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5 Reads

  • 02/25/2022
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Alief area of Houston, Texas


Community Volunteer Fire Department
Alief Area of Houston, TX

5 Reads Class

February 25, 2022
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

$175.00 Per Person

One year FDSOA membership included!


Class Location:

Community Volunteer Fire Department Conference Center
16005 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX 77083

Onsite Contact:
Cory Cannella
Lieutenant, Interim Health and Safety Officer


Features and Benefits

Building on the outstanding training programs developed by Dave Dodson, The 5 Reads is a class developed by the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) for Company Officers, Incident Safety Officers and Chief Officers where they can learn to take their ability to Read the 5 Critical Factors at any emergency response to the next level. The class will review and emphasize the significance of The 5 Reads which include:

  • RiskIdentification, Evaluation, Prioritization, Mitigation, and Monitoring
  • BuildingsType, Era, Use, Size, Related Hazards and Predicting Collapse
  • SmokeVolume, Velocity, Density, Color, Influencing Factors, and Predicting Fire Behavior
  • Hazardous EnergyThermal, Mechanical, Wind, Chemical, Electrical, Water
  • FirefightersCapabilities, Mental and Physical Status

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