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CF234-00 Understanding Fire Behavior for Inspectors (4)

Overview

This course familiarizes the student with the principles and knowledge necessary to understand the conditions needed for a fire to ignite and grow, which will better enable the Inspector to recognize and mitigate fire hazards during the inspection process.

Course Code

CF234-00

Length

4 Hours

Fees

  • $40.00 (For members of a governmental agency with responsibilities for inspections)
  • Please contact TFACA for non-member and/or group pricing.

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

None

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

None

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter

References

  • Jones & Bartlett Fire Inspector-Principals and Practices Chapter 4

Course Objectives

  • Describe the ignition phase, growth phase, fully developed phase, and decay phase of a fire.
  • Describe the characteristics of a room-and-contents fire through each of the four phases of a fire.
  • Describe how building construction elements may affect fire growth.
  • Describe how to obtain the flame spread and smoke development ratings for the contents of an occupancy.
  • Describe how interior finishes affect fire growth.
  • Describe how furnishings may affect fire growth

Other Notes

None

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