Riverland College co-sponsoring fire school

Published 9:36 am Friday, April 5, 2013

More than 300 firefighters from the region will participate in the Minnesota State Fire/EMS/Rescue School April 6 and 7 at the Heintz Center of Rochester Community & Technical College, 1926 College View Road SE.

Participants will gain classroom and hands-on experience in a variety of safety courses designed to enhance performance in community fire departments.

Training will utilize training simulators from programs around the state. Courses include Positive Pressure Ventilation and Attack, Reading Smoke, Auto Extrication, Rescue from Storage Grain Bins, and Basic and Advanced Pump Operations. For a full list of the courses provided go to www.riverland.edu/

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The event is coordinated by Riverland Community College’s fire and safety division and is sponsored by Riverland Community College in cooperation with Rochester Community & Technical College and Rochester Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.