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80th Annual Summer Fire School

Phil Sayer Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Phil Sayer Memorial Scholarship provides funding for volunteer fire fighters and fire officers. Take advantage of this opportunity to further your skills and education while attending Summer Fire School, held in Jefferson City, Missouri, June 5th – 10th, 2012.

The Fire Education Commission has earmarked a total of $3,000 in scholarships to be awarded. Each awarded scholarship will include up to 12 hours of course tuition. In addition, the University of Missouri Extension, Fire and Rescue Training Institute is offering lodging during Summer Fire School to scholarship recipients residing beyond a 50 mile radius of Jefferson City, Missouri.

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4th Annual 5K Benefit Run/Walk

This will be the 4th year that the University of Missouri Extension, Fire and Rescue Training Institute has hosted the Phil Sayer 5k Benefit Run/Walk. All proceeds will be used toward providing funding for fire education scholorships. Join us this year and support fire education and training.

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Registration Form - PDF [320 KB]

Start Time:
7:00 a.m., Saturday, June 9th, 2012

North Jeff Pavilion, Jefferson City, MO

The course will begin in a direct line with the east fence surrounding the North Jefferson Pavilion parking lot. North to Oilwell Road, follow Oilwell Road to Katy Trail, go east on Katy Trail to Katy Road, south on Katy Road to Katy Trail Spur, Finish is the gate at Katy Trail spur at North Jefferson City Pavilion.

Registration Now for the Following Classes

201 Advanced SCBA Survival Training – NEW

A physically and mentally challenging course designed for personnel who are experienced in the use of SCBA. Emphasis will be placed on air conservation and management through increasing levels of stress including confined spaces, entanglement, and disorientation. Students are strongly encouraged to bring the actual type of SCBA that they would be expected to use on the fire ground. Upon completion of this course, students will be equipped with the basic information needed to assist their departments in establishing an air management training program. This course is currently being reviewed for compliance with the NFPA 1404, Standard for Fire Service Respiratory Protection Training.

307 Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator

This course is designed for individuals who are new to the position of Driver/Operator or anticipate a future promotion to that position. In this class participants will discuss duties and responsibilities of the Driver/ Operator, apparatus maintenance, fire pump theory, pumping apparatus, water supply issues, and fire apparatus positioning and deployment. Participants in this class will operate fire apparatus in various situations and both written and practical course completion tests will be administered, these comply with the objectives of the standard, but are not the state certification exam.

202 Establishing Fireground Water Supply – NEW

The purpose of this course is to have a practical working knowledge of how to establish a water supply to meet the needs of any situation. This course will cover basic pump operations and water supply establishment. During this course participants will review basic pumping procedures and determine the water supply needed. The course will cover possible water supply locations and scene set up to supply the required amount of water. Participants will get a hands-on experience with operating pumpers, tankers, folding tanks, hoses, and hose appliances. This course is very heavily practical oriented, and will require significant physical exertion. Helmets, eye protection, leather gloves, steel toe shoes and long pants or bunker gear are required.

2012 Midwest Wildfire Training Academy Courses


L-180/S-130/S-190 Review and Field Practical Firefighter Training and Wildland Fire Behavior

This is a combination of introductory courses designed to train the entry-level firefighter. You will be introduced to and gain knowledge of the basic incident management organization, firefighting techniques, suppression equipment, safety, strategy/tactics along with fire behavior, and establish an awareness of human performance issues that impact fireline job performance.

S-211 Portable Pumps and Water Use

This course is presented in a combined classroom/field exercise format providing training for a portable water pump operator. This course consists of three skill areas: supply, delivery, and application of water. Participants will be required to demonstrate their knowledge of correct water use, basic hydraulics, and equipment care. The field exercise requires set-up, operation, and maintenance of pump equipment.

S-215 Fire Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface

This course provides training for initial attack incident commanders and company officers confronting wildfire, which is presenting a threat to life, property, and improvements. The trainee will learn safe and effective strategies and tactics to minimize harm presented by the wildfire to the urban interface.





Mark Your Calendars

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

Get additional information at our website – http://mufrti.org/summerfireschool/

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 Training 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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