Fire Dynamics: Strategy & Tactics - FDST
Class Date(s) Saturday, Jan 28 2023 1:00PM-4:00PM  
Class# 23FS91081  

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Description: This course provides the firefighter the basic knowledge of strategy and tactics and how to apply the evidence based fire research conducted by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and other fire service organizations to fire ground operations.  This course introduces new terminology related to fire dynamics, ventilation, flow paths, door control, transitional fire attack, basement fires, and new concepts for developing strategy and tactics.

Training Audience: Firefighters of all levels.

Prerequisite(s): Exterior Firefighter (ELEF)

Course Length: 4-hours

Certification: Pennsylvania State Fire Academy certificate will be issued

Textbook: Materials will be provided in class.

Equipment Needs: Pen / pencil, note-taking material.

Pennsylvania Department of Health Continuing Education Hours: None

Course Contact: Matt Fink, Fire Training Coordinator, office: (610) 344-5017 or via email at

The first course in this series will be conducted in the morning - please sign up for Fire Dynamics: Fundamentals.


Price $100.00
  5 Seats Remaining
Class Location
Academic Bldg. #126 / Classroom
Public Safety Training Campus , 137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA   19320
(610) 344-4100