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Upcoming Firefighting Training

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Course Title Start Date End Date Course Description Tuition
Exterior Fire Fighting04/25/201705/23/2017Location: Buckhorn Fire Company, 19 Firehall Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

This course is designed to introduce new firefighters to fire ground operation including self contained breathing apparatus, fire behavior, building construction, fire extinguishers, forcible entry, ladders, and fire streams/hose line advancement. This is the third of five levels. There will be an $85 fee payable to Buckhorn Fire Company.
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Driver/Operator Pumper Certification04/29/201704/29/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prspect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

A candidate should meet the requirements of NFPA firefighters and information for Fire Department Physicians prior to physical testing so that candidates can safely perform the required tasks. Pre-requisites: Valid state issued Department of Transportation Driver's License. Please attach copy (Front&Back) of this application. Another requirement: fireifhter I certfication. Forms can be obtained from the PA State Fire academy or approved testing site.
$125.00
Basic Rigging for Rope Rescue05/01/201705/06/2017Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634

The intent of this course is to provide rope and bsic rigging experience for anyone interested in rope rescue, but particularly those who do not want to or are unable to rappel. Students will participate in patient packaging and stokes basket handling exercies. Most of this program is hands on and time is allotted for practice to build proficiency. Pre-requisites: ELIS or IST.
$40.00Register
Haz Mat Awareness05/04/201705/04/2017Location: 'Bloomsburg Fire Department Columbia County'

This course is designed to prepare students who in the their normal duties may encounter an emergency involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destructin. They willneed to recognize the presence of hazardous materials/WMD and call for trained personnel to help, protect and secure the area. Pre-requisites: none. This class will be held Thursday, 5/4/2017 at Bloomsburg Fire Dept.
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Haz Mat Operations05/11/201705/23/2017Location: 'LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1333 South Prspect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634'

This class is for first responders with response actions associated with hazardous materials releases. Students will learn and adpt their knowledge and skills for effective scene and response management. Train and educate students in hazardous materials response in accordance with NFPA 472 of 2008 . 5/11, 5/16, 5/18, 5/21, 5/23/2017. Prerequisites - DHMA or equivalent.
$60.00Register
Haz Mat Awareness Refresher06/11/201706/11/2017Location: Buckhorn Fire Company, 19 Firehall Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

This class is to refresh the students in hazardous materials responses in accordance with the requirements of annual refresher training as identified by regulating agencies. Pre-requisites: HMAJB or Delmar HMA Class to be held Sunday 6/11/2017 9:00 am at Buckhorn Fire Co. There will be a $10.00 fee payable to Buckhorn Fire Dept.
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Haz Mat Operations Refresher06/11/201706/11/2017Location: Buckhorn Fire Company, 19 Firehall Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

This class is the annual core refresher training for those students who have taken a Haz Mat Ops level 472 Course. This class provides hands on opportunities to exhibit practical skills learned in the program. Pre-requisities: Haz Mat Operations Class Class to be held Sunday 6/11/17 at Buckhorn Fire Co. A $15.00 fee will be payable to Buckhorn Fire Dept.
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