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Heat Warning

Heat Safety Tips NEVER leave children or pets in a parked car. Find activities indoors for you and your family during the peak hours of the day. If you must perform work or activities outside, do so in the early morning or late evening hours, if possible. Use...

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Winter Fire Safety

Winter Fire Safety

Home fires occur more in winter than in any other season.  As you stay cozy and warm this winter season, be fire smart! For more information on how to prevent winter fires, visit www.usfa.fema.gov/winter/ and www.nfpa.org/winter/...

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Leadership Series I, II & III

Leadership Series I, II & III

Leadership I consists of practical training for fire service leadership and supervision. This course also includes decision-making, problem solving, and running a meeting.

Leadership II consists of a continuation of Leadership I and includes practical training for fire service leadership and supervision, as well as managing multiple roles, creativity, power and ethics.

Leadership III consists of a continuation of Leadership II. This course includes practical training for fire service leadership and supervision, as well as learning situational leadership, delegation, coaching and discipline.

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Live Fire Instructor

Live Fire Instructor

The Live Fire Instructor Credential Program is a unique blend of distance learning and intense 3-day hands on academy focusing on the responsibilities of instructors charged with the important safety duties of a live fire instructor.

This course is based on the NFPA 1403 Standard on Live Fire Training for its content and references Live Fire Instructor Principles and Practices by Jones & Bartlett as its text. Students will complete an extensive online course prior to the hands on portion and will challenge a series of written and practical examinations to earn this 3 year credential.

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