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Storage Tank Firefighting

October 8, 2019 - October 10, 2019

October 8 – 10, 2019

This course is designed to provide emergency responders with the information necessary to safely and effectively manage an event involving a storage tank and associated equipment emergency. During the course we will provide students with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to safely and effectively resolve emergencies that involve a variety of products to include liquid bulk-storage structures found at any location where flammable liquids are stored in bulk. This will be achieved through a mix of classroom lecture and field exercise. During the course the following topics will be covered:

• Preplanning

• Logistics

• Hydraulics

• Tank Identification

• Application Rates

• Foam Proportioning 101

• Firefighting Methodology

• Seal Fires

• Fully Involved Tank Fire

• Strategies and tactics for Tank Fire Emergencies



October 8, 2019
October 10, 2019
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Port Arthur, Texas