Fire Schools and Seminars
Annual Northwest Fire and Arson Seminar: May 10-14, Eugene, Oregon. Contact Dick Christenson, Eugene Fire Department, 777 Pearl St., Eugene, Ore. 97401.
Butler County Fire School: June 5-6, Butler, Pa. Contact Jim Thompson, Asst. Dir., Butler County Fire Chiefs Assoc. Fire School, 124 W. North St., Butler, Pa. 16001.
California Fire Academy: Fire Management II, Aug. 22—27; Fire Investigation II, Aug. 1-6; Fire Prevention IV, July 11-16; Fire Prevention V, Sept. 19-24; Fire Instructor Ia, July 25-30; Fire Instructor 1b, Sept. 26-31; Master Instructor, Sept. 19-24; Prevention VI, July 25-30. Contact Calif. Fire Academy, 836 Asilomar Blvd., Pacific Grove, Calif. 93950.
Chittenden County, Vt., Regional Fire School: Sept. 25-26, Burlington, Vt. Contact Chester Brunell, 132 North Ave., Burlington, Vt. 05401.
Correspondence Course on Hydraulic Calculations of Automatic Sprinkler Systems: Year-round enrollment, course consists of 12 assignments and a proctored exam. Write Independent and Correspondence Study, 001 Classroom Building, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Ok. 74078.
Fire Ground Commander: Aug. 21 22, Ithaca, N.Y. Chief Alan V. Brunacini and staff. Registration fee, $50. Contact Ed Olmstead, Jr., Tompkins County Fire Service, 72 Brown Rd., Ithaca, N.Y. 14850.
Hazardous Materials School: June 14-18, St. Augustine, Fla. Contact Safety Systems, Inc., P.O. Box 8463, Jacksonville, Fla. 32239.
Hotel-Office High Rise Firefighting: May 1-2, Houston, Texas; May 22-23, Takoma Park, Md.; June 5-6, Hartford, Conn. Contact ISFSI, 20 Main St., Ashland, Mass. 01721.
ISFSI Fire Department Administration Seminar: San Francisco, May 13—14; Bedford, N.H., June 12-13. Contact ISFSI, Box 88, Hopkinton, Mass. 01748.
LNG and L.P. Fire Control and Extinguishing Schools: Sept., Minneapolis, Mn. Contact Fire Training Director, Safety Dept., Minnesota Gas Co., 201 S. 7th St., Minneapolis, Mn. 55402.
Louisiana State University Fireman Training Program: Industrial Fire School, May 4-6; Rescue II, May 17-21; Industrial Fire School, June 1-3; Fire Officer I-Tactics, June 7-11; Fire Mechanic I, June 14-18; Industrial Fire School, June 22-24. Contact Michael Dunn, Fireman Training, Div. of Cont. Ed., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. 70803.
Management of Hazardous Materials Incidents for EMS Personnel: May 1-2, Cherry Hill, N.J. $40 fee, contact Fire Rescue Consultants, Inc., P.O. Box 5703, Rockville, Md. 20855.
Massachusetts Firefighting Academy: Gas Fire Fighting School; (fire fighter program) May 24-25, June 7-8, 21-22, July 6-7, 19 -20, Sept. 13-14, 27-28, Oct. 12-13, 25-26, Nov. 8-9. (industrial program) May 5-6,26-27, June 2-3, 9-10, 15-16, 23-24, Sept. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, Oct. 6-7, 13-14, 2021, 27-28. Contact Thomas H. Rinoldo, LNG/LPG Firefighting School, Mass. Firefighting Academy, 59 Horse Pond Rd., Sudbury, Mass. 01776.
McLean County Firemen’s Association Training School: July 10-11, Bloomington, Ill. Contact Chief George Cermak, Normal Fire Dept., 1300 E. College Ave., Normal, Ill. 61761.
Mercer County Emergency Medical Service Council and Fire School Training Committee RESCUExpo Training Program: July 19-25, Hermitage, Pa. Contact Robert S. Goeltz, Hermitage Central Fire Station, 2511 Highland Rd., Hermitage, Pa. 16148.
New Jersey State Fire College: Advanced Pump Operation, May 1—2; Fire Brigade II, May 11-13, June 8-10; Fire Fighter 1 and 2, Sept. 25-26. Contact August G. Brummer, Fire Div., N.J. State Safety Council, 50 Park Place, Suite 820, Newark, N.J. 07102.
New York Academy of Fire Science: Intro, to Fire Inspection, May 3-7; Fire/Arson Investigation, May 10-27; Breathing Apparatus Maintenance, May 15-16; Pesticide Fire and Spill Control, May 22-23; Fire Apparatus Purchase and Maintenance, May 22-23; Public Fire Prevention Education Conference, June 5-6; Introduction to Industrial Fire Protection, June 7-11; Fire/Arson Investigation Course, June 7-18; Training Officer Workshop II, June 19-20; OMH-Fire Protection Devices Maintenance, June 28-July 2. Contact the Academy at Box K, Montour Falls, N.Y. 14865.
Northeastern Pa. Volunteer Firemens Federation Fire School: June 5-6, Fleetville, Pa. Contact John Chichilla, 715 E. Scott St., Olyphant, Pa. 18447.
Northwest Fire and Arson Seminar: May 10-14, Eugene, Ore. Registration, $100. Contact Dick Christenson, Eugene Fire Dept., 777 Pearl St., Eugene, Ore. 97401.
Pennsylvania State Fire School: Rural Community Fire Protection, May 4-7; Structural Fire Fighting II, May 10-14; Respiratory Protection Specialist, May 19-21; Structural Fire Fighting I, May 24-28, June 21-25, July 26-30; Aerial Apparatus Practices, June 1-3; Fireground Command Tactics, June 5-6; Large Diameter Hose Workshop, June 5-6; Structural Fire Fighting II (extended), June 8-11; Fire Dept. Rescue Practices, June 28-July 2; Pump Operations I, July 12-16; Fire Dept. Tanker Water Supply, July 17-18; Fire Prevention Program Management, July 1718; Rural Community Fire Protection, July 20-23. Contact the school at P.O. Box 631, Lewistown, Pa. 17044.
Penn State Fire Service Programs: Arson Photography and the Trial Process, May 7-8; Hazardous Materials, May 15-16, OSHA and Industrial Fire Protection, May 1, 4 and 12; Techniques of Arson Investigation, May 1-2, May 22-23. Contact PENNTAP, P.O. Box 30, State College, Pa. 16801.
Understanding, Interpreting and Applying Fire Marshal’s Building Regulations, May 11-13, Selma and Riverside, Calif. Contact State Fire Marshal, 7171 Bowling Drive, Suite 600, Sacramento, Calif. 95823.
University of Michigan Firemanship Training Program: Basic Resident School, June 7-11; Phase I Academy, June 14-19; Advanced Resident School, June 21-25; Phase II Academy, July 12-17; Academy, July 19-Aug. 20. Contact University of Michigan, Ext. Service, Fire Service Div., 1946 Beal/North Campus, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109.
University of New Haven Arson Seminar: June 7-11, New Haven, Conn. Contact Fred Mercilliott, Dir. of Fire Science, University of New Haven, West Haven, Conn. 06516.
Vehicle Rescue and Extrication Seminar: May 15-16, Corona, Calif. Contact Corona Firemen’s Assoc., 790 S. Smith St., Corona, Calif. 91720.