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Name Firefighting Foam Operations - What You Need To Know : ( _)
Description Generic event added to the course catalog to be used when scheduling Conferences, Divisional Trainings, Event, Exercise, Meeting, Seminar, or Workshop to effectively show this event on the calendar.
PreRequisite Firefighter
Target Audience Firefighters
Additional Information ****Class will be from 0800 to 1700**** This program will provide students with the basic principles and knowledge to establish an effective and efficient foam operation no matter the type of foam being used. All aspects of foam operations will be discussed including concentrate types and characteristics, making foam, how long and how much foam to apply, and finally maintaining the scene after extinguishment. Information will be provided on the hot topic of environmental concerns with firefighting foam along with information on what foam manufacturers are doing to make foam more environmentally friendly. After all the information is presented, the key points will be brought together into a summary of how to prevent foam system failures along with applying the new knowledge to real world situations. The class will include demonstrations the key points of eductor back pressure and matching the foam to the fuel. Students should leave the class with a strong understanding of foam principles and the confidence to correctly put a foam operation into service.
Location Marion County Fire Rescue
Address 3230 SE Maricamp Rd
Ocala 34471
Region 3

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Date Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020 - Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020
Point of Contact Mark Reali
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