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Monday
09
APR

Introduction to Standpipe Operations

19:00
22:00

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Instructor David Karlunas
TURN OUT GEAR IS REQUIRED
COURSE GOAL: To present the beginner and experienced firefighter with basic concepts related to the effective use of standpipes in multi story occupancies.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Built in fire protection systems are present in a variety of occupancies. Firefighters need the fundamental knowledge of how these systems work, their limitations, their hydraulics and how they relate to effective hose and nozzle combinations. Students will be presented with a variety of materials and data sources to understand the dynamics of standpipes and how this equipment supports fire suppression.