The Great Florida Fire School
Enhance your knowledge and skills with The GFFS fire and rescue community.
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CLASSROOM TRAINING

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40 - Hour Training Programs

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Apparatus and Hydraulics

10.22-10.26

Topics Include: 

 

  • Understanding your tools and their purpose

  • What are Preconnects Vs. Static Stretches

  • Assembling the Attack Team

  • What is The 2 1/2 inch line

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Building Construction

10.22-10.26

Topics include:

  • Identifying hazards, from assault by fire and gravity;

  • How building construction can influence fire spread,

  • Fire confinement or structural collapse; and many other life safety issues.

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Operations

10.22-10.26

Topics Include: 

 

  • Educating the community on precautions to prevent harmful fires.

  • Techniques and Actions to surviving a Harmful fire

  • Being proactive and reducing emergencies

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Fire Protection Systems

10.22-10.26

Topics Include: 

  • Developing the Defensive Posture and Mindset 

  • Utilizing the 360° Transitional Dynamic Posture

  • Determine how long fires been burning 

 

Keynote Speaker 2019 - TBA

Get to Know The Great Florida Fire School

Robert Amick,
Executive Director

Past President

 Punta Gorda Fire Department

Retired

Joe Devito,
Director of Education
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Ft. Myers Beach Fire Department

Captain

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Founded

Founded in 1989, the Great Florida Fire School is a cooperative outreach effort between the Florida State Fire College and local emergency service providers and educators.

Mission Statement

 Its mission is to enhance the knowledge and skills of the members of the fire and rescue community by delivering useful and well-executed educational and training experiences, annually, throughout the various regions of Florida.

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