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80th Annual Summer Fire School

Join Us in Jefferson City and Enjoy the Capitol City!

Look no further for entertainment after attending classes at Summer Fire School and the Midwest Wildfire Training Academy. Below are just a few of the after hour activities located in Jefferson City. Click here to see all that the capital city has to offer.

Spiegelau Beer Tasting

Exceptional glassware is the key to elevating all facets of premium craft beers. Learn firsthand how color, clarity, aroma, temperature adn effervescence are dramatically enhanced with different types of beer glasses. Come enjoy beer the way it was intended to be and go home with a set of four Spiegelau Beer Connoisseur glasses! You will taste four premium craft beers (lager, wheat, IPA/APA & Belgian). Lutz BBQ will be served after the tasting.

Museum After Hours

In June, the Missouri State Museum will continue to have "Museum after Hours" events on the first Wednesday of each month and stay open until 9 p.m. If you have ever wondered what it would be like to visit the museum at night, or your schedule doesn't allow daytime outings, come join us for special programs and view the exhibits. You will find both old and new favorites, including "Civil War Missouri: A House Dividing," an exhibit that commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Evening entry to the museum will be through the carriage entrance on the south side of the building underneath the grand staircase.

Thursday Night Live

Every Thursday in June will feature live music in downtown Jefferson City. Plan to be downtown every week for some great Missouri music. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the evening. Downtown stores, restaurants and bars will offer "Thursday Night Live" specials.

Saturday Night in Muenichburg

Octoberfest type Street Fair with music, beer garden and BBQ.

A Few Classes Available at Summer Fire School 2012

205 Handling LP Gas Emergencies - Bobtail Delivery Truck

A program presenting the problems and procedures for handling LP gas incidents. This class is a combination lecture and practical evolution in which participants make an attack on an actual LP bobtail tank fire.

206 Outdoor Search and Rescue Practices

This course will build skills related to organizing and implementing a search and rescue for missing persons in an outdoor setting. This course will include a brief overview of the aspects of the search operation and will culminate with a practical field exercise of a mock search and rescue.

309 Structural Collapse Rescue: Initial ResponseNEW

At the conclusion of this twenty hour Structural Collapse Rescue: Initial Response class, the participant will have an understanding and skill set to safely conduct basic search and rescue techniques when dealing with wood frame and light commercial collapsed structures. The class covers incident safety issues, building types, marking systems, as well as shoring techniques that can be performed on similar structures by their local fire department's initial response.

Midwest Wildfire Training Academy

S-234 Ignition Operations

This is an entry-level course providing training in the functional roles and responsibilities connected with firing operations. This course covers planning, ignition procedures and techniques, and equipment applicable to wildland and prescribed fire. It also addresses the role of the ignition specialist or firing boss as the organization manages escalation from a non-complex to a complex fire situation.

S-390 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

This course is designed to introduce fire behavior calculations by manual methods, using nomograms and theFire Behavior Handbook, Appendix B. Participants will gain an understanding of the determinants of fire behavior though studying inputs (weather, slope, fuels, and fuel moisture). Participants will also learn how to interpret fire behavior outputs, the documentation processes, and fire behavior briefing components.

M-410 Facilitative Instructor

This training course is designed to help students become effective facilitative instructors. The purpose of this course is to improve training quality by presenting instructional methods with an emphasis on student-oriented adult training techniques. This course is designed for students to meet NWCG instructor requirements.

Mark Your Calendars

Summer Fire School and Midwest Wildfire Training Academy
June 5-10, 2012
Jefferson City, MO

Get additional information at our website –

Easy Ways To Register

1. Internet: click here
(Credit cards only please.)

2. Phone: (866) 682-6663 or (573) 882-8320
Have all information on the registration form available to expedite the process. Hours are 8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. (Credit cards only please.)

3. Fax: (573) 882-1953
Include your completed registration form with purchase order, billing authorization, or credit card number. (No checks please.)

4. Mail:
Mail your completed form with payment to:
SFS 2012
MU Conference Office
University of MO-Columbia
348 Hearnes Center
Columbia, MO 65211

University of Missouri Extension,
Fire and Rescue Training Institute

Our mailing address is:
MU Fire and Rescue Trainig Institute
1110 South College Avenue, Room 232
Columbia, MO 65211-3410

Our telephone:
1-800-869-3476 or (573) 882-4735

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