CSFA offers Basic Pump Operations Course  at Robbins FD; no-cost for volunteer firefighters

Robbins Fire Department (Sutter County, 17510 Pepper Street Robbins, CA 95676 ) is hosting a CSFA-sponsored Basic Pump Operations (BP0083) Course March 11 and 12. This 16-hour course provides the student with the information and skills training for operating fire service pumps. The course is limited to 25 students, who must bring an apparatus from their agency to train on. There is no-cost to volunteer firefighters.  Topics include types of pumps, engine and pump gauges, maintenance, unsafe pumping conditions, pressure relief devices, cooling systems, water supplies, drafting, and field hydraulics. Each student also has the opportunity to increase his or her pumping skills during simulated pumping conditions. For questions or to register contact Robbins Fire Chief Marty Creel at marty.creel@csfamail.com or call the CSFA office at 800-451-2732.