The school will be held the weekend of March 10 - 12, 2023 on the Western Iowa Tech Community College campus, 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa.

OUR OBJECTIVE is to provide quality fire training at a reasonable cost. To insure quality, the school features instructors widely recognized for expertise in their area of instruction. Each class has a size limit, so register early.

Friday Evening - 3 Hour

New Training Officer

The training officer plays an integral part in the success and safety of everyone in the department. This course will be a discussion type format on the roles and responsibilities of the training officer. Topics covered include: Laws, standards, SOPs and how a training officer can improve their training program. This course will be helpful to all new chiefs and training officers. Enter Entrance #11
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Saturday Morning - 3 Hour

Electrical Hazards

This program is intended for those that may find themselves responding to emergencies involving powerlines and electrical distribution systems. It will provide a basic understanding of how electrical systems work and the devices used to keep the power flowing. It will cover what to do in the event an emergency scene involves the lines. Not knowing what to do can result in a tragedy. Open discussion and scenarios will be used to apply the knowledge as well as a “live” demonstration of the power of electricity.
Instructor: Job Training and Safety Instructor from the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

New Vehicle Technology - $

This program is a dynamic learning experience highlighting information on new technology found in today’s vehicles. This program is designed for all emergency responders since new technology impacts the response to many different situations, from vehicle lockouts to vehicle fires to motor vehicle crashes. Emergency personnel will be educated on the unique dangers surrounding these Hybrid and EV vehicles and how to minimize the risk to both themselves and victims. From an in-depth look at the technology in response procedures, this training covers everything needed to operate safely and effectively around these electric vehicles.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Stop the Bleed

This three hour class repeated both days, teaches civilians and first responders to save lives by teaching how to stop uncontrolled bleeding in emergency situations. Crush injuries and the use of tourniquets will be included. Due to many situations, there may be a delay between the time of injury and the time a medical first responder is on the scene. Without intervention in these circumstances, preventable deaths will occur.
Instructor: Heather Sneller, Sioux City Fire Rescue

Thermal Imaging and Building Structure

This course will cover the classes of fire, the fire tetrahedron, and the stages of fire. These topics will be taught interactively with the class members. Basics of thermal imaging will also be covered and participants will have a chance to use thermal imagers in small drills in the classroom.
Instructor: Rich Andersen, Sioux City Fire Rescue Training Officer

Saturday Afternoon - 3 Hour

Fire Scene Rehab

Stress-related problems account for the leading cause of injuries and deaths to firefighters. After completing this course, the firefighter should have a greater awareness of NFPA 1584 and how these risks can be reduced through the implementation of proper firefighter rehabilitation procedures. These should be used both at actual incidents and during prolonged practical training exercises. The firefighter will also understand basic strategies for implementing and improving emergency incident rehabilitation operations. Class limit 20.
Instructor: Rich Andersen, Sioux City Fire Rescue Training Officer

Human Trafficking for First Responders

First responders are essential in expanding the local fight against sex and labor trafficking. Human trafficking occurs in all 50 states and it is imperative to know the signs and what to look for. This course will provide an overview of human trafficking, information on how to recognize human trafficking, as well as how to identify potential victims and/ or traffickers. This class will also discuss how to respond to potential human trafficking situations and the proper way to report suspicious activity.
Instructor: Detective Nikki Lasater, Omaha Police Department Special Operations Vice Squad / FBI Child Exploitation Human Trafficking Task Force Officer

New Vehicle Technology - $

This program is a dynamic learning experience highlighting information on new technology found in today’s vehicles. This program is designed for all emergency responders since new technology impacts the response to many different situations, from vehicle lockouts to vehicle fires to motor vehicle crashes. Emergency personnel will be educated on the unique dangers surrounding these Hybrid and EV vehicles and how to minimize the risk to both themselves and victims. From an in-depth look at the technology in response procedures, this training covers everything needed to operate safely and effectively around these electric vehicles.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Saturday - 6 Hour

Agriculture Grain Bin Rescue - $

This one-day (6-hour) course is designed to increase the success of grain bin rescues. Participants will gain knowledge of the proper procedures and equipment needed by working in a grain bin simulator. They will discuss patient assessment and care and use technical rescue equipment, such as ropes, harnesses, carabiners, mechanical-advantage systems, anchorage points, cofferdams, breathing apparatus, and tripods to actually pull people out of grain and through the roof of a bin, just like in a real rescue situation. They will also experience first-hand an actual engulfment and the pressures involved on their body. Equipment required: hardhat, gloves, eye protection and boots. This class will meet at WITCC, then move to the Sioux City Fire Training Center. Class limit 25.
Instructors: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Art of Reading Buildings Before Reading Smoke - $

This 6 hr. class is designed to provide detailed training and exercise to improve the effectiveness of first-arriving officers and firefighters with a simple four step method at residential and commercial buildings. The class will also provide you with an excellent opportunity to enhance your decision-making skills in determining the primary factors of strength, weakness, collapse hazards, new construction features, and evaluating the fire behavior effects on building structures. Wouldn’t it be great, when you arrive on the scene of a structure fire, to be able to know how much fire you have, the layout of building, and where to draw your line-in the sand to contain the fire? Class limit 25.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Charleston Nine

This course is an in-depth case study review of the Charleston, South Carolina Sofa Super Store fire that resulted in the loss of nine firefighters. We will discuss the building where the fire occurred, contributing factors, and lessons learned from this tragic event. Participants will listen to actual fireground audio and review photos from the scene. To conclude, we will discuss the things we can take away from this event to improve our performance and continue to honor the Charleston 9.
Instructor: Lance Routson Deputy Chief-Operations Altoona Fire Dept.

Communication Tower Rescue (Hands On) $

This course will use three training tower props for field operations to include a new communication tower to practice rescue from each. Students will be trained in preplanning and size-up of rope rescue operations; knots, hitches and anchor systems; belay operations; ascending and descending; raising and lowering systems; and patient packaging and litter attending. This course will also cover advanced problem solving. Technician skills in; team management, rope rescue physics, load factors, critical angles, constructing multi-point anchor systems, negotiating obstacles, offsets, constructing artificial high directional anchors, constructing high line rope systems and attendant litter systems will be explored and intensely practiced. Safety of the rescuer, rescue team, patient and bystanders will be stressed at all times. The content will meet NFPA 1006 and NFPA 1670 requirements for technician level. Required Equipment: Students in this class must bring a helmet (rescue style preferred), clean, tight fitting leather gloves (no firefighting gloves), boots with ankle support and non-slip soles, and coveralls.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Engine Company Operations - $

In this six-hour class, students will participate in hands-on training focused around engine company operations. Students will review nozzle mechanics, hoseline techniques, and hoseline movements with both 1 3/4” and 2 ½” attack lines. Students will approach training with a from the truck to the fire mentality by first discussing hoseline loads and deployment methods for the attack hoseline. Students will review hoseline deployment tactics including lines over ladders, the soft standpipe, vertical standpipe and Leader Line or Apartment lay. Students will train on advancing lines upstairs as well as basement fire tactics and advancements. Full protective clothing (turnout gear-no SCBA). Class will meet at WITCC then move to the Sergeant Bluff Fire Department. Class limit 25.
Instructor: Ty Wheeler, Rogue Training Consulting

Ethanol Emergency Response

The Ethanol Emergency Response Safety training is designed for individuals who respond to ethanol-related emergencies, as well as those who work at fixed-facilities and transport fuel. It focuses on numerous important areas of ethanol safety, including an introduction to ethanol and ethanol-blended fuels, chemical and physical characteristics of ethanol and hydrocarbon fuels, transportation and transfer, storage and dispensing locations, firefighting foam principles, general health and safety considerations and storage and pre-planning considerations. CEUs and/or Course Certificate: Certificates of Participation are awarded to all attendees at the completion of the training.
Instructor: Transcaer and Amber Denman-Weathers CG Industries

Fireground Support - Forcible Entry - $

How does a firefighter gain entry into a secured building? Getting inside to stop a potential fire or to rescue a potential victim can be time consuming, hazardous, and difficult. The instructor conducting forcible entry training must teach the various methods employed to gain entry into a building through doors, windows, walls, and by forcing locks. This training must emphasize safety, speed, and the need to minimize property damage. The difference between success or failure during a fire suppression operation or rescue may depend on the ability of the firefighter to breach a barrier quickly, efficiently, and safely. This course will provide the students the opportunity to practice with realistic props for hands-on practice. Equipment Requirements: Full Turnout Clothing, Fire Helmet, Safety Glasses, Boots, Leather gloves. Objectives: shall correctly identify various types of doors and their construction materials; shall correctly demonstrate the proper steps necessary to correctly force entry through each type of door; shall correctly identify the hazards and safety procedures associated with forcing entry through various doors; shall correctly identify and demonstrate the characteristics of each door type; shall correctly describe and demonstrate the techniques for safely and correctly forcing each type of door.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Intro to High Angle Rope Rescue - $

This course provides information and skills necessary to perform rescues utilizing ropes. Topics include size-up and scene management, knots, equipment, anchors, ascending/ descending techniques, and mechanical advantages. Students will participate in rescue evolutions under supervision of the instructors. Equipment/Gear Required: Helmets, Leather Work gloves, Footwear with good ankle support. Class limit 20.
Instructors: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Interior Fire Attack - $

Participants in this one-day (6-hour) class will gain information and practice the skills required to enter structures at ground level. The basic principles of firefighter safety, fire behavior, thermal layering, ventilation, stages of fire and fire streams will be reviewed in the classroom. Students will put their knowledge to use in the Fire Service Training Bureau’s two-story Mobile Fire Training Trailer. This training unit will simulate conditions encountered in actual interior structure fires. During the evolutions the student will be able to practice SCBA usage, hose handling skills, communications, and fire attacks simulating ground level, basement fires, and above ground fires. Accountability and incident command principles will be used during the training evolutions. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge and experience in the areas of safety, fire behavior, ventilation, fire hose appliances, and fire streams. Full protective clothing (turnout gear) with SCBA required. Class limit 25.
Instructor: Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau Field Staff (FSTB)

MOBAT-SCBA - $

The classroom opportunity covers the needs and usage of the SCBA along with concerns and review of the operational components. This will be a short overview! Prior knowledge of the SCBA is strongly encouraged. The MOBAT confidence trainer is designed to provide realistic conditions for SCBA confined space training for structural firefighting crews. The 53’ trailer with three tiers. The first two tiers are completely reconfigurable with removable floor and obstacle wall panels to allow unlimited maze options. From the second tier, six removable panels access the open third tier which can be used independently for search and rescue training. A smoke generator fills the trailer to zero visibility in about 45 seconds. From the control room, trainers can activate smoke, sounds and light (strobe, CD player and horn) to simulate the confusion and noise inside a collapsed or smoke-engulfed building. Full PPE and SCBA required, sharing of SCBA is not recommended because of the time allowed, spare cylinder is also recommended.
Instructor: Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau Field Staff (FSTB)

Pump Operations - Static Operations - $

This course is designed to develop firefighters understanding of mechanical principles of fire pumps and their controls, principles of water and water systems, intake and discharge hydraulics, fire stream production, care and maintenance of pumper apparatus, and troubleshooting. Students will practice producing effective fire streams from drafting from static sources. Students will also practice determining pump discharge pressures for hydraulic situations that range from single line problems to multiple-line relay operations to provide a solid understanding of fire ground hydraulics and practical solutions to apply these concepts to their department.
Instructors: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Vehicle Rescue - Basic Applications - $

Auto accidents are the leading cause of accidental injury and death, and are some of the most common rescues that are responded to. This one-day (6-hour) course concentrates on efficient and effective use of extrication tools. Participants in this course will also learn the techniques needed to safely size-up and mitigate an emergency involving an automobile type vehicle. Topics include the proper procedures for vehicle stabilization, patient assessment, disentanglement, and removal. This course will give the participants hands-on experience with various types of rescue tools. Class limit 25. Turnout gear only, no SCBA needed. Must include proper eye protection.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Sunday Morning - 3 Hour

Electrical Hazards

This program is intended for those that may find themselves responding to emergencies involving powerlines and electrical distribution systems. It will provide a basic understanding of how electrical systems work and the devices used to keep the power flowing. It will cover what to do in the event an emergency scene involves the lines. Not knowing what to do can result in a tragedy. Open discussion and scenarios will be used to apply the knowledge as well as a “live” demonstration of the power of electricity.
Instructor: Job Training and Safety Instructor from the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Human Trafficking for First Responders

First responders are essential in expanding the local fight against sex and labor trafficking. Human trafficking occurs in all 50 states and it is imperative to know the signs and what to look for. This course will provide an overview of human trafficking, information on how to recognize human trafficking, as well as how to identify potential victims and/ or traffickers. This class will also discuss how to respond to potential human trafficking situations and the proper way to report suspicious activity.
Instructor: Detective Nikki Lasater, Omaha Police Department Special Operations Vice Squad / FBI Child Exploitation Human Trafficking Task Force Officer

New Vehicle Technology - $

This program is a dynamic learning experience highlighting information on new technology found in today’s vehicles. This program is designed for all emergency responders since new technology impacts the response to many different situations, from vehicle lockouts to vehicle fires to motor vehicle crashes. Emergency personnel will be educated on the unique dangers surrounding these Hybrid and EV vehicles and how to minimize the risk to both themselves and victims. From an in-depth look at the technology in response procedures, this training covers everything needed to operate safely and effectively around these electric vehicles.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Thermal Imaging and Building Structure

This course will cover the classes of fire, the fire tetrahedron, and the stages of fire. These topics will be taught interactively with the class members. Basics of thermal imaging will also be covered and participants will have a chance to use thermal imagers in small drills in the classroom. Instructor: Rich Andersen, Sioux City Fire Rescue Training Officer

Sunday Afternoon - 3 Hour

Fire Scene Rehab

Stress-related problems account for the leading cause of injuries and deaths to firefighters. After completing this course, the firefighter should have a greater awareness of NFPA 1584 and how these risks can be reduced through the implementation of proper firefighter rehabilitation procedures. These should be used both at actual incidents and during prolonged practical training exercises. The firefighter will also understand basic strategies for implementing and improving emergency incident rehabilitation operations. Class limit 20.
Instructor: Rich Andersen, Sioux City Fire Rescue Training Officer

New Vehicle Technology - $

This program is a dynamic learning experience highlighting information on new technology found in today’s vehicles. This program is designed for all emergency responders since new technology impacts the response to many different situations, from vehicle lockouts to vehicle fires to motor vehicle crashes. Emergency personnel will be educated on the unique dangers surrounding these Hybrid and EV vehicles and how to minimize the risk to both themselves and victims. From an in-depth look at the technology in response procedures, this training covers everything needed to operate safely and effectively around these electric vehicles.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Stop the Bleed

This three hour class repeated both days, teaches civilians and first responders to save lives by teaching how to stop uncontrolled bleeding in emergency situations. Crush injuries and the use of tourniquets will be included. Due to many situations, there may be a delay between the time of injury and the time a medical first responder is on the scene. Without intervention in these circumstances, preventable deaths will occur. Instructor: Heather Sneller, Sioux City Fire Rescue

Sunday - 6 Hour

Agriculture Grain Bin Rescue - $

This one-day (6-hour) course is designed to increase the success of grain bin rescues. Participants will gain knowledge of the proper procedures and equipment needed by working in a grain bin simulator. They will discuss patient assessment and care and use technical rescue equipment, such as ropes, harnesses, carabiners, mechanical-advantage systems, anchorage points, cofferdams, breathing apparatus, and tripods to actually pull people out of grain and through the roof of a bin, just like in a real rescue situation. They will also experience first-hand an actual engulfment and the pressures involved on their body. Equipment required: hardhat, gloves, eye protection and boots. This class will meet at WITCC, then move to the Sioux City Fire Training Center. Class limit 25.
Instructors: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Anhydrous Ammonia Tame the Tiger

Obtain knowledge to make risk-based response decisions involving an ammonia leak or incident, based on ammonia’s characteristics and an assessment of the event. Understand the potential release phases that can be encountered when dealing with an anhydrous ammonia release. Understand real life cloud modeling and weather impacts on ammonia releases and release phases. Knowledge to implement basic control and containment options for anhydrous ammonia. Training will begin with a class review of a customized guide card, including live release footage, for anhydrous ammonia which follows the sequence of a hazmat incident and provides specific reminders and information for anhydrous ammonia responses. That will be followed by short tabletop scenarios with team play, providing some fun and entertainment, but more importantly allowing for some practical application in dealing with ammonia in real life incidents. CEUs and/or Course Certificate: Certificate of Completion
Instructor: Transcaer and Amber Denman-Weathers CG Industries

Art of Reading Buildings Before Reading Smoke - $

This 6 hr. class is designed to provide detailed training and exercise to improve the effectiveness of first-arriving officers and firefighters with a simple four step method at residential and commercial buildings. The class will also provide you with an excellent opportunity to enhance your decision-making skills in determining the primary factors of strength, weakness, collapse hazards, new construction features, and evaluating the fire behavior effects on building structures. Wouldn’t it be great, when you arrive on the scene of a structure fire, to be able to know how much fire you have, the layout of building, and where to draw your line-in the sand to contain the fire? Class limit 25.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Communication Tower Rescue (Hands On) $

This course will use three training tower props for field operations to include a new communication tower to practice rescue from each. Students will be trained in preplanning and size-up of rope rescue operations; knots, hitches and anchor systems; belay operations; ascending and descending; raising and lowering systems; and patient packaging and litter attending. This course will also cover advanced problem solving. Technician skills in; team management, rope rescue physics, load factors, critical angles, constructing multi-point anchor systems, negotiating obstacles, offsets, constructing artificial high directional anchors, constructing high line rope systems and attendant litter systems will be explored and intensely practiced. Safety of the rescuer, rescue team, patient and bystanders will be stressed at all times. The content will meet NFPA 1006 and NFPA 1670 requirements for technician level. Required Equipment: Students in this class must bring a helmet (rescue style preferred), clean, tight fitting leather gloves (no firefighting gloves), boots with ankle support and non-slip soles, and coveralls.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Fireground Support - Forcible Entry - $

How does a firefighter gain entry into a secured building? Getting inside to stop a potential fire or to rescue a potential victim can be time consuming, hazardous, and difficult. The instructor conducting forcible entry training must teach the various methods employed to gain entry into a building through doors, windows, walls, and by forcing locks. This training must emphasize safety, speed, and the need to minimize property damage. The difference between success or failure during a fire suppression operation or rescue may depend on the ability of the firefighter to breach a barrier quickly, efficiently, and safely. This course will provide the students the opportunity to practice with realistic props for hands-on practice. Equipment Requirements: Full Turnout Clothing, Fire Helmet, Safety Glasses, Boots, Leather gloves. Objectives: shall correctly identify various types of doors and their construction materials; shall correctly demonstrate the proper steps necessary to correctly force entry through each type of door; shall correctly identify the hazards and safety procedures associated with forcing entry through various doors; shall correctly identify and demonstrate the characteristics of each door type; shall correctly describe and demonstrate the techniques for safely and correctly forcing each type of door.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

First Five Minutes

This class will focus on the first five minutes on the fireground from the company officer’s perspective. Topics to be discussed will include size-up, the 360-degree survey, incorporation of modern fire research, and review and selection of appropriate attack strategies. Specific class objectives include: reviewing the importance of the company officer role and its impact on the outcome of the incident, demonstration of proper execution of the brief initial report, introduction and discussion on the importance of the 360-degree survey, and discussion of offensive, defensive, transitional, and investigative fire attack modes. Class limit 25.
Instructor: Lance Routson, MPA, EFO, Deputy Chief- Operations, Altoona Fire Dept.

Intro to High Angle Rope Rescue - $

This course provides information and skills necessary to perform rescues utilizing ropes. Topics include size-up and scene management, knots, equipment, anchors, ascending/ descending techniques, and mechanical advantages. Students will participate in rescue evolutions under supervision of the instructors. Equipment/Gear Required: Helmets, Leather Work gloves, Footwear with good ankle support. Class limit 20.
Instructors: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Interior Fire Attack - $

Participants in this one-day (6-hour) class will gain information and practice the skills required to enter structures at ground level. The basic principles of firefighter safety, fire behavior, thermal layering, ventilation, stages of fire and fire streams will be reviewed in the classroom. Students will put their knowledge to use in the Fire Service Training Bureau’s two-story Mobile Fire Training Trailer. This training unit will simulate conditions encountered in actual interior structure fires. During the evolutions the student will be able to practice SCBA usage, hose handling skills, communications, and fire attacks simulating ground level, basement fires, and above ground fires. Accountability and incident command principles will be used during the training evolutions. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge and experience in the areas of safety, fire behavior, ventilation, fire hose appliances, and fire streams. Full protective clothing (turnout gear) with SCBA required. Class limit 25.
Instructor: Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau Field Staff (FSTB)

MOBAT-SCBA - $

The classroom opportunity covers the needs and usage of the SCBA along with concerns and review of the operational components. This will be a short overview! Prior knowledge of the SCBA is strongly encouraged. The MOBAT confidence trainer is designed to provide realistic conditions for SCBA confined space training for structural firefighting crews. The 53’ trailer with three tiers. The first two tiers are completely reconfigurable with removable floor and obstacle wall panels to allow unlimited maze options. From the second tier, six removable panels access the open third tier which can be used independently for search and rescue training. A smoke generator fills the trailer to zero visibility in about 45 seconds. From the control room, trainers can activate smoke, sounds and light (strobe, CD player and horn) to simulate the confusion and noise inside a collapsed or smoke-engulfed building. Full PPE and SCBA required, sharing of SCBA is not recommended because of the time allowed, spare cylinder is also recommended.
Instructor: Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau Field Staff (FSTB)

Pump Operations - Static Operations - $

This course is designed to develop firefighters understanding of mechanical principles of fire pumps and their controls, principles of water and water systems, intake and discharge hydraulics, fire stream production, care and maintenance of pumper apparatus, and troubleshooting. Students will practice producing effective fire streams from drafting from static sources. Students will also practice determining pump discharge pressures for hydraulic situations that range from single line problems to multiple-line relay operations to provide a solid understanding of fire ground hydraulics and practical solutions to apply these concepts to their department.
Instructors: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Vehicle Rescue - Basic Applications - $

Auto accidents are the leading cause of accidental injury and death, and are some of the most common rescues that are responded to. This one-day (6-hour) course concentrates on efficient and effective use of extrication tools. Participants in this course will also learn the techniques needed to safely size-up and mitigate an emergency involving an automobile type vehicle. Topics include the proper procedures for vehicle stabilization, patient assessment, disentanglement, and removal. This course will give the participants hands-on experience with various types of rescue tools. Class limit 25. Turnout gear only, no SCBA needed. Must include proper eye protection.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI)

Saturday & Sunday - 12

Hour Essentials of Fire Fighting

A two-day (12-hour) class covering the basics of fire fighting. It is an excellent course to enable new firefighters to become of immediate help to the department. Topics include firefighter safety, fire behavior, ventilation, SCBA’s, hose handling, ladders, forcible entry, and tactics. Class limit 100. Full protective clothing (turnout gear) and SCBA required.
Instructors: Assistant Chief Scott Meinecke, Sheldon Iowa Fire Department; Chief Bob Welte, Danbury Iowa Fire Department

Fire Investigation - Basic Origin and Cause

This course will provide instruction for first responders and specifically fire officers, who perform basic fire investigation responsibilities for their fire departments. Day one reviews the State Fire Marshal response policy, basic information that needs to be collected to create a firm foundation for the investigation and a review of fire dynamics as it relates to observable fire patterns. Day two will include instruction related to specific causes of fires including electrical and equipment failures, as well as, an in depth review of explosion causes, intentionally set fires and fire fatalities. Day two learning objectives will be supported with several case studies, which will include an arson/ homicide case presentation. Day one will be a review of the previous Fire Investigation course with new material on the second day. Both days must be completed to receive credit for the course.
Instructor: S/A John Ticer, State Fire Marshal’s Office

Vehicle Rescue - Advanced - $

This 12-hour class is for firefighters, rescue squad members, and EMT’s. This course will cover vehicle anatomy, scene assessment, hazard control, scene stabilization, patient assessment and care, disentanglement techniques and procedures, tool selection, and personal safety. Extrication techniques will be performed in a number of scenarios by the participants utilizing various hand, pneumatic and hydraulic tools. Turnout gear only, no SCBA needed. Must include proper eye protection. Class limit 25.
Instructor: Professional Rescue Innovations (PRI) $ Course funded by the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau Field Staff (FSTB)

 

$ Course funded by the Iowa Fire Service
Training Bureau Field Staff (FSTB)