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Unity Reed High School is proud to partner with  Prince William County Fire and Rescue to offer Firefighting I and Firefighting II. This program is available for URHS students and as a transport program for students attending Battlefield, Brentsville, or Patriot High Schools.

Firefighting is an available Career-Related Study for students in URHS's IB Career Programme. 


Want to learn more? 

 

Please click here to visit our Wakelet page to access contact information for all our program coordinators and watch informational videos about our programs!

Also, please check out this video about our Firefighting Program!



Applications are due March 15th. You can apply online by clicking here!

 



Fire Fighter I & II Curriculum

 

Based on National Fire Protection Association 1001: Standard for Fire fighter Professional Qualifications

Textbook: IFSTA Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition

Total Class Hours:
Fire Fighter I - 160 hours
Fire Fighter II - 57 hours





The program combines traditional classroom instruction with blended field experience and requires students to complete and pass a physical examination before enrollment. 


Firefighting I Topics:

  • Orientation and Fire Service History
  • Firefighter Safety & Health
  • Fire Department Communications
  • Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment
  • Ropes, Webbing, Knots
  • Scene Lighting, Rescue Tools, Vehicle Extrication, and Technical Rescue
  • Ground Ladders
  • Forcible Entry
  • Structural Search, Victim Removal, and Firefighter Survival
  • Tactical Ventilation
  • Water Supply
  • Fire Hose
  • Fire Streams
  • Fire Behavior
  • Building Construction
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Control
  • Loss Control
  • Fire Origin and Cause Determination
  • Fire and Life Safety Initiatives
  • Emergency Medical care for Fire Department


Firefighting II Topics:

  • Fire Department Communications
  • Building Construction
  • Scene Lighting, Rescue Tools, Vehicle Extrication, and Technical Rescue
  • Fire Hose
  • Fire Streams
  • Fire Control
  • Fire Origin and Cause Determination
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Fire and Life Safety Initiatives
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