First In, All Alone

16 Hours / 2 Days

Pre-Requisites: None

This course is designed to allow students to practice the skills needed during the initial minutes of a structure fire.

In these first moments, there are limited resources available and having a plan and structured approach can be critical to the incident outcome.

This class focuses on the individual skills required for rapid fireground response

Main Teaching Points


  • Incident Command and Control
  • Emergency Communications
  • Single-person Ladder Throws
  • Forcible Entry
  • Active Pump Operator Concepts
  • Establishment of Own Water Supplies and Deployment of Hose Lines

*A training building, drill square for stretching hose and flowing water, and an engine are required from the hosting department*

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