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Note This is a 'Priority Selection' course which is NOT first come first serve. The coordinator will make a selection and a letter will be sent to you stating whether or not you have been accepted.

Course ID: 291
Total Number of Course Hours: 6



Course Description:
This 1-day flashover recognition course introduces the warning signs of imminent flashover to firefighters conducting interior fire attack. The class begins with a 2-1/2-hour lecture on the characteristics of flashover followed by another two and a half hours of live fire evolutions inside the Swede flashover simulator and is limited to 24 students. This is a priority selection class. Applications must be received one month prior to start date of class for admission consideration. Prerequisite: Proof of completion of one of the following: Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Career Recruit Program, Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Call / Volunteer Firefighting Training Program, Structural Firefighting Practices or the student must be certified to Firefighter I. Students will be required to sign a safety guidelines and precaution document and are required to bring NFPA Compliant Protective Clothing consisting of helmet, hood, coat, gloves, and bunker gear. Advanced hydration is required.

2 Section(s) found for this course:

Section ID Section Status Section Location Section Starts Section Meets Fee Register
200-007-291-2017-FA-A SCHEDULED Hingham FD, 339 Main St -
Hingham, Plymouth County
08/15/2017 at 09:00 8/15 NONE Print Form
200-007-291-2017-FA-B SCHEDULED Saugus FD, 27 Hamilton St -
Saugus, Essex County
07/18/2017 at 09:00 7/18 NONE Print Form