Industrial Firefighting “Big Water” Symposium
November 14-16, 2017
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Join fellow industrial fire professionals for this 3-day Symposium sponsored by US Fire Pump to learn more about the new advancements in industrial firefighting, big water flow systems, the latest in superior foam concentrates as well as understanding how to employ proven tactics on large scale storage tank and process fires.
In today’s emergency response arena, the theme is “doing more with less”. Learn how using state of the art big flow equipment can achieve the minimum fire flows required by insurance underwriters. Several case studies will be presented were first hand real life experience will be shared and lessons learned from Chris Ferrara, Dwight Williams, John Snyder and other fire professionals who have been on the front line.
The final session on Thursday will be a round table panel discussion with industrial fire experts on large scale process and storage tank firefighting strategies and proven tactics. The program will conclude on Thursday evening with a Closing Banquet.
- Firefighting Foams of Today
- Foam Proportioning Systems
- Big Flow Hydraulics and Hose Layout
- Drafting vs. Hydraulic Submersibles vs. Pressure Source
- Large Flow Monitors and Fire Streams Using Trailer Guns, Fire Trucks and Aerial Devices
- Big Flow Setup/Flow (30,000+ GPM)
- Storage Tank Firefighting Tactics
- Storage Tank Fire – Case Study (The Importance of Pre-Fire Planning)
- Big Water Flows for Major Process Fires
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for Refinery and Chemical Plant Fire Chiefs, Safety Managers, Emergency Response Specialist, Senior ERT Leadership, Storage Facility Terminal Managers and Fire Protection Engineers.
LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute
6868 Nicholson Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Note: This is not a firefighting school and not affiliated with LSU Fire & Emergency Training Institute
The host hotel for the Symposium:
4914 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Online booking link to follow.
When making your reservation, reference Group Code: US Fire Pump. Your reservation includes complimentary breakfast each morning as well as evening hors d’oeuvres. The Hotel offers free shuttle to and from the Baton Rouge Airport.
Note: Each attendee is responsible for securing their hotel reservations.
Openings for 125 attendees. There is no cost to attend the Symposium; however, each participant is responsible for all other expenses including those related to travel and lodging. Meals will be provided during the Symposium.
Please use the form below to register by October 20th. For any question or further info, contact us at 215-429-1423.