Fire Schools and Seminars

Fire Schools and Seminars

DEPARTMENTS

Arkansas Fire Training Academy—Weekday Classes: Apparatus (Pump Op’s), Nov. 27-Dec. 1; EMT, Nov. 27; Basic Instructor, Dec. 4-8; EMT (con’td), Dec. 4; EMT (completion), Dec. 11. Pre-registration is required. For further information, contact the Arkansas Fire Training Academy, Southwest Technical Institute, P.O. Box 3048, East Camden, Ark. 71701.

Brunacini Fire Commander Course, Dec. 2-3, Lakeland Community College. For further information, write Lakeland Community College, S.R. 306, Fire Technology Department, Mentor, Ohio 44060.

California Fire Chiefs’ Association—Calif. Fire Service Academy Courses: Fire Management II, Nov. 27-Dec. 1; Fire Investigation II, Dec. 3-8; Fire Command IV, Dec. 10-15. For further information, contact Chief Robert Fletcher, Sec.-Treas., Florin F. D., P.O. Box 28002, Sacramento, Calif. 95828.

Connecticut State Fire School—Weekend Classes: Management Overview, Dec. 2-3; Fire Fighting Tactics I and II, Dec. 2-3,9-10; Fundamentals of Automatic Sprinklers II, Jan. 6; Fire Fighting Tactics I and II, Jan. 13-14, 20-21; Waterflow Calculations ISO, Jan. 20-21; Fire Instructor Methods, Jan. 27-28, Feb. 3-4, 10. For further information, contact William S. Porter, State Fire Administrator, Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, 294 Colony Street, Meriden, Conn. 06450.

Corpus Christi State University: National Spill Control School—A Study in Oil Spill Control Training. The course presents an overview of oil spill control problems and focuses on available equipment and techniques for organization and preparation to clean up oil spills in all environments. Clean up practices used in most areas of the U.S. are detailed, along with suggestions of preferred met hods for preparation to clean up spills in different environments. Course materials include classroom lectures, films and visual aids, plus field observations and hands-on experience. Classes will be limited to thirty participants. The next session of the Oil Spill Control Training Course will be Dec. 4. For further information, contact the National Spill Control School, Corpus Christi University, P.O. Box 8263, Corpus Christi, Tx. 78412.

Denver Fire Department and the National Fire Academy: Advanced Arson Seminar, Jan. 29-Feb. 2. For further information, contact Lt. James D. Persichitte, Denver Fire Department, 745 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, Colo. 80204.

Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute—Weekend Courses: Arson Detection for Company Officers, Dec. 3; Forcible Entry, Dec. 9-10. For further information, contact John W. Hoglund, Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, University of Maryland, College Park, Md. 20742.

Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute—National Staff and Command School, Jan. 27-Feb. 4. To be held at the University of Maryland’s Adult Education Center, College Park. Intensive nine-day course designed for chief fire officers and administrators. For further information, contact Jesse V. Jackson, Coordinator, National Staff and Command School, Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, College Park, Md. 20742.

National Fire Prevention and Control Administration National Fire Academy Courses: Pesticide Fire and Spill Control, Region IV, Dec. 5-6, Tuscaloosa, Ala. Labor Management Relations for the Fire Service, Region V, Dec. 4-8, Cincinnati, Ohio. For further information, contact the National Fire Academy, National Fire Prevention and Control Administration, P.O. Box 19518, Wash., D.C. 20036.

New York State Academy of Fire Science: Department of Mental Hygiene, Nov. 27-Dec. 1; Training Officer Workshop II, Dec. 2-3; Fire Extinguisher Maintenance Course, Dec. 6-7; Training Officer Workshop I, Dec. 9-10. 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.

Texas A&M University—Recruit Training Schools: Class No. 26, January 8-March 2; Class No. 27, April 16-June 1. For further information, contact David White, Coordinator, Recruit Training School, Fire Protection Training Division, Texas A&M University, College Station, Tx. 77843.

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