Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Fires on the Farm : 4-8 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

This class provides an overview of farm fires and brings strategies, tactics, operations and water supply logistics together. Today, rural fire departments can extinguish most farm fires. Emphasizing pre-planning, thinking "beyond your own back yard" and encouraging joint training and practice rural fires can have successful outcomes. The class covers response capabilities, strengths and weakness of the department as well as considerations for farm fires in buildings, areas involving common farm chemicals, machinery, fields and/or crops.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Fires on the Farm.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • agricultural
  • cornerstone

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


If you have specific questions about this course contact DAVID NEWCOMB

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact your regional representative or DAVID NEWCOMB .

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Applicable Credits

As of 09/20/2017

NFPA

All practical skills meet objectives under NFPA Standard
395  Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids on Farms
1001 Firefighter Professional Qualifications - Basic

OSFM Certification

All practical skills are direct Certified Fire Fighter II or Certified Basic skill objectives

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