California Fire Training Program—Fire Investigators’ Academy, Hyatt House, San Jose, June 17-21. For information, contact the California State Department of Education, Fire Service Training Program, 721 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, Ca. 95814.
Delaware State Fire School—Fireground Rescue Course, June 1-2 and 8-9. Industrial Firefighting Course, June 12. Water Rescue Course, June 22-23. Pre-registration Required. For information, contact Louis J. Amabili, Director, Delaware State Fire School, R.D. 2, Box 166, Dover, Del. 19901.
Emergency Care and Transportation for Sick and Injured—DOT Basic Course, Boston, Mass., Thomas J. Berry, Jr., MD, Chairman, 49 Pearl St., Brockton, Mass. 02401, June 17-20. Refresher Course, Daniel J. Scott, Jr., MD and Keith VandenBrink, MD, 188 S. Bellevue Blvd., Memphis, Tenn. 38104, June 18-21. Refresher Course, George W. Hyatt, MD, 3800 Reservoir Rd., Washington D.C. 20007, Aug. 14-17. Refresher Course, Michael W. Chapman, MD, 22nd & Potrero Ave., (San Francisco General Hospital) San Francisco, Calif. 94110, Sept. 12-14. Refresher Course, Marshall B. Conrad, MD, 4960 Audobon Ave., St. Louis, Mo. 63110, Dec. 16-19. Tuition is $50 for each course. Advanced first aid training is a prerequisite for the basic course. Completion of 81 hours is a prerequisite for refresher courses. For information, write to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 430 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60611.
Flammability of Polymer Materials—July 8-12. This program has been designed to provide a basic insight and in-depth understanding of flammability as it pertains to the built environment. A critical review of government, industry, and university programs will be presented. Tuition is $325. For information, write to Lee M. DeVeer, Conference Secretary, Division of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112.
Georgia Fire Training Program—Central Georgia District Fire School, June 5-6. State Fire School, June 16-21. Southwest Georgia District Fire School, Sept. 11-12. Officership Short Course, Sept. 16-20. East Georgia District Fire School, Oct. 12-13. Industrial Fire Safety Short Course, Nov. 4-7. West Georgia District Fire School, Nov. 20-21. Coastal Georgia District Fire School. Dec. 4-5. All short courses and State Fire School are conducted at the Georgia Fire Academy, Southern Technical Institute, Marietta. For information, write to Harold G. Thompson, Supervisor, Georgia Fire Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga. 30332.
Idaho State Fire School—Lewiston, June 19-21. For information write to Leonard B. Ellis, Chief, 300 13th St., Lewiston, Idaho.
Illinois State Fire College—University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, June 6-9. For information, contact O. E. Hirst, Secretary, 100 S. Bench St., Galena, Ill. 61036.
The International Fire Photography Seminar—Chicago, July 24-27. For information, contact Chief George Schuller, General Chairman, International Fire Photographers Association, 116 Schiller St., Elmhurst, Ill. 60126.
Iowa State Fire School—Iowa State Campus, H. Hilton Coliseum, June 11-14. For information, write to Keith Royer, Supervisor Fire Service Extension, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, Iowa.
Louisiana Fire Training Program—Annual Fire College, June 3-28. Officer Training, June 3-7. Pump Operator and Driver Training, June 10-14. Rescue, June 17-21. Firemanship, June 24-28. All courses are held at the LSU Firemen Training Center. For information, write to Carrol L. Herring, Coordinator, Firemen Training Program, Louisiaina State University, Baton Rouge, La. 70803.
Michigan Fire Training—Basic I Residence Course, June 3-7. Basic II Residence Course, June 17-21. Basic III Residence Course, Sept. 9-13. Advanced III Residence Course, Sept. 23-27. Advanced IV Residence Course, Oct. 7-11. Officers II Residence Course, Oct. 21-25. Industrial Control, Nov. 6-7. All courses are offered at the Civil Defense Building, North Campus, with the exception of the last course that is offered at the Chrysler Center. North Campus. For information, write to Arthur W. Appel. Director, Firemanship Training Program. Civil Defense and Disaster Training Center. 1946 Beal Road, North Campus, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48105.
Missouri Arson Investigators Seminar—Ramada Inn, Columbia, June 3-5. For information, write to Dianna Jones, Secretary to Conference Coordinator, University Extension Division, Office of Conferences & Short Courses, 344 Hearnes Multipurpose Bldg., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
National Fire Service Staff and Command Course—College Park, Md., July 20-28. Subjects covered will be, professionalism, management, goal setting, national programs and field trips. For information, write to Professor Leonard G. Marks, Fire Service Extension, University of Maryland. College Park. Md. 20742.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Volunteer Firemen’s Federation—Annual Fire School, Nicholson, June 1-2. For information, write to James H. Oakey, Chairman, Northeastern Pennsylvania Volunteer Firemen’s Federation, P.O. Box 67, Tobyhanna, Pa. 18466.
Ontario State Fire School—Fire Fighting Operations Unit, Part II, May 27-June 7. Fire Fighting Operations Unit, Part III, June 10-21. Fire Fighting Operations Unit, Part IV, June 24-July 5. Fire Protection Technology Course, July 8-Dec. 13. Fire Fighting Operations Unit, Part I, July 8-19. Fire Fighting Operations Unit, Part II, July 22 Aug. 2. Fire Fighting Operations Unit, Part III, Aug. 5-16. Pre-registration required. For information, contact D. E. Barrett, Director, Ontario Fire College, Gravenhurst, Ont.
Pennsylvania State Firemen’s Training School—Industrial Fire Brigade, May 29 31. Rescue Practices, June 3-7. American Pump Weekend, June 8-9. Fire Fighting II, June 17-21. Instructor Training, June 1721. Pump I, June 24-28. Hose Practices, July 12-14. Pump II, July 17-19. Fire Fighting I, July 22-26. Pennsylvania Fire Conference, July 29-31. Fire Fighting II, Aug. 5-9. Pump I, Aug. 12-16. Aerial Apparatus Practices, Aug. 20-22. Rescue Practices, Aug. 26-30. Ladder Practices, Sept. 4-5. Fire Service Radio Communications, Sept. 9-10. Respiratory Protection, Sept. 14-15. Arson Detection, Sept. 17-19. Salvage Practices, Sept. 18-19. Fire Fighting I, Sept. 23-27. For information, contact Clayton G. Canterbury, Pennsylvania State Firemen’s Training School, Box 631, Lewiston, Pa. 17044.
Rutgers Arson and Fire Investigation Conference—New Brunswick, June 3-7. A program fee of $125 covers room, board, tuition and all text materials. For information, write to William G. Rae, Assistant Extension Specialist. Bureau of Government Research. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. 08903.
Texas Fire Training Program—Municipal Fire School, July 21-26. Industrial Fire School, July 28-Aug. 2. Spanish Fire School, Aug. 4-9. All classes will be conducted on Brayton Firemen Training Field and Texas A&M University Campus. For information, contact Chief Henry D. Smith, Firemen Training, Texas Engineering Extension Service, The Texas A&M University System, College Station, Texas 77843.
Washington State Fire Service Training Program—Annual Fire School, Yakima. June 12-14. Fire Prevention Engineering Conference, Ellensburg, Nov. 18-21. For information, contact Lyle Goodrich, Director, Fire Service Training, Vocational Education, 216 Old Capitol Building, Olympia, Wash. 98504.
West Virginia Fire Training Program—Annual State Fire School, June 17-21. Regional Fire School, Cedar Lakes, June 1-2. For information, write to Lee Hustead, Program Leader, Fire Service Extension, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W. Va. 26506.