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Addison County Regional Fire School

Basic Fire Pumps

with Retired Chief Mark Bouvier, Bristol Fire Department and Retired Assistant Chief Peter Coffey, Bristo Retired Chief Jeff Cousino, Lincoln Fire Department



Only 2 days left to register and 3 seats left!

This 2 day class is an introductory course on the basic theory and operation of centrifugal pumps. The course is designed to instruct the student in the various aspects of operating a pump, including the use of primers, relief valves and the various controls on a pump panel. The class will also touch upon some aspects of friction loss, relay pumping and flowing water to both hand lines and master streams. Topics will also cover working from both a draft and pressurized systems. Each student will be given an opportunity to use the skills learned during actual pumping conditions. 

Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday will be in the field in order that participants can get hands on experience in the operation of pumps.

PPE: Bunker Gear. No SCBA.

  • Apr 20 - 21st, 2024
    from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Middlebury Middle School


48 Deerfield Lane
Middlebury, VT 05753 Get directions

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