NFPA Standard: 1001, 2008, Chapter 6
Accredited: IFSAC: Yes NPQS: Yes
Prerequisites: Firefighter I, HM Operations
Description: Firefighter II will demonstrate the knowledge and ability to assume command of an incident scene in the absence of an officer and transfer command, coordinate the attack of an interior structure fire under an incident commander, control a flammable liquids fire and a liquid petroleum gas cylinder, preserve evidence, complete a fire report, test fire hose, maintain equipment and perform vehicle extrication.
Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Complete a practical skills examination with a passing score. Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher.
Reference List: NFPA 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2008 Edition, IFSTA Essentials of Fire Fighting, 5th Edition, Delmar Fire Fighter Handbook, 2nd Edition, Essentials of Firefighting and Emergency Response, Jones and Bartlett, 2nd Edition, Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills