Fire Schools and Seminars
Arkansas Fire Training Academy—Weekday Courses: Fire Service Photography, Feb. 5-9; Basic Fire Pump Operations, Feb. 12-16; Fire Service Instructors, Feb. 19-23; NFPA Hazardous Materials Seminar, Feb. 26-March 2. Weekend Courses: Basic Fire Pump Operations, Feb. 17-18. For further information, contact the Arkansas Fire Academy, Southern Arkansas University, Technical Branch, Camden, Ark.
California Fire Chiefs’ Association—Calif. Fire Service Academy Courses: Fire Investigation II, Feb. 4-9; Fire Instructor IIA, Feb. 11-16; Fire Management II, Feb. 25-March 2. For further information, contact Robert Fletcher, Sec.-Treas., Florin F.D., P.O. Box 28002, Sacramento, Calif. 95828.
California Fire Mechanics Academy—Seminar April 9-13 at Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, Calif. For information write Chief (Ret.) Robert Ely, 5000 Westminster Terrace, San Diego, Calif. 92116.
Connecticut State Fire School—Weekend Courses: Smoke Detector Technology, Feb. 2-3. Hartford; Waterflow Calculations ISO, Feb. 17 18, Branford; Fire Fighting Tactics I and II, Feb. 17-18, 24-25, New Haven; Fire Investigation, Feb. 24-25, Willimantic. For further information, contact William S. Porter, State Fire Administrator, Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, 294 Colony Street, Meriden, Conn. 06450.
Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association: 15th Annual Emergency Care Workshop, April 5-7. Will be held at North Memorial Medical Center. For information, contact Robert Meier, Pres., Minnesota Rescue & First Aid Association, 149 Faye Street, St. Paul, Minn. 55119.
Minnesota State Fire School—Seminar to be held May 18-20, St. Paul Campus, Univ. of Minnesota. For further information, contact Eugene Anderson, 405 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Ave., Univ. of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minn. 55108.
Municipal Fire Department’s Instructors Association: 12th Annual Educational Seminar, McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, May 28-30. For further information, contact Tom McAuley (Registrar), 740 Markham Road, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. M1H 2A9.
New Jersey State Fire College: Winter Lecture Series—Fire and Arson Investigation; Feb. 3, Central Area; Feb. 10, Northern Area; Feb. 17, Northern Area. For further information, contact August G. Brummer, Director Industrial and Fire Division, N.J. State Safety Council, 50 Park Place, Suite 820, Newark, N.J. 07102.
New York State Academy of Fire Science: Training Officer Workshop I, Feb. 3-4; Breathing Apparatus Maintenance Course, Feb. 7-8; Fire Tactics Workshop, Feb. 14-16; County Fire Coordinators Seminar, Feb. 24-25. For further information, contact Donald B. Dymes, Supervisor of Academy Programs, New York State Academy of Fire Science, Box K, Montour Falls, N.Y. 14865.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Volunteer Firemen’s Federation: Fire School at Dickson City, Pa., June 2-3. For information, contact Paul Lukus, Fire School Director, 138 Dundaff Street, Forest City, Pa. 18421.
20th Annual Northwest Fire and Arson Seminar, Apr. 30-May 4. Will be held at the Thunderbird Motor Inn, Portland, Ore. Pre-registration is required. Program highlights: Investigation Procedures; Interpretation of Heat and Char Patterns; Interviews; Field Investigations; and Crime Lab Services & Techniques. For information, contact John Farber, Program Chairman, Portland Fire Bureau, 55 S.W. Ash. Portland, Ore. 97204.
The 2nd Annual Oregon Fire Educators School, April 18-20 at the Holiday Inn, Wilsonville, Ore. Program plans include an overview of Oregon’s fire problem and what is being done about it. psychology of motivation, presenting puppet shows, tabletop presentations, use of fire equipment in fire safety education, working with elementary level educators, and working with news media. For further information, contact Don Anderson, Oregon Fire Education Association, P.O. Box 127, Tualatin, Ore. 97062.
Suffolk County Fire Prevention Seminar, February 3, at Holiday Inn at Happauge, N.Y. Seminar sponsored by the Fire Inspectors Association of Suffolk County. For information, write Fire Inspector Walter F. Robinson, Department of Fire Prevention, Town of Brookhaven Town Hall, South Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, N.Y.
Texas A&M University—Recruit Training Schools: Class No. 27, Apr. 16-June 1. For further information, contact David White, Coordinator, Recruit Training School, Fire Protection Training Division, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, Tx. 77843.
Tri-State Fire Services Training Association: Seminars to be held on the four Thursdays in April, 5,12,19, and 26,1979, at the Allied Health Auditorium, Community College of Beaver County, Center Township, Monaca, Pa. For further information, contact Jim Piroli, General Chairman, 1834 Davidson St., Aliquippa, Pa. 15001.