Pressurized Container Fire Control

Course Hours: 8.0 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed for firefighters and officers who may be called upon to handle emergencies involving pressurized containers. This course presents lifesaving information about fires involving pressurized containers, and how to control or when not to control these fires. Topics include tactics, behavior of pressurized containers exposed to fire, physical properties of common substances stored under pressure and control of LP gas fires. Especially useful are the practical exercises involving LP gas fires in simulated pressure containers or piping.


Persons accepted in this course must be a member of a compliant fire department and fit the requirement defined in O.C.G.A. Title 25-4-2 (6).   

Special Notes

Students must provide positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus and full structural firefighter protective clothing to include boots, coat, pants, gloves, helmet and hood. All clothing and equipment must be in good condition and meet applicable NFPA standards. No shorts or sleeveless shirts may be worn.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
03/12/2022 03/12/2022 Scotland Volunteer Fire Department 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. FFAT22112 Register
03/30/2022 03/30/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA22135 Register
04/02/2022 04/02/2022 Sumter County Fire & Rescue 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. FFAT22136 Register
04/23/2022 04/23/2022 Shiloh Community VFD 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. FFAT22018 Register
05/21/2022 05/21/2022 Bulloch County EOC 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
06/01/2022 06/01/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
09/28/2022 09/28/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon