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JUNE 5, 6 & 7, 2014

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2014 BNSF North Dakota TRANSCAER® Training Tour

The TRANSCAER Training Tour partnering with Short Line Railroads has been finalized and registration is open on the NDFA website to sign up for the TRANSCAER Petroleum Crude Oil Training.  These seminars are provided together with the American Chemistry Council (CHEMTREC) and  Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. 

The scope of work for the TRANSCAER training includes the following instruction:

  • Chemical and physical characteristics of petroleum crude oil
  • Transportation of petroleum crude oil
  • Leak mitigation techniques
  • Petroleum crude oil emergencies
  • Emergency Response Guide instruction; including isolation and downwind protective actions
  • Overview and activation of response network

Please note the locations, times and dates for the training in your particular area.  There will be no cost to the departments to attend this important training.  A certificate for this training will be given to each participant.  A press release will be sent out state-wide and we encourage all first-responders, law enforcement, emergency managers, safety managers, local emergency planning groups, public safety representatives, and other responders to attend this important Petroleum Crude Oil Training.  As we move closer to these dates; reminders and any additional updated information will be sent out.

 

City

Date/Time

Location

Wahpeton

Wednesday, 6/25: 6:00 p.m

1505 Minnesota Ave, Breckenridge, MN 
RRVW Railroad Carshop

Dickinson

Wednesday, 7/2: 6:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time

Dickinson Fire Department, 25 2nd Avenue, Dickinson, ND

Mandan

Monday 7/7: 9:00 a.m
Tuesday 7/8: 6:00 p.m
Wednesday 7/9: 9:00 a.m

Mandan Fire Department, 110 Collins Avenue, Mandan, ND

New Rockford

Thursday, 7/17: 6:00 p.m.

Brown Memorial located in downtown New Rockford

Minot

Monday 7/21: 6:00 p.m. Tuesday 7/22: 9:00 a.m. Wednesday 7/23: 9:00 a.m

Minot Fire Station 2, 201 3rd St SE, Minot, ND

Trenton

Tuesday, 7/29: 6:00 p.m

Trenton Volunteer Fire Department, 331 4th Avenue E, Trenton, ND

On-Line Registration Form

For more information please contact the NDFA office at (701) 222-2799

2014 National Fire Academy

In-State Classes

Here are the TENTATIVE dates for the National Fire Academy Classes that will be held in North Dakota. As soon as the Academy approves our request we will finalize the classes and open registration.

Class

Location

Dates

F/W 0347  Community Risk Issues and Prevention Interventions 2 day course Bismarck (NDFPA) 17/18 Oct, 2014
F/W 0455 Strategy & Tactics for Initial Co. Ops Minot City 20/21 Oct, 2014
F/W 0729  Incident Safety Officer    Minot City 6/7 Nov, 2014
F/W 0457 Decision Making for Initial Company Operations Devils Lake 13/14 Dec, 2014
F/W 0457 Decision Making for Initial Company Operations Grand Forks 15/16 Dec, 2014
F/W 0457 - Decision Making for Initial Company Operations. Dickinson 25/26 Jan, 2015
F/W 0376 Incident Command System and Resource Management for the Fire Service  West Fargo 8/9 Feb, 2015
F/W 0634 Juvenile Firesetting Prevention and Intervention Level II Jamestown 6/7 Mar, 2015
F/W 0457 - Decision Making for Initial Company Operations. Fargo FD TBD

 

 

North Dakota Firefighter's Association
RESCUE School
December 12-14, 2014, Minot, ND:

This three day event will run similar to State Fire School. All classes being offered however will focus on extrication and rescue disciplines. Classes tentatively scheduled to be held are:

  • Initial Vehicle Extrication
  • Advanced Vehicle Extrication
  • School Bus/Transit Bus Extrication
  • Heavy Truck Extrication
  • Farm/Grain Bin Extrication
  • Essentials of Extrication
  • Response to Hybrid Vehicle Incidents
    Watch for more information as we continue to finalize this event.

 

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