Congratulations are in order for the following members upon successful completion of the Firefighter II training course;
Firefighter II is an additional training course required for all senior members involved in the firefighting services of the department.
The course is 66 hours in length, and includes lecture, discussion, online activities and team focused practical exercises. Instructors are Maryland State Certified Emergency Services Instructors from the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, University of Maryland, headquartered in College Park, MD. Major topics include fire department organization
Incident command; building construction; ventilation; water distribution systems; hose streams; fixed fire protection systems; fire prevention; inspection pre-planning; ladders; and rescue procedures.
Students must successfully score on a final written exam as well as all practical skills sessions.
Congratulations to all!