Fire and rescue
Flashovers are some of the most dangerous situations for firefighters. At FRTI, firefighters are taught to recognize the signs and symptoms of rollovers and flashovers and to avoid backdrafts.
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Event date: Jan. 28, 2021
Event time: | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hours: 8 | Prerequisites: Yes | Host requirements: NoneChief officers first-arriving on expanding single- and multi-family residential structure fires are faced with many challenges and often fewer resources than needed for full incident mitigation. ...
Event date: Feb. 2, 2021 - Feb. 3, 2021
West Plains, MO
Hours: 8 | Prerequisites: None | Host requirements: None | CEU: YesThis class will give you information on what you can do and what hazards to look for when you are the first on the scene of a trench collapse rescue. But most of all, how to be ...
Event date: Feb. 9, 2021
Event time: | 8:00 am - 12:15 pm
Hours: 4 | Prerequisites: Yes | Host requirements: None | CEUs: YesThis course is intended to teach emergency responders how to perform initial site characterization and air monitoring tasks on emergency scenes. This is a common task for fire ...
Event date: Feb. 11, 2021 - Feb. 12, 2021
Hours: 16 | Prerequisites: Yes | Host requirements: None | NFA: YesThis course provides the supervisor with the knowledge and skills to perform successfully in the fire and Emergency Medical Services environments. The course addresses ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, May 14, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kevin D. Zumwalt, director of the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI), will retire this August.“After a distinguished career, Kevin Zumwalt leaves us with the legacy of a safer Missouri and a ...
- Published: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020
Director Kevin D. Zumwalt of the University of Missouri’s Fire & Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) has announced the appointment of a new Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) Specialist for the Institute, Mr. Michael Lloyd of York, Nebraska. The ...
- Published: Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
MFA Incorporated representatives Craig Childs and Pam Hiller present checks to MU FRTI Director Kevin Zumwalt and staff.The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) in partnership with MFA Incorporated and CoBank, recently ...
- Published: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Region C Training Coordinator: Aaron Bockhorst of Union, Missouri.Director Kevin D. Zumwalt of the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Regional Training Coordinator for ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2021
As the fiscal year began on July 1, 2019, the future looked great for fire service training in the state. Funding levels looked to increase to allow more training opportunities for first responders throughout Missouri, which in turn would provide for ...
Publication date: May 1, 2020
Ballard Local Government SeriesAcknowledgmentsThe purpose of this manual is to help fire protection district officials understand and comply with the state’s requirements. It is, first and foremost, the work of the late John Ballard. This edition ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2020
As the fiscal year began, faculty and staff of the Institute felt this year was going to be a great year for the fire service in the state. Funding levels were forecasted to increase which would allow more training opportunities for first responders ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2019
IFSTA offers high-quality teaching materials in all-inclusive kits and the ability to easily customize the curriculum at any time — all at an affordable price.This Instructor Resource Kit (IRK) provides easy storage and all the instructional ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2019
The Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 6th Edition Curriculum builds upon the excellence of IFSTA instructional materials. Instructors know they can count on IFSTA to provide accurate, customizable, and complete curriculum. IFSTA’s ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2019
Save up to 10% when you buy this package containing:Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 6th Edition ManualFire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 6th Edition Exam PrepPublisher: Fire Protection Publications, International Fire Service ...
Fire Service Science
Nov. 19, 2020 - Feb. 1, 2021
Before enrolling in this course, please secure accss to the following textbooks: Brannigan, F. L., & Corbett, G. P. (2015). Building construction for the fire service. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Gann, R. G., & Friedman, R. (2015). Principles ...
Nurses in the Trenches with First Responders
March 4, 2021 - March 6, 2021
Nurses in the Trenches with First Responders First responders such as police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians perform very different jobs, but their work interfaces with the work of licensed nurses in emergency ...
Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident Response Awareness
Dec. 1, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021
This Awareness course is the first level of first responder certification. A first responder must be properly trained and mentally prepared when called upon to respond to a hazardous material or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incident. This course ...
EMT Entrance Exam
Complete the EMS Education Application FIRST before. If accepted, you will receive an email with further instructions and a discount code for this exam This EMT entrance exam will test your abilities in 4 areas. Testing areas include math, medical ...
EMS Education Application
The application process is the first step towards achieving emergency services education. This course will guide you through the EMS Education Institute application process. You must apply to and be accepted by the EMS Education Institute before ...
CEU Immunization Webinar Series 2 (FY21)
Aug. 19, 2020 - July 1, 2021
Immunization Webinar Series 2The purpose of this series of five (5) webinars is to update the knowledge base regarding immunization practices and vaccine recommendations based on national guidelines and the latest evidence to guide practice. ...
The MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute, recognized by the State Emergency Management Agency as a training provider for NIMS ICS, created this matrix to show training needed to comply with the NIMS Integration Center 2016 guidance document.
This document details characteristics of Missouri fire departments based on a statewide survey of Missouri fire services conducted in 2003.
This document reports on a 2017 statewide survey of the current and unaddressed training needs of Missouri’s fire service.
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