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Control measure

Appropriate intervention: Fires in chimneys

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fires in chimneys

Understand:

  • The hazards associated with fires in chimneys
  • The features of chimneys making it difficult to extinguish fire
  • The different methods of chimney construction
  • The techniques and equipment used to extinguish fires in chimneys
  • The specialist equipment used to deal with uncontrolled roof fires
  • The common causes of uncontrolled fires in chimneys

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fires in chimneys

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use appropriate techniques and equipment to extinguish fire in chimneys