MU FRTI Winter Fire School is February 5-7, 2016.
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Winter Fire School Webcasts

3 Great Webcasts Offered Online and On Campus!


During Winter Fire School the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute offers three online classes. These webcasts are available on MU campus as well as online. Whether you want to attend in person or from the comfort of your living room, MU FRTI has got you covered. Visit our website for more information and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We look forward to seeing you at Winter Fire School.


Hoarder Homes: Piles of Hazards for Firefighters

Fighting fires in hoarded homes is rapidly becoming a familiar occurrence in today’s fire service. While the mission is still the same, the tactics used when fighting these fires needs to change to make for a safer environment. This presentation will put you in the first due unit arriving at a reported structure fire inside a hoarded home. From hoarder recognition to salvage and overhaul, participants will be exposed to the different thought process that is used while fighting fires in hoarded homes...Read More

Ryan Pennington

Modern Fire Behavior: Tactics Have Changed, Have You?

This class provides a firsthand look at the studies conducted by Underwriters Laboratories and the National Institute of Standards and Technology on modern fire behavior and dynamics, and how they can be delivered and instituted. This may be controversial to some, so prepare for great discussions. In the end, no one can argue with the numbers and this will change how the entire fire service operates. Discussions regarding fire command, control, accountability and especially fire behavior will be presented with several fire operational studies on “modern” fire behavior....Read More

Brian Kazmierzak

Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Support of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management Response

Today’s advances in aerial technology have led to the development and increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for observation and tactical planning. This technology is now available for use in the emergency response field to put “eyes on target” without endangering the lives of responders. This presentation is focused on the strategic and tactical use of unmanned aerial vehicles as a viable option for emergency personnel to quickly and safely gather essential incident intelligence for the use of tactical planning and observation of executed plans....Read More



MU FRTI — Winter Fire School — Register for Classes Now!


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1. Online: Credit cards only please. Register Now
2. Phone: Please 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.) 866-682-6663 or
3. Fax: Include your completed registration form with purchase order, billing authorization, or credit card number. (No checks please.) 573-882-1953
4. Mail: Mail your completed form with payment to: 2016 Winter Fire School Registration
MU Conference Office
University of MO-Columbia
348 Hearnes Center
Columbia, MO 65211
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