Structure Fires

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Structure Fires

Course Goal

To familiarize Telecommunicators with the hazards related to structure fires, and the questions to ask to ensure caller, bystander and responder safety.

While not all Telecommunicators process structure fire calls, it is important to be familiar with the hazards related to these calls. It is also important to have basic knowledge of questions to ask regarding structure fires. 

 

Introduction

This course will discuss structure fire statistics,  hazards of structure fires, processing calls for fire alarms, and processing calls for structure fires.  

Curriculum

Course Documentation

  • Online Course Acknowledgement
  • Expectations for Online Students
  • Learning Objectives
  • Audio/Videos
  • Structure Fire Worksheet

Introduction

03:28

  • Introduction
  • Video Transcript
  • Report finds newer homes burn faster
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Structure Fire Statistics

01:12

  • Structure Fire Statistics
  • Home Cooking Fire Prevention Tips
  • Video Transcript
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Structure Fire Hazards

03:13

  • Structure Fire Hazards
  • 9-1-1 Call - Structure Fire, Homicide, Suicide
  • Water Training Video
  • Video Transcript
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Calls for Fire Alarms

04:04

  • Calls for Fire Alarms.pdf
  • ADT Fire Alarm and First Responders Save Unconscious Man from a Burning House Fire
  • Video Transcript
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Calls for Structure Fires

01:24

  • Calls for Structure Fires.pdf
  • 911 Tapes released from the Timbers Apartments fire
  • Video Transcript
  • Knowledge Checkpoint

Conclusion

  • Conclusion.pdf
  • Success Story #1
  • Success Story #2
  • Success Story #3
  • Do you have a structure fire success story to share?

Course Final Exam

  • Final Exam

Course Evaluation

  • Course Evaluation

About Your Instructor

Tina Chaffin

Tina Chaffin

9-1-1 Training Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience as a 9-1-1 Telecommunicator/Trainer. I have experience in PSAPs large and small. I am passionate about training and public education.

I currently hold the following certifications: 

  • NENA ENP
  • APCO RPL
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Advanced Instructor
  • Texas Department of Public Safety Associate and TLETS Instructor
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Instructor


I have been providing continuing education training modules for Telecommunicators for over 5 years.  

tina@training911heroes.com

Learning Objectives

List statistics related to structure fires.

Recognize causes of structure fires.

Discuss the Telecommunicator's responsibility in a structure fire.

Explain hazards related to structure fires.

Process calls related to fire alarms.

Process calls for structure fires.