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McDowell Fire, Rescue and EMS College

 

 

GET READY FOR THE LARGEST FIRE, RESCUE, AND EMS COLLEGE IN NORTH CAROLINA!

2019 MCDOWELL FIRE, RESCUE, AND EMS COLLEGE

 

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March 14-17, 2019

Mark your calendars!!!

 

 

UPDATES AND CHANGES TO FIRE SCHOOL CLASSES
 
  1. Class #24-Twelve Lead Foundations will operate on Saturday only from 9am-5pm.
 
 
 
 
2019 Fire Rescue and EMS Classes
COURSE # CLASS NAME DAYS AND TIMES TOTAL HOURS STATUS: OPEN OR CLOSED
  Firefighter/Rescue Skills      
1 Advanced (Type 1) Wildland Firefighter (S-131) Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CLOSED
2 Air Medicine Today Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 OPEN
3 ATV's in the Fire/Rescue Service Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 15 OPEN
4 Basic Self Defense for First Responders Friday 6PM-10PM 4 OPEN
5 Advanced Self Defense for First Responders Saturday 9AM-5PM 7 OPEN
6 Basic Engine Company Operations for the FF Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 15 CLOSED
7 Chaplaincy for Emergency Responders NEW Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM 12 CLOSED
8 Disaster Response Training Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 19 CANCELLED
9 Domestic Threats for First Responders Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 15 OPEN
10 Explosives, Bombs, and Booby Traps Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CLOSED
11 Fire Scene Digital Photography Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 OPEN
12 Helicopters and UAV's in Search and Rescue UPDATED Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CANCELLED
13 High Impact Weather 101 Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM 11 OPEN
14 Introduction to Firefighting Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 OPEN
15 Leadership I: Strategies for Company Success (Non FPA Cert) Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CANCELLED
16 Leadership II: Strategies for Company Personnel (Non FPA Cert) Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CANCELLED
17 Leadership III: Strategies for Supervisory Success (Non FPA Cert) Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 CANCELLED
18 Rock Climbing Rescue for Emergency Services Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 CLOSED
19 The North Carolina Rating System Combined Class NEW Friday 6PM-9PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 16 CLOSED
  Driver Operator Classes      
20 Emergency Vehicle Driver D/O  Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 20 CLOSED
21 Pumps-Introduction D/O  Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 15 OPEN
22 Pumps-Basic D/O  Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 20 CLOSED
23 Pumps-Hydraulics D/O  Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 15 OPEN
  EMS      
24 12 Lead Foundations-A Comprehensive Review UPDATED Saturday 9AM-5PM only 7 OPEN
25 ACLS-EP,PALS, ITLS Recertification Combo Class Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24 OPEN
26 EMT/MR Continuing Education/EMS Transition Class Friday 1PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 24 OPEN
27 Mass Casualty, Are You Prepared? NEW Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM 12 CANCELLED
28 MCI Madness for Junior Members Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 8AM-5PM 12 OPEN
  Firefighter Certification Classes      
29 Alarms & Communications Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 OPEN
30 Building Construction Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 OPEN
31 Fire Hose, Streams, and Appliances Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 19 CLOSED
32 #33 Fire Behavior FFI & II and #34 Portable Extinguishers Combo Class Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20
OPEN
#33 CLOSED
35 Fire Control Thurs-Sunday 8AM-6PM 36 CLOSED
36 Fire & Life Safety Preparedness Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 OPEN
37 Forcible Entry Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 14 OPEN
38 Haz-Mat Level I Responder Thurs-Saturday 8AM-7PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 38 CLOSED
39 Health & Wellness Saturday 9AM-6PM 8 OPEN
40 Ladders Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 CANCELLED
41 Loss Control Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 OPEN
42 Mayday NEW Friday 8AM-5PM 8 CLOSED
43 Orientation & Safety Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 16 OPEN
44 Personal Protective Equipment Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20 OPEN
45 Rescue Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20 OPEN
46 Ropes Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 OPEN
47 Safety & Survival Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 16 CANCELLED
48 Sprinklers Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 17 OPEN
49 Traffic Incident Management Friday 6PM-10PM 4 CLOSED
50 Ventilation Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20 OPEN
51 Water Supplies Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20 OPEN
  Fire Life Safety Educator Class      
52 Fire Life Safety Educator Level II NEW  Thursday-Sunday 8AM-6PM 36 CLOSED
  National Fire Academy Classes      
53 Arson Detection for the First Responder NFA Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 OPEN
54 Incident Safety Officer NFA Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 OPEN
55 Strategies and Tactics for Initial Company Operations NFA Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18 OPEN
  Technical Rescuer Classes      
56 TR Anchors & Mechanical Advantage Systems  Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18 OPEN
57 #58 TR Rescue Operations and #59 TR Helicopter Transport Combo Class Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-3PM 18 OPEN
60 #61 TR Personal Protective Equipment & #62 TR Rescue Equipment Combo Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18 OPEN
63 TR Water Rescue Block Course NEW Thursday-Sunday 8AM-9PM 48 CLOSED
64 #65 TR VR Vehicle Anatomy & #66 TR VR Rescue Operations Combo Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-3PM, 3PM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 20 OPEN
67 #68 TR VR Large Vehicle Rescue & #69 TR VR Stabilization/Extrication NEW Friday 7PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-12PM, 1PM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 18 OPEN
70 TR VR Victim Management Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 OPEN
  Special Certification Classes      
71 Chief 101 Saturday 9AM-6PM 8 CLOSED
72 Chief 101 Update Friday 6PM-10PM 4 OPEN
73 Fire Officer I Thurs-Sunday 8AM-6PM 36 CLOSED
74 Fire Officer II Friday-Sunday 8AM-6PM 27 OPEN
75 Instructor I Thursday 7PM-10PM, Fri-Sat 8AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 28 CLOSED
76 Law & Administration Saturday 9AM-6PM, Sunday 8AM-5PM 16 OPEN
77 NIMS Incident Command System ICS-300 Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-4PM 18 OPEN
78 NIMS Incident Command System ICS-400 Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM 12 OPEN
 
 
BASIC ENGINE COMPANY OPERATIONS CLASS
 
The photos below are images of the live structure burn that will be utilized in the upcoming 2019 Basic Engine Company Operations Class during the McDowell Fire Rescue and EMS College.
 
 
 
2019 McDowell Fire Rescue and EMS College Book
2018 McDowell Fire Rescue and EMS College.  Photos by: Brad Ledbetter, Byron Hagan, Jim White, Kati Parker and Linda Carter.
 
 
 
 
McDowell County Lodging and other local links:

www.mcdowellchamber.com
Instructions: Click on "Business Directory" in menu bar at left, enter in Category box the word Camping, Cottages or Motels/Hotels. Scroll listings to locate specials for Fire School students.

www.mcdowellnc.org
Lodging and other information for McDowell County
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2019 McDowell Fire, Rescue, & EMS College Registration Form
Complete and print the form.  Include all signatures and fees before mailing.
 
 
 
 
Chief's Verification Form for Live Burn Classes