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.

Prerequisites

Meet the requirement of "firefighter" as defined in O.C.G.A. Title 25-4-2 (6).   

Who Should Attend

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
09/19/2020 09/19/2020 Trenton-Dade County Fire Department 04:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. FFAT20241 Register
09/26/2020 09/26/2020 Towns County Fire and Rescue 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. FFAT20506 Register
09/30/2020 09/30/2020 Coweta County Fire Department 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT20285 Register
10/03/2020 10/03/2020 City of Jesup Fire Department 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. FFAT20498 Register
10/10/2020 10/10/2020 Milan Volunteer Fire Department 01:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. FFAT20505 Register
10/17/2020 10/17/2020 City of Gray Fire Department 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT20542 Register
11/07/2020 11/07/2020 Chatham Emergency Services 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. FFAT20511 Register
11/14/2020 11/14/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA20523 Register
02/13/2021 02/13/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
04/14/2021 04/14/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
10/09/2021 10/09/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
11/10/2021 11/10/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon