The First Five Minutes Course


So many things happen or need to happen in the early stages of an incident that if the first 5 minutes don’t go well, it sets the tone for the rest of the fire. This course covers everything firefighters and officers should know, look for, and think about during those crucial first five minutes. Topics covered include:

  • Apparatus placement
  • Hand line deployment
  • Ladders
  • Mutual aid
  • Supply
  • Rescue
  • Radio communications.


All Firefighters

Course Length:

Three (3) hours

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