The 2010-2011 Fire Science Academy details to be announced.   

The orientations will be held by the Woodland Fire Department Station #3 Training Center located at:  1556 Springlake Court, Woodland 95776

The topics the Academy will cover are listed below.  Upon successful completion of the Fire Science Academy, you may qualify to be certified by the State Fire Marshal's Office as a Volunteer Firefighter I.

Safety, Lighting Equipment, Clothing, Communications, Ropes & Knots, Building Construction, Physical Fitness, Hazardous Materials, Fire Behavior, Fire Cause Determination, Extinguishers/Extinguishing Systems, Overhaul, Salvage Practices, Introduction to EMS System, Hoisting & Rappelling, CPR, Personal Protective Equipment, Medical, Legal and Ethical Issues, SCBA Components and Use, Anatomy / Physiology, Search & Rescue Techniques, Patient Assessment & Vital Signs, Rescue Carries, Cardiac Emergencies, Operating SCBA, Trauma, Positive Pressure Ventilation, Bleeding and Shock, Air Compressors, Fractures, Ladders, Sprains and strains, Tool Locations, Bandaging and Splinting, Forcible Entry, Childbirth, Chainsaw Operation, Diabetes, Stroke, and Seizures, Fire Streams, Pediatric Emergencies, Hoses, Environmental Emergencies, Hydrants, Poisons, Stings and Bites, Water Supplies, Heavy Rescue, Hydraulics, Wildland Firefighting,
Wildland Hose Lays, Career Planning, Salvage Equipment

For more information, contact the Woodland Fire Department at (530)661-5870. 

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