPPRESING CLASS “B” FIRESSMALL • Fire extinguisher • Appropriate extinguishing agent • May be extinguished by smothering Fire Control

    12. SUPPRESSING GROUND COVER FIRES • Direct Attack • Indirect Attack Fire Control