Interior Structure Fires

Course overview

An interior fire attack is an offensive strategy that allows firefighters to fight the fire at its source, giving them the greatest chance of extinguishing the blaze at its earliest stage.

However, an interior attack on a burning structure poses significant threats to firefighter safety, exposing firefighters to risks such as flashover, backdraft, structure collapse, and exposure to flame, intense heat, and toxic gases.

This program will cover the essential elements of an interior fire attack, including scene sizeup, entry, hose line advancement, and critical safety considerations.

Featuring: Bob Leonard, Fire Captain San Jose Fire Department