Regional Fire Schools

The Southeast Regional Fire School will be held October 13-14 in Blanding.

The school will be partnered with Blanding City in their "Live and Learn" county wide event. City events will be held all day at the Centennial Park alongside the fire school classes. It promises to be an exciting and fun filled opportunity for the public to observe and interact with firefighters as they sharpen their skills and abilities. You do not want to miss this regional fire school!

Please read full class descriptions before registering.

Keynote Speaker & Dinner

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 13, 1800-2200
  • Location: 715 West 200 South, Blanding
  • Keynote Speaker: Cache County Fire District Chief Rod Hammer, PhD
  • Topic: "Today's Challenges in Rural Firefighting"  
  • Dinner Hosted by: Blanding Fire and Sponsors

Live Fire Evolutions

  • Dates: Same class offered three times
      • Saturday, Oct 14, 0800-1200
      • Saturday, Oct 14, 1400-1800*
      • Saturday, Oct 14, 1800-2200
  • Class Limit:  12 students per class
  • Prerequisites:  Firefighter I certification or sufficient training on the live fire training NFPA 1403 prerequisites (refer to shaded areas on training record).

* The Saturday 1400 – 1800 class can be used for live fire certification if it is requested at the time of registration. The firefighter being tested will need to provide all signed off training records at the time of testing.

Class Description: Demonstration and performance of interior structural fire attack operations, incident command, personnel accountability, fire behavior, attack strategies, forcible entry, and fire stream management. This course includes participation in evolution based live fire exercises. Satisfies the class A interior and class B exterior fire control training requirements for Firefighter I certification.

  • Special Instructions: Students must bring their own full firefighter PPE (turn out pants, coat, NFPA structural firefighting boots, gloves, nomex hood) including SCBA and firefighting helmet when involved in live fire training.  Students must be able to obtain a proper seal with the SCBA face piece. It is required by UFRA that all male students be clean shaven before attending this class. Students must be in good physical condition and capable of working in a high stress survival training environment.
  • Sharing of PPE will not be allowed.
  • UFRA will not supply any PPE and failure to bring it to the class venue will eliminate the student from the class.

Forcible Entry

  • Dates:  Same class offered three times
      • Saturday, Oct 14, 0800-1200
      • Saturday, Oct 14, 1400-1800 
      • Saturday, Oct 14, 1800-2200
  • Class Limit:  12 students per class
  • Prerequisites:  None

Class Description: This class will cover the majority of the Firefighter I practical skills for forcible entry. The class starts out in the classroom for the first hour followed by 3 hours of hands-on skills. The lecture will cover different types of doors, windows and gates and the different techniques of gaining access through them. The lecture portion of the class is not meant to cover the Firefighter I written portion of the certification test in its entirety.

  • Special Instructions: Students must bring their own full firefighter PPE which includes gloves, coat, pants, boots and helmet with full protective eyewear.  No SCBA required.
  • Sharing of PPE will not be allowed.
  • UFRA will not supply any PPE and failure to bring it to the class venue will eliminate the student from the class.

Vehicle Extrication

  • Date:  Saturday, Oct 14, 0800-1200
    • Class Limit:  12 students 
    • Prerequisites:  None

Class Description: Responder preparedness, safety, size-up, vehicle anatomy, tools and equipment, accident anatomy, extrication principles, and techniques. Emphasizes practical demonstrations and exercise.

  • Special Instructions: Students must bring their own full firefighter PPE which includes gloves, coat, pants, boots and helmet with full protective eyewear. No SCBA required.
  • Sharing of PPE will not be allowed.
  • UFRA will not supply any PPE and failure to bring it to the class venue will eliminate the student from the class.

Flashover Survival

  • Dates:  Same class offered three times
    • Saturday, Oct 14, 0800-1200
    • Saturday, Oct 14, 1400-1800 
    • Saturday, Oct 14, 1800-2200
    • Class Limit:  12 students per class
    • Prerequisites:   Firefighter I certification or sufficient training on the live fire training NFPA 1403 prerequisites (refer to shaded areas on training record).
  • Class Description: Classroom presentation on basic fire behavior, student witnesses fire behavior in a confined environment, describes the signs to look for and the skills needed to survive an impending flashover, students witness fire behavior from the incipient phase through flashover in a safe environment and to learn concepts and practices to prevent injury or death. 

 

  • Special Instructions: Students must bring their own full firefighter PPE (turn out pants, coat, NFPA structural firefighting boots, gloves, nomex hood) including SCBA and firefighting helmet when involved in live fire training.  Students must be able to obtain a proper seal with the SCBA face piece. It is required by UFRA that all male students be clean shaven before attending this class. Students must be in good physical condition and capable of working in a high stress survival training environment.
  • Sharing of PPE will not be allowed.
  • UFRA will not supply any PPE and failure to bring it to the class venue will eliminate the student from the class.

Note: Classes without 8 registered participants by 1700 on Friday, October 6th will be cancelled.

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extrication

live fire

Forcible Entry training