This introductory course for new fire service personnel acquaints participants with the basics of fireground duties. Discussions address fire service history, organization, fireground safety, and fire behavior. We will discuss and demonstrate basic hose practices, ground ladder practices, ventilation techniques and introduce proper procedures for using self-contained breathing apparatus and fire service hand tools. Practical evolutions designed to reinforce participants' skills are included. This class will meet all the prerequisites to participate in live-fire training evolutions.

Host: Maryville Fire Department 101 North Vine Street Maryville MO

Contact: Angie Jones at 660-582-9596 or

Sessions:  Beginning April 16  thru May 16, 2024 every Tue/Thur 18:00-22:00 Live Burn 08:00-17:00 June 15, 2024

Partners: Missouri Division of Fire Safety
Funding provided by the Division of Fire Safety (DFS) and the Missouri Fire Safety Education / Advisory Commission. State Funding sources include the DFS General Revenue (GR) Fire Training Fund and Fire
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