Fire Schools and Seminars
Arizona State University Arson Investigation Courses: Basie, Jan. 21-Feb. 1; Advanced, Feb, 4-8. For further information, write International Center for Safety Education, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 968. Tempe, Ariz. 85281.
Advanced Arson Seminar, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, sponsored by the Denver Fire Department. For information, contact Lt. James D. Perisichitte or Investigator Donald E. Searcy, Denver Fire Department, 745 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, Colo, 80204.
Connecticut Fire Training Program—Weekend Schools: Management Overview II, Jan. 12-13. Burrville; Fire Instructor Methods I, Jan. 12-13, Groton; National Fire Incident Reporting System, Jan. 21-24, Feb. 3, 9-10, Meriden; Fire Instructor Methods II, Jan. 26-27, Feb. 2, Groton; Fire Instructor Methods I, Feb. 9-20, 16, Willimantic; Fire Instructor Methods II, Feb. 23-24, Mar. 1, Willimantic; Fire Investigation, Feb. 23-24, Fairfield. For information, write William S. Porter, State Fire Administrator, Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, 294 Colony St., Meriden, Conn. 06450.
Florida Training Improvement Conference: Jan. 21-24, Ocala. For information write to John Maley, Secretary/Treasurer, Florida Chapter, International Society of Fire Service Instructors, 1700 Oak Ridge West, Orlando, Fla. 32809
Georgia Fire Academy: Instructor Certification, 8th Distrct, Jan. 11; 1st District F’ire School, Jan. 12-13; Training Officer Seminar, Jan. 22-25; Pump Test Workshop, 1st District, Jan. 24; Fire Chief Seminar, Feb. 6-7; Cert. Smoke Diver Short Course, Feb. 18-22. For further information contact Harold Thompson, Supervisor, Georgia Fire Academy, 548 Clay Street, Marietta, Ga. 80060.
Hazardous Waste Management Seminar, Feb. 18-22, Radisson Plaza Hotel, Nashville, Tenn. Seminar is sponsored by the Toxic Substance Control Laboratory and the Center for Environmental Quality Management, Vanderbilt University. For further informat ion, contact Janet Vance, Vanderbilt University, Box 6222, Station B, Nashville, Tenn. 87286.
International Conference on Electrical and Electronic Materials, Jan. 7-11, Plaza Airport Inn, Millbrae, Calif. For further information, contact Dr. Carlos J. Hilado, Fire Safety Center, 1457 Firebird Way, Sunnyvale, Calif. 94087.
International Conference on Fire Safety, Jan. 14-18, SRI Ness Auditorium, Menlo Park, Calif. For further information, contact Dr. Carlos J. Hilado, Fire Safety Center, 1457 Firebird Way, Sunnyvale, Calif. 94087.
International Society of Fire Service Instructors—Seminars: Leadership Development, Jan. 26-27, Valley Forge, Pa.; Feb. 28-24, Largo, Fla.; Mar. 1-2, Fairfield, Conn.; Rural Firefighting Tactics, Jan. 12-18, Gorham, N. H. For further information, write International Society of Fire Service Instructors, Box 88, Hopkinton, Mass. 01748.
Louisiana Fire Training Program—30-Hour Courses: Line officer, Jan. 14-18; Officer 1 Building, Feb. 11-15; Weekend Schools, Jan. 25-26, Feb. 9; Chemical and Petroleum, Feb. 6-7, all at the Training Center. For further information, contact Carrol L. Herring, L.S.U. Firemen Training, Pleasant Hall, Baton Rouge, La. 70808.
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute: Hazardous Materials Short Course, Jan. 12—18; CPR Instructor Short Course, Jan. 19-20; National Fire Service Staff and Command Course, Jan. 19-27; Maryland Chief Officers Seminar, Jan. 26-27; Symposium on Occupational Health and Safety for the Fire Service, Feb. 2-8; Emergency Operations During Major Disasters Short Course, Feb. 9-10; Community Master Planning for Fire Protection, Feb. 18-14; Fire Photography Short Course, Feb. 28-24. For further information, write Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, University of Maryland, College Park, Md. 20742.
Municipal Fire Departments Instructors Association Educational Seminar, May 12-14, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Cost per delegate, including registration, meals and accommodation is $90. For further information, contact Tom McAuley, Registrar, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada M1H 2A9.
National Seminar on Transportation of Hazardous Materials, Jan. 22-25, Sheraton Nashville Hotel, Nashville, Tenn. Seminar cost is $75 which includes handout material, banquet, lunches, but not lodging. For information write Detective Darrel J. Behrendsen, Colorado Committee on Hazardous Materials Safety, P.O. Box 22583, Welshire Station, Denver, Colo. 80222, or Gloria Allison, Hazardous Risk Advisory Committee. Metropolitan Court House, Nashville, Tenn. 87201.
New Jersey State Fire College: Winter Lecture Series: Southern Area, Jan. 19; Central Area, Jan. 26, Feb. 2. For further information, contact the New Jersey State Fire College, Division of New Jersey State Safety Council, 50 Park Place, Newark, N.J. 07102.
New York Academy of Fire Science: Introduction to Fire Inspection Course—Part I, Jan. 5-6, 26-27, Mar. 1-2; Introduction to Fire Department Administration Course, Jan. 5-6, 26-27, Mar. 1-2; Training Officer Workshop I, Jan. 15-17; State Fire Instructor Certification Workshop, Jan. 19-20; Introduction to Fire Inspection Course, Part II, Jan. 26-27; Introduction to Fire Department Administration Course, Part II, Jan. 26-27; Training Officer Workshop—I, Feb. 2-3; Breathing Apparatus Maintenance Course (Scott), Feb. 6-7; Fire Tactics Workshop, Feb. 13-15; County Fire Coordinators’ Seminar, Feb. 23-24. For further information, contact New York State Academy of Fire Science, Box K, Montour Falls, N.Y. 14865.
New York State Association of Fire Chiefs Seminar Series. Coordinating the Fire Attack: Jan. 19, Central Islip High School, Central Islip; Jan. 26, Whitesboro Central School, Whitesboro; Feb. 2, Nazareth College, Pittsford; Feb. 16, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, Mar. 1, Scarsdale Junior High School, Scarsdale; Mar. 2, Circleville Middle School, Circleville; Mar. 8, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse; Mar. 9 SUNY-Binghamton (Student Union); Mar. 15, SUNY, Fredonia; Mar. 16, Erie County Fire Academy; Apr. 12, Moose Lodge, Malone. Registration fee is $5.00 to members, $10.00 to nonmembers. For registration blanks, write New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, 8 Van Buren Drive, Kinderhook, N.Y. 12106.
Northwest Fire Chief’s Management Seminar: March 5-7, Portland, Or. For information contact Glen Fahs, Portland State University, P.O. Box 1491, Portland, Or. 97207.
Northwest Fire and Arson Seminar: May 5-9, Eugene, Or. For more information, contact Dick Christensen, Fire Marshal, 777 Pearl St., Eugene, Or. 97401.
Oklahoma State University Fire Protection Program: Hydraulic Calculations for Automatic Sprinkler Systems, Jan. 3-4; Defense Against Disaster-Automatic Sprinkler Protection and Alarms, Jan. 7-9. For more information, contact Technology Extension, 313 Crutchfield, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla. 74074.
Scuba Search and Recovery Training Program, Key West, Fla., Feb. 11-15. For information, contact Search and Recovery Program, National YMCA Underwater Activities Center, P.O. Box 1547, Key West, Fla. 33040.
Texas Fire Protection Training: Recruit Fire Training Program, Jan. 14-Mar. 7. For further information, contact Recruit Fire Training Program, Fire Protection Training Division, Texas Engineering Extension Service, The Texas A&M University System, F. E. Drawer K, College Station, Texas 77843.