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

Personnel must be trained to the level of basic firefighter as specified in Title 25 of OCGA

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
08/24/2019 08/24/2019 Commerce Fire Dept./Commerce Highschool 02:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. FFAT19566 Register
09/07/2019 09/07/2019 Fort Oglethorpe Fire Training Facility 02:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. FFAT19593 Register
10/19/2019 10/19/2019 McDuffie County Emergency Services HQ 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. FFAT19670 Register
04/16/2020 04/16/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
05/26/2020 05/26/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
09/04/2020 09/04/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
11/14/2020 11/14/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon