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Brief Description
High Hazard Train Fires
Full Description
This course will prepare students to respond to incidents involving High Hazard Flammable Train (HHFT), which transport a single ignitable liquid product such as crude oil or ethanol.  Topics covered will include strategic (offensive vs. defensive) and tactical decision making, tank car recognition, water supply, Class B foam operations and the effective use of cooling streams.  As the majority of the course will consist of outside skills evolutions, some including live fire, it is a physically demanding course and students must be prepared to work in the various environmental conditions appropriate for the season in which the course is being conducted.

Designed for: Fire service personnel

Course Length: 12 hours

Prerequisite: Firefighter I or equivalent.

Course number : 01-09-0113

Course Location(s): Academy
Training Dates
08/27/2022 - 08/28/2022
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Registration Dates
08/27/2021 - 08/13/2022
Available Seats
14h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
NYS Academy of Fire Science
600 College Avenue
Montour Falls, NY  14865
Directions to Location
600 College Avenue
Montour Falls, NY 14865
Reporting Instructions
Check-In Times: Resident students may check in after 5pm on the evening preceding an 8am class start - dinner is not served that night without prior arrangement. For classes starting at 1pm, check in time is after 11am the same day - no lunch is served on check-in day.
Signup Details
Course Registration Fees are Non-Refundable
New York State residents — $25
Out-of-State — $50


Fees may be paid by check, money order or signed PO/Voucher payable to “Academy of Fire Science”.

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