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Faculty Resources

Information Literacy Assignments

Institutional Learning Outcomes for First Responders (Skill Share)


Fire Extinguisher Use (1-2-3- PASS)


  • ABC (letters = fire types; numbers = capacity, i.e. square ft & capacity to firefight)

  • Disruption of chemical reaction (i.e. dusting = barrier Oxygen; wrong = fueling fire)

  • Multipurpose ABC

  • Class D (PT)

  • Scene safety, exit, back to door 6-8 feet from fire, no smoke, 8-10 second capacity