Fire Schools and Seminars
Arkansas Fire Training Academy—Weekday Classes: Pump Maintenance, Oct. 30-Nov. 3; Introductory (Basic Fire Fighting), Nov. 6-10; Fall Conference, Nov. 20-24; Apparatus (Pump Op’s), Nov. 27-Dec. 1; EMT, Nov. 27; Basic Instructor, Dec. 4-8; EMT (cont’d), Dec. 4; EMT (completion), Dec. 11; Weekend classes: Introductory (Basic Fire Fighting), Nov. 11-12. Pre-registration is required. For further information, contact the Arkansas Fire Training Academy, Southwest Technical Institute, P.O. Box 3048, East Camden, Ark. 71701.
California Fire Chiefs’ Association—Calif. Fire Service Academy Courses: Fire Prevention V, Oct. 30-Nov. 3; Fire Prevention III, Nov. 6-10; Labor Relations Workshop, Nov. 6-8; 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: Essentials of Fire Fighting, Nov. 4-5, 1112; Fire Investigation, Nov. 4-5; Public Education Conference, Nov. 10-12; Essentials of Fire fighting, Nov. 11-12, 18—19; Fundamentals of Automatic Sprinklers I, Nov. 18; Management Overview, Dec. 2-3; Fire Fighting Tactics I and II, Dec. 2-3,9-10. 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 methods 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 sessions of the Oil Spill Control Training Course will be Nov. 13 and Dec. 4. For further information, contact the National Spill Control School, Corpus Christi State University, P.O. Box 8263, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412.
Franklin Pierce College—Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Seminar, Nov. 4. For further information, contact Peter Colpitts, P.O. Box 443, Rindge, N.H. 03461.
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute—National Staff and Command School, Jan. 27-Feb. 4. To he 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.
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute—Weekend Courses: Hazardous Materials, Oct. 28-29; Aerial Ladder, Nov. 4-5: Automatic Sprinkler/Standpipe, Nov. 18—19; 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.
The University of Michigan/Firemanship Training Program—Industrial Fire Control Seminar, Nov. 8-9. For further information, contact the University Campus, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109.
National Fire Prevention and Control Administration—National Fire Academy Courses: Fire/Arson Detection, Region V, Nov. 8-10, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Region VII, Nov. 13-15, Lawrence, Kansas. Educational Methodology I, Region IV, Nov. 6-10, Ocala, Fla. 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; Region VII, Nov. 6-10, Ames, Iowa. Management Overview’ for Fire Service Officers, Region V, Nov. 1-3, Columbus, Ohio. For further information, contact the National Fire Academy, National Fire Prevention and Control Administration, P.O. Box 19518, Wash., D.C. 20036.
New Jersey Society of Fire Science Instructors: 2nd Annual Instructor’s Seminar, Sat. Oct. 28. It will be held at the Busch Campus of Rutgers University in Piscataway, N.J. The keynote speaker will be Dr. John Demidovich of the Air Force Institute of Technology. Demidovich will be speaking on the topic of “Motivation in the Fire Service”. For further information, contact Harry R. Carter, Box 171 Main Street, Adelphia, N.J. 07710.
New York State Academy of Fire Science: Regional Fire Administrators Conference, Nov. 4-5; Introduction to Arson Investigation Course, Nov. 13-17; 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.
Pennsylvania State Firemen’s Training School—Pump Operation II, Oct. 31-Nov. 2; Ladder Practices, Nov. 8-9; Structural Fire Fighting I, Nov. 13-17; Salvage Practices, Nov. 21-22. For further information, contact the Pennsylvania State Firemen’s Training School, P.O. Box 631, Lewiston, Pa. 17044.
The Pennsylvania State University/Fire Service Programs: Fire Code, Behrcnd College, Nov. 11-12; Fire Safety, Hazleton Campus, Nov. 4; Mall Fires, Beaver Campus, Nov. 11—12; Master Planning, Mont Alto (Gettysburg), Nov. 18—19; Techniques of Fire Investigation, Scranton Campus, Nov. 18-19. For further information, contact Charles Meek, Penn State University, 209 Keller Bldg., University Park, Pa. 16802.
Scuba Schools International—Dive Rescue Specialist Training Schools: The course covers water accident investigation, dive rescue equipment, dive team organization, treatment of water accident victims, and many specialty problem areas. Medford, Ore., Nov. 6-10; San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 13—17. For further information, contact Scuba Schools International, 1449 Riverside Drive, Ft. Collins, Colo. 80524.
Texas A&M University—Recruit Training School: Class No. 25, Oct. 30-Dec. 22; 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.