The following listed are training opportunities published by area Fire Departments. Please click on the Source Link to find out more information on each event.
May 18-21, 2023 | 100th Annual Fire School
The Washington State Fire Fighters’ Association is host to this great training program.
Class Title: Live Fire Training
Instructors: 4 Brothers Training, LLC. provides quality fire service instruction focused on task and tactical level functions necessary for a successful fireground. Instructors include Leif Anderson, Dag Liljequist, Erik Olson, and Jim Walkowski.
Live Fire Training – Description of Class: Learn when, where, and how to apply your hose stream for maximum effectiveness in single and multi-room fires. Techniques focus on the stretch up and down stairways, determining the best location for attack line placement, and combating fire extension to include stretching, advancing, and flowing hose lines. The instructor-to-student ratio will be 1:5 with additional support personnel to allow for rapid movement of the class through numerous rotations. Participants should have previous live fire experience. All live fire training will be conducted in accordance with National Fire Protection Association Standard (NFPA) 1403, Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions, 2018 edition. Students must bring current NFPA-compliant personal protective equipment which includes a turnout coat and pants, SCBA (with two extra bottles), SCBA Mask, helmet, hood, firefighting boots, and gloves.
Source / Photo Credit: WA State Fire Fighters’ Association
June 5-9, 2023 | Shoreline Truck Academy
The Shoreline Truck Cadre posted on February 9th of open registrations for the Shoreline Truck Academy from June 5-9, 2023, a five-day training course on advanced truck work. | Source link: North County Training Consortium https://firenuggets.regfox.com/sta2023
Fire Sciences Program | Skagit Valley College (Mount Vernon)
Do you know of someone who wants to become a firefighter and start earning their degree? Skagit Valley College has a great Fire Science program here –> https://www.skagit.edu/academics/areas-of-study/public-service-social-science/fire-science/
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