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FIRE 3 - Fire Protection Equipment and Systems

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Fire Protection Equipment and Systems (FIRE 3)

Spring 2011 Online Class Information Page

This course provides information relating to the features of design and operation of fire detection and alarm systems, water-based fire suppression systems, special hazard fire suppression systems, special protection and sprinkler systems, water supply for fire protection, and portable fire extinguishers. This course is certified by the State Chancellor and the California State Fire Marshal's Office.

Required Materials: Fire Protection Systems, A. Maurice Jones, 2009. This book can be purchased in the College of the Siskiyous Bookstore on Campus. You may also purchase this book online at several online textbook retailers (ie. Amazon, firefighters bookstore…) America Burning, United States Fire Administration, 1973 ( Must Download Fire in America, United States Fire Administration, 2001 (  Must Download.

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