At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Review the foundational fire service research that led to this study, the Governors Island Experiments. 
  • Explain the principles of fire dynamics and how these principles impact fire service operations.
  • Improve firefighter safety and occupant survivability through the application of tactical considerations that address control of ventilation and flow paths and the use of offensive exterior fire attack to maximize tenability.

Course Lessons

  • Introduction 0:09
  • Previous Fire Service Research 0:10
  • Study Experiments 0:06
  • Tactical Considerations 1:02
  • Final Assessment 0:15

Applicable NFPA Standards

NFPA 1001 (2019): 4.3.10, 4.3.11, 4.3.12