Fire departments all over the United States are seeing a significant decline in the number of volunteer firefighters. In 1984 there were 897,759 volunteer firefighters responding to eleven million calls. In 2014 there were 788,850 volunteer firefighters responding to thirty-one million calls. This program will review the safety challenges of managing a structure fire with limited personnel. Realistic expectations of fire attack and the importance of line choice, placement and deployment. Learn the skills needed to implement fully involved, laser focused fireground operations, size-up, tactics and strategies.