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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September 24, 2018
  • Class: Vehicle Rescue Refresher: Vehicle Stabilization (1 of 2)
    Date/Time: September 24, 2018  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Location: 405 Cortez Rd, Jefferson Township PA 18436, United States
    Description:

    Vehicle Rescue Refresher: 

    Vehicle Stabilization / Rescue Jacks System Training

    Description: This course will cover new updates in vehicle rescue techniques. This course will focus on vehicle rescue stabilization and training on Rescue Jacks stabilization system. One additional day will be scheduled the night of the first class, for the end of October. This day will be registered separately. All firefighters are highly encouraged to attend.

    Hosted By: Jefferson Township Fire Company

    Sponsored By: North Pocono Fire & Rescue Association

    Dates/Times: Monday, September 24 2018 – 18:30 to 21:30 

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – 18:30 to 21:30

    Length: 6 hours (Lecture: 0.0hrs / Lab: 6.0hrs)

    Location: Jefferson Township Fire Company

    405 Cortez Road, Jefferson Twp, PA 18436

    Pre-Requisite: Age 16 & up

    Gear: TOG and eye protection

    Registration: Contact Jason Crambo at 570-906-5409/jmcrambo@gmail.com 


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  • Class: Pump Operations 1 (1 of 3)
    Date/Time: September 24, 2018  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Location: 695 Texas Palmyra Hwy, White Mills PA 18428, United States
    Description:

     Pump Operations 1 

    Description: This course provides the fire fighter with an introduction to basic pump construction and theory as well as operating techniques. Emphasis is placed on getting water to the pump, getting water from the pump for hose streams, and prevention of common mistakes in pump operations.

    Hosted By: White Mills Fire Department

    Sponsored By: Wayne County Fireman’s Association 

    Dates/Times: Monday, September 24 – 18:30 to 22:30

    Wednesday, September 26 – 18:30 to 22:30

    Saturday, September 29 – 08:00 to 16:00

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

    Location: White Mills Fire Department

    695 Texas Palmyra Highway, White Mills PA 18428 

    Pre-Requisite: Age 18 & up; Current Pennsylvania Drivers License

    Gear: TOG

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


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October 9, 2018
  • Class: National Vehicle Rescue Operations – NFPA 1670 (1 of 3)
    Date/Time: October 9, 2018  6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Location: 245 Blue Shutters Rd, Roaring Brook Twp PA 18444, United States
    Description:

    National Vehicle Rescue Operations – NFPA 1670 (NVRO)

    Description: This course will provide an operations level of information and skills as it pertains to vehicle rescue incidents. Upon completion of the course, the student will be eligible to complete the PA Joint Rescue Program Basic Vehicle Rescue Examination. Additionally, this course will prepare the student to challenge the IFSAC/ProBoard national certification as a Vehicle Rescue Technician Level 1 in accordance with NFPA 1006. Topics will include incident management; tools/equipment; vehicle anatomy/design; hazard control; patient access, care, and packaging; disentanglement; extrication and termination. This 20-hour course is split between 8 hours of classroom lecture and 12 hours of hands-on evolutions. The final session is an additional 4 hours set aside for the PA Joint Rescue Program Basic Vehicle Rescue Examination. This new rescue curriculum is based on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1670 and 1006 standards.

    Hosted By: Elmhurst/Roaring Brook Fire Company

    Sponsored By: North Pocono Fire & Rescue Association

    Dates/Times: Tuesday, October 09 – 18:30 to 22:30

    Saturday, October 13 – 08:30 to 16:30

    Sunday, October 14 – 08:30 to 16:30

    Length: 20 hours (Lecture: 8.0hrs / Lab: 12.0hrs)

    Instructor: Matthew MacDonald

    Location: Elmhurst/Roaring Brook Fire Company

    245 Blue Shutters Road, Roaring Brook PA 18444

    Pre-Requisite: Age 16 & up, Vehicle Rescue Awareness – (NVRA), Hazmat Awareness

    Gear: TOG and eye protection

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


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Calendar View

September 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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2
  • Fundraiser: Breakfast Buffet
3
  • Meeting: 67 Fire Monthly Meeting
4
  • Class: Hazardous Materials Awareness Refresher (1 of 1)
  • Meeting: 29 Fire Monthly Meeting
  • Meeting: Mid Valley Mutual Aid Meeting
5
  • Meeting: 7 Fire/EMS Monthly Meeting
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7
8
  • Fundrasier: Gun Raffle
9
10
11
  • Class: National Vehicle Rescue Awareness – NFPA 1670 (1 of 5)
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13
  • Class: National Vehicle Rescue Awareness – NFPA 1670 (2 of 5)
14
  • NEPVFF 88th Annual Convention
15
  • NEPVFF 88th Annual Convention
  • Parade: NEPVFF Convention Parade
16
17
  • Meeting: 25 Fire/EMS Monthly Meeting
18
  • Class: Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (1 of 3)
  • Class: National Vehicle Rescue Awareness – NFPA 1670 (3 of 5)
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20
  • Class: National Vehicle Rescue Awareness – NFPA 1670 (4 of 5)
  • Class: Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (2 of 3)
21
22
  • Class: National Vehicle Rescue Awareness – NFPA 1670 (5 of 5)
  • Greeley Fire Company Wetdown
  • Fundrasier: Gun Raffle
23
  • Fundraiser: Breakfast Buffet
  • Class: Emergency Vehicle Driver Training (3 of 3)
24
  • Class: Vehicle Rescue Refresher: Vehicle Stabilization (1 of 2)
  • Class: Pump Operations 1 (1 of 3)
  • Meeting: 15 Fire Monthly Meeting
25
  • Class: Vehicle Rescue Refresher: Vehicle Stabilization (2 of 2)
  • Meeting: NP Mutual Aid Bi-Monthly Meeting
26
  • Class: Pump Operations 1 (2 of 3)
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29
  • Class: Pump Operations 1 (3 of 3)
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