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

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
09/10/2022 09/10/2022 Tift County DPS 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. FFAT22609 Register
09/28/2022 09/28/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA22675 Register
10/22/2022 10/22/2022 Gray Fire Department 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. FFAT22724 Register
12/31/2022 12/31/2022 Baldwin County Fire Department 12:00 p.m. to 08:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
01/17/2023 01/17/2023 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
04/11/2023 04/11/2023 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
08/31/2023 08/31/2023 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
12/19/2023 12/19/2023 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon