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
01/09/2021 01/09/2021 Towns County Fire and Rescue 01:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. FFAT20506 Register
02/13/2021 02/13/2021 Coweta County Training Facility 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAT21034 Register
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
11/19/2021 11/19/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
03/30/2022 03/30/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 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