½-3 Units

Fire Technology 114 is an introduction to basic fire chemistry and physics. This course covers problems of flammability as encountered by fire-fighters when dealing with toxic substances, fuels, explosives, oxidizers and radioactive materials. It also covers fire fighting practices pertaining to hazardous materials in storage and transit. Lecture ½-3 hours.

Prerequisite: Fire Technology 101 or equivalent.

Note: This course may be taken 2 times; a maximum of 6 units may be earned.

Transfer credit: CSU

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