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Control measure
Appropriate intervention: Fires in basements

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fires in basements

Understand:

  • The various types of basement
  • The fixed installations used in basements for firefighting purposes
  • The considerations when attending fires in basements
  • The procedures to be adopted for fighting fires in basements
  • The techniques and equipment used for firefighting in basements

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fires in basements

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the type of basement
  • Identify the fixed installations used in basements for firefighting purposes
  • Use appropriate procedures for dealing with fires in basements
  • Use appropriate techniques and equipment to extinguish fires in basements