Engine Company Fireground Operations
Old Course Code: ECFO

Instructional Hours: 24.00


Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform engine company operations during firegournd operations. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe the functions and responsibilities of the engine company and demon¬strate the use of nozzles, a hose, hydrants, foam, and testing equipment during practical evolutions. br>
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course are functions and responsibilities of the engine company, construction and operation of nozzles, positioning and utilizing the engine, utilizing hydrants, the pitot gauge and foam, size-up, emergency response considerations, initial fireground operation, and select¬ing and placing attack and supply lines. 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 assign-ments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examinations.

ACE Credit Recommendations:
Credit Recommendation: The ACE/CREDIT recommendation for this course is in the vocational certificate category, 1 semester hour in Fire Science Technology (11/94) (12/99) (10/04).

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

Log Number Register MFRI Office Fee Date Start
FIRE-207-S001-2020 Register Upper Eastern Shore No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 09-29-2019
End: 10-20-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:00 09-09-2019 Anne Arundel County Fire Training Academy
FIRE-207-S002-2020 Register Western Maryland No Charge for MD Emergency Services Personnel Start: 11-03-2019
End: 11-24-2019 (Subject to Change)
08:30 10-14-2019 Funkstown Volunteer Fire Company