SARATOGA COUNTY FIRE TRAINING
As the initial entry program for firefighting personnel, Firefighter I introduces firefighting concepts, practices and techniques necessary for success within the fire service.
Based on the Firefighter Level I objectives from NFPA Standard 1001, this course develops knowledge, skills and abilities based on performance criteria for the following topics: fire department organization, firefighter safety, fire behavior, personal protective equipment, self-contained breathing apparatus, fire extinguishers, building searches, forcible entry, ground ladders, ventilation, hose practices, fire streams, and loss control. The course consists of performance criteria in: incident command, building construction, ropes/knots, rescue procedures, forcible entry applications, ventilation practices, fire extinguisher applications, suppression of structural fires, tactics, vehicle suppression, water supply, loss control, fire cause determination, fire department communications, fire suppression systems, hazardous materials, weapons of mass destruction, confined space safety and fire prevention practices.
Location: Maple Ave Fire Station
Instructor: P.J Champagne
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm weeknights
4 hour sessions.
Sat./ Sun. Sessions (x2) 8 am – 4 pm (+/- depending on units)
Dates: September 9, 10, 12, 16, 21×2, 23, 24, 26, 28×2
October 3, 5, 7, 8, 20×2, 22, 27×2, 29
November 3, 5, 7, 12, 14, 18, 23×2,
December 2, 7×2, 2013
TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE, PERSONNEL ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A “TRAINING AUTHORIZATION LETTER” FROM YOUR CHIEF. IT CAN BE PRINTED OFF THE COUNTY WEB SITE www.saratogacofire.com
Pre-register by calling Ed Tremblay @ 884-4702 and leave name, phone number and agency affiliation or e-mail registration information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed Tremblay, Fire Coordinator
Deputy Director, O.E.S.