Computer simulation is the newest trend in fire department training. Simulations are being used to train personnel in On Scene Reports, Size up Strategy and Tactics, and even Preplanning. They are used for all types of scenarios: Fire Suppression, Hazardous Materials, Airport Emergencies, Rescue and EMS. You will learn how to use a simple and easy computer program to create a simulation. The focus of the class in on the software used to build simulations. At the end of the class you will bring home several simulations. Students will need to bring a laptop computer with a USB port. You must have administrative privileges to download a software program onto this computer. You must have working knowledge of your computer. You will also need pictures of the four sides of your home (if your home has more than four sides take a picture of every side) and a picture of an interior room taken just inside the front door. If you have an attached garage, pictures of the interior with the garage door open and closed.