Marine Emergencies


The jurisdiction of fires involving boats is a local responsibility with federal assets to assist if possible. This course covers all types of marina fires that one might expect to find in Suffolk County.   This session will review major aspects of the National Fire Protection Association’s Standard, NFPA 1005, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Marine Fire Fighting for Land-Based Fire Fighters. Course content will include dry dock storage, both winter and summer, fueling, ferry boats, fishing boats, case histories and hazards when fighting fires on boats.

Course Length: 3 Hours
Prerequisite: Firefighter I
Certificate: None

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