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Fire Service Hydraulics

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Fire Service Hydrualics

This 40 hour course covers relationship flow, pressure, and mathematical hydraulic formulas. Fire hydraulics is an introduction to the principle, variables, and calculations concerning the practical application of water as utilized in the fire service. An overview of fire characteristics, properties of water, apparatus & appliances, fire streams, and hydraulic calculations will be addressed to establish a functional understanding of fireground hydraulics. This creates a baseline for the introduction of quick fireground hydraulics or “Rule of Hand” Calculation. A minimum score of 70% on written exam required for successful completion and to receive a certificate.

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5 Sessions

Caruth Health Education Center

Scott Burford 



Please read:  Required Text & Materials: IFSTA “Pumping and Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook” 3rd edition ISBN 978-0-87939-571-1 and simple calculator with square root function. This may also be purchased at St. Pete Gibbs Bookstore, 6700 7th Ave. N in St. Petersburg.

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Registration Closes On
Monday, December 16, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
12/16/2019 - 12/20/2019 Daily - Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Pinellas Park, Caruth Health Education Center  Map, Room: HC-HE177S Scott Burford