FF Guide to Lightweight Wood Construction

Course #01-05-0071

Class Location
  Spafford Fire Department
  660 State route 41
  Homer, NY 13077
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Registration Closed
Course Description
   This course introduces the student to the special characteristics and considerations of Lightweight Wood Construction. Topics such as manufacturing methods, component awareness, fire performance, and strategies & tactics pertaining to fires involving lightweight wood construction will be examined. Primary emphasis is on improving fire personnelís ability to recognize the presence of lightweight wood construction and the hazards related with it. Course material enables the student to recognize the dangers, operate safely and better predict the overall reaction of a building during fire conditions. The course includes three student activities. Designed for: Fire Officers and senior firefighting personnel.
 SFI John Scheibel
Registration Deadline
 March 12, 2020
Course Dates
Meeting DateMeeting TimeLength
March 19, 20201900 3 hour(s)
March 26, 20201900 3 hour(s)
April 02, 20201900 3 hour(s)
April 09, 20201900 3 hour(s)
Pre-Requisite Courses 
 Firefighter 1 or equivalent
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