Upcoming County Training Events

Below is a calendar reflecting training opportunities available throughout Lackawanna, Wayne & Pike Counties. Also below the class, list, is a grid calendar that includes specific fire department events such as meetings, fundraisers, etc., as they are available, to give other departments a resource to refer to when scheduling their events to prevent overlapping.


 

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March 28, 2019
  • Class: Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (1 of 3)
    Date/Time: March 28, 2019  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Location: Hamlin Fire & Rescue
    Description:

    Emergency Vehicle Driver Training

    Description: This course is suitable for both novice and veteran emergency vehicle operators. This course provides instruction for emergency personnel who may be involved in operating emergency vehicles. Topics included: defensive driving, emergency response, vehicle maintenance, and a driver training obstacle course.

    Hosted By: Hamlin Fire & Rescue Company

    Sponsored By: Wayne County Fireman’s Association

    Dates/Times: Thursday, March 28, 2019 – 18:30 to 22:30

    Thursday, April 04, 2019 – 18:30 to 22:30

    Sunday, April 07, 2019 – 07:30 to 15:30 – by appointment

    Length: 16 hours (Lecture: 8.0hrs / Lab: 8.0hrs)

    Location: Hamlin Fire & Rescue Company

    582 Hamlin Highway, Hamlin PA 18427

    Pre-Requisite: Age 18 & up

    Gear: None

    Registration: Signup below or e-mail wcfatraining@gmail.com


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March 30, 2019
  • Class: Special Vehicle Rescue (1 of 2)
    Date/Time: March 30, 2019  8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: Blakely EMS & Rescue
    Description:

    Special Vehicle Rescue

    Description: This course builds upon the knowledge and skills acquired in the Basic Vehicle Rescue course to prepare the student to deal with rescue situations involving larger vehicles such as buses and large trucks. A written examination is administered at the conclusion of this course for certification as a Special Vehicle Rescue Technician.

    Hosted By: Blakely EMS & Rescue

    Sponsored By: Mid Valley Emergency Services Association 

    Dates/Times: Saturday, March 30 – 08:30 to 16:30

    Sunday, March 31 – 08:30 to 16:30

    Length: 16 hours (Lecture: 10.0hrs / Lab: 6.0hrs)

    Location: Blakely EMS & Rescue

    500 Academy Street, Peckville PA 

    Pre-Requisite: BVRO, BVRT

    Gear: Turnout Gear

    Notes: DOH Certification included


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April 11, 2019
  • Class: Interior Firefighting (1 of 9)
    Date/Time: April 11, 2019  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Location: Elmhurst-Roaring Brook Fire Company
    Description:

    Interior Firefighting (ELIF)

    Description: This entry level course is designed to introduce new firefighters to interior fire ground operations including Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), Search and Rescue Procedures, Firefighter Survival, Ventilation, Utility and Loss Control, Origin and Cause, and Fire Control (Suppression). This is the fourth of five levels (courses) in the curriculum. Live fire is not used during this program.

    Hosted By: Elmhurst-Roaring Brook Fire Company

    Sponsored By: North Pocono Fire & Rescue Association 

    Start Date/Time: Thursday, April 11, 2019 – 18:30 to 22:30

    Class Dates: 4/11, 4/16, 4/18, 4/23, 4/25, 4/30, 5/2, 5/4, 5/7

    Length: 40 hours (Lecture: 12.0hrs / Lab: 28.0hrs)

    Location: Elmhurst/Roaring Brook Fire Company

    245 Blue Shutters Road, Roaring Brook PA 18444

    Pre-Requisite: Age 18 & up, Hazmat Operations, Exterior Firefighter

    Gear: TOG, SCBA

    Registration: Contact Karen Brown at 570-840-5316 or karen.loessy@gmail.com 


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Calendar View

March 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
  • Class: Wilderness Search & Rescue – Search Responder (1 of 2)
3
  • Class: Hazardous Materials Operations (4 of 5)
  • Fundraiser: Breakfast Buffet
  • Class: Wilderness Search & Rescue – Search Responder (2 of 2)
  • Class: Hazardous Materials Operations (4 of 6)
4
  • Meeting: 67 Fire Monthly Meeting
5
  • Class: Hazardous Materials Operations (5 of 5)
  • Meeting: 29 Fire Monthly Meeting
  • Meeting: Mid Valley Mutual Aid Meeting
6
  • Meeting: 7 Fire/EMS Monthly Meeting
7
  • Class: Hazardous Materials Operations (5 of 6)
8
9
10
  • Class: Hazardous Materials Operations (6 of 6)
11
12
  • Class: Exterior Firefighting (1 of 11)
13
14
  • Class: Exterior Firefighting (2 of 11)
  • Class: Hazardous Materials Awareness (1 of 1)
15
16
17
18
  • Meeting: 25 Fire/EMS Monthly Meeting
19
  • Class: Exterior Firefighting (3 of 11)
20
21
  • Class: Exterior Firefighting (4 of 11)
22
23
  • Class: Exterior Firefighting (5 of 11)
24
  • Fundraiser: Breakfast Buffet
25
  • Meeting: 15 Fire Monthly Meeting
26
  • Class: Exterior Firefighting (6 of 11)
  • Meeting: NP Mutual Aid Bi-Monthly Meeting
27
28
  • Class: Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (1 of 3)
  • Class: Exterior Firefighting (7 of 11)
29
30
  • Class: Exterior Firefighting (8 of 11)
  • Class: Special Vehicle Rescue (1 of 2)
31
  • Class: Special Vehicle Rescue (2 of 2)