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The Working Engine

October 1 - October 2



MAAC Training Facility
4203 Montdale Park Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383 United States
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This course is a part of the 2022 Region Fire Conference. You do not have to be a firefighter to register, but please select either a 1 Day pass (allows for 1 class selection) or a Weekend Pass (allows for 2 class selections), then select the day you wish to complete this course.

During Fire Conference:
October 1st & 2nd 8a-4p @MAAC

Instructor – Nicholas Kieta
Fire Department – South Bend Fire Department

The Working Engine is a true 8 hours of Hands on Training focused on maximizing an engine company’s efficiency on the fireground regardless of staffing. By utilizing a mix of classic and modern engine techniques instructors will provide a systematic approach to aggressively accomplish the three most critical tasks on the fire ground, extinguishment, search and ventilation. Topics covered include, fire dynamics, nozzle selection, hose selection, considerations for an aggressive attack line, victim search and removal. The afternoon portion of the class will be performed in the IDLH atmosphere with full PPE and SCBA. All efforts have been made to allow students the most hands-on time possible!

This class is limited to 24 participants

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