Online Training Resources

These online courses are offered by FEMA.

District Training

The Art of Reading Smoke

Reading Smoke

The Art of Reading Smoke

This video includes experiments on smoke reading, live fire training footage and an overview of basic smoke reading concepts. (Matt Hinkle)

Fireground Size-Up & How to Read Smoke

Know how to Read Smoke and recognize the warning signs of Hostile Fire Events. Proper Size-Up will assist with establishing a good Action Plan and it can also save the lives of firefighters.