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FTEC 101 - Fire Protection Organization

Unit(s): 3

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in college composition written at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: CSU

This course provides students with an overview of fire protection issues. Topics include an introduction to the philosophy and history of fire protection and fire service; organization and function of public and private fire protection services; laws and regulations affecting fire service; and the role of fire departments as part of local government. Basic fire chemistry, fire protection systems, firefighting strategies, and possible career opportunities in fire-related fields are also presented.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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