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Robert E. Rumens
16th ANNUAL HAMPTON ROADS MARINE
FIREFIGHTING SYMPOSIUM

May 12-17, 2008 Monday - Saturday
Norfolk Fire Training Center
0700 - 1700 hours
Norfolk, VA

$200 In-State Students / $300 Out-of-State

SPONSORED BY:

Virginia Port Authority / MIRT Ft. Eustis Fire Department
Virginia Department of Fire Programs Maritime Administration
Virginia Maritime Association Norfolk Fire Rescue
U.S. Coast Guard, Sector Hampton Roads  
U.S. Navy Fleet Training Center Fire School, Norfolk, VA.
U.S. Navy Fleet Training Center Fire School, Norfolk, VA.

Military Sealift Command

Tri-State maritime Safety Association

This course is designed to familiarize land-base firefighters and Maritime personnel on procedures necessary to handle a marine incident within a port or waterway. This course meets NFPA 1405 standards.

COURSE TOPICS

Vessel Construction
Live Burn Evolutions
Vessel Safety Waterborne Exercise
Firefighting Tactics Practical Work Stations
Incident Command Procedures Vessel Tours
Vessel and Terminal Operations Review of Past Incidents
Vessel Firefighting Systems Contingency Planning
Legal Issues WMD/Hazmat Incidents

PREREQUISITES

All students should have completed IS 100 and IS 200. The courses can be complete online at http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/IS/crslist.asp

Students should be good physical condition. The course will require participating in live burn evolutions, on-site tours of large ocean going vessels, climbing of steep ladders and gangways, working in enclosed spaces and participating in a live exercise while underway on a vessel upon open waters.

Most evolutions will require full turnout gear and SCBA and a Type III PFD.

REGISTER: Complete the attached Registration Form

Download as Word Document

Download as Adobe PDF

DEADLINE: April 21, 2008
REGISTRATION FORM: Will be available shortly

EMAIL: [email protected] for further information

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