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Classes for GFD - PRI Fire Rescue Weekend March 4 & 5, 2017
Handling Ag Emergencies
CEH’s: 4 EMS (Optional)     Class Limit: 20
Days: Sat & Sun (12 hours)
Course: #HAG0304-05
Equipment and Gear Required:  Personal
Protective Equipment and eye protection is
required for the hands-on portion of this class.
Course Description: This 2 day course will use
a combination of lecture and hands-on
applications to provide students with the
knowledge and practical skills required to
extricate victims from PTO’s, Combine Corn
heads, augers and will also explain the
dangers of Grain Bins and practice techniques
to extricate victims from grain bins.
Instructors: PRI Staff
Technical  Rope Rescue
CEH’s: 4 EMS (Optional)     Class Limit: 20
Days: Sat & Sun (12 hours)
Course: #TER0304-05
Equipment and Gear Required:  Will need
helmets, leather gloves, safety glasses and
footwear that will provide ankle support.
Course Description: This 2 day course will use
a combination of lecture and hands-on
applications to provide students with the
knowledge and practical skills required to
identify ropes and knots, tie knots for rescue
applications, utilize pulleys and systems for
the application of low and high angle rescue,
understand the use of block and tackle
systems for performing victim recues and
patient packaging.
Instructors: PRI Staff
Rural Residential Fire Attack
CEH’s: 4 EMS (Optional)     Class Limit:
20
Days: Sat & Sun (12 hours)
Course: #RFIRE0304-05
Equipment and Gear Required:  Full
Structural Fire Fighting Personal
Protective Equipment/ SCBA
Course Description: This 2 day course
will use a combination of lecture and
hands-on applications to provide
students with the knowledge and
practical skills on the principals of
rural residential fire attack.  The
classroom portion will explain
methods and fireground tactics
considering limit fire personnel and
water availability combined with
hands-on application of fire attacks
using direct, indirect, combination
and the transition attack.  This class
will utilize the FSTB Burn Simulator
for the practical part of the class.
Instructors: PRI Staff
Saturday Class (2 part Class)

THE ART OF READING BUILDING BEFORE THE
ART OF READING SMOKE (Fire)
CEHs:  :  None     Class Limit:  30
SAT. AM  (3 hour class)
Course #: Sat.  ARBSA0304
Equipment/Gear Required:  None
Course Description: It be great if, when you arrived 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? This
class is designed to provide detailed training and
exercise to improve the effectiveness of first-arriving
officers and firefighters. The class will also provide
you with an excellent opportunity to enhance your
decision-making skills.
Instructors: PRI Staff





READING SMOKE
CEHs:  :  None     Class Limit:  30
SAT PM  (3 hour class)
Course #: Sat.  ARSSA0304
Equipment/Gear Required:  None
Course Description: This Course is designed to teach
students how to predict the path of the fire based on
the observed smoke conditions. The smoke conditions
demonstrated include color, velocity, pressure,
volume and how each of these relates to specific fire
conditions. With the basics established, the class then
uses a case study method to review multi-media
videos and pictures to present sights and sounds from
actual fires. The students will be able to apply lessons
learned in class and confidently predict the movement
of the fire based on what the smoke is showing.
Segments of the class will highlight the evolving
scene dynamics of the fireground and the need for the
continual size-up process.
Instructors: PRI Staff
Sunday Class (2 part Class)

ADVANCE VENTILATION “MAKE IT A PRIORITY” (Fire)
CEHs: None    Class Limit:  30
Sun. AM  (3 hour class)
Course #: Sun. AVVSU0305
Equipment/Gear Required: Full protective clothing, S.C.B.A.
and spare cylinder.
Course Description: This course will discuss ventilation
techniques used in the fire service. Positive Pressure Attack
(PPA) takes Positive Pressure Ventilation a step further to
achieve effective ventilation during fire attack. It is another
tactic that, properly used, can make life better for firefighters
and those we are sworn to protect. As with any fire ground
operations, PPA requires training and education to be
performed safely and effectively. Hands-on evolutions will
include the use of a NEW ROOF VENTILATION Prop.
Instructors: Fire Service Training Bureau, PRI Staff


Forcible Entry  
CEHs: None    Class Limit:  30
Sun. PM
(3 hour class)
Course #: Sun. FESU0305
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 including
SCBA, Fire Helmet, Safety Glasses, Boots, Leather gloves.
Instructors: PRI Staff
All Classes are two day classes.  The 3 hour mini classes will be presented as Saturday
and Sunday for the four classes.  The cost will be $85.00 for each 2 day class.  The Mini
classes will be 4 for the one $85.00 price.