Large Area Search

Large areas are defined as open or complex. Both require firefighters to get off the wall to cover the areas associated with them. Crew accountability and orientation in the building are paramount.  Large area search is labor and psychologically intensive. This course is designed to aid firefighters in selecting the correct search method and techniques to lessen these impacts. (8 hour training)

Areas of focus include:

  • PASS directed
  • Half moon
  • T- search
  • Camera assisted searchback-to-classes-button