Engine Company Operations - ECOP
Class Date(s) Monday, May 1 2023 7:00PM-10:00PM  
Wednesday, May 3 2023 7:00PM-10:00PM  
Sunday, May 7 2023 8:00AM-4:30PM  
Class# 23FS91061  

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Description: This course provides instruction in the duties and responsibilities of an engine company. Topics covered are positioning of apparatus, use of attack and back-up lines, search and rescue, and water supply. This course will discuss fire behavior and spread in structures, methods of calculating needed fire flow as well as organizing and equipping an engine company. Classroom lecture is followed by a series of "hands on" "live fire" drills involving various engine company evolutions. Students may be asked to provide apparatus for the practical portion. 

Training Audience: Interior qualified firefighters wishing to add to their basic training knowledge and skills.

Prerequisite(s): Interior firefighting and Firefighter I certification.

Course Length: 16-hours

Certification: Pennsylvania State Fire Academy certificate will be issued after successful completion of this course.

Textbook: None

Equipment Needs: Pen / pencil, note-taking material. Full Turnout Gear - including SCBA and spare cylinder.

Pennsylvania Department of Health Continuing Education Hours: None

Course Contact: Matt Fink, Fire Training Officer, office: (610) 344-5017 or via email at jfink@chesco.org.


Price $150.00
  Class is Full
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Class Location
Academic Bldg. #126 / Classroom
Public Safety Training Campus , 137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA   19320
(610) 344-4100