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  • Location: Concord, NC
  • Instructor: Chris Kelly,
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ENGINE COMPANY OPERATIONS

Hosted by the Concord Fire Department 100 Warren C Coleman Blvd.  Concord NC

June 1 and 2, 2017   8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

The  Lead Instructor: Captain  Chris Kelly Houston Fire Department

Chris is a veteran of the fire service since 2002. Chris currently is a Captain in the Houston Fire Department, currently assigned to Engine 55 in District 46. Majority of his career has been spent in District 46, both as a firefighter and Engineer/Operator on both Engine and Ladder companies. Prior to joining HFD, served a Training Captain at the Mont Belvieu Fire Department, where he was involved with multiple extensive hazmat incidents and command responsibilities. He has been a Paramedic for the last ten years, which included being a founding member of the Houston Police Department’s Tactical Medic Team, working in the ambulance routing telemetry unit, and participating in multiple research and protocol revision projects. 

About the class

This course features a combination of lecture and discussion followed by a series of field exercises.  Effective engine company operations don’t happen by mistake. They are achieved by having sound fundamental practices.  Integration and repetition make layouts, hose line selection, management  and advancements second nature. Achieving required fire flow, coordinating the attack with the truck company are just a few of the topics that will be covered. Our instructors will take you through various drills that will challenge the most confident engine companies. From the rookie firefighter to the seasoned company officer, the program is a must!

For details: Division Chief Chad Sherrill   sherrill@concordnc.gov or  704-920-5525

Enroll at www.taskforce1.net    Enroll by May 12, 2017.   $250 per student.

 

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