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January 2023 Newsletter

Our offices will be closed on January 16 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. EVENTS CALENDAR January 17: Commission Work Session @ 12pm January 18: Commission Meeting @ 9am January 18: Auditorium Dedication January 18: Alabama EMS Challenge @ Wallace State Community College January 24: Electric Vehicle Awareness via Zoom, 6-9pm February … Continue reading January 2023 Newsletter

December 2022 Newsletter

The AFC Bookstore will close at Noon on December 21, and will reopen on January 3. The Fire College will be closed December 23-January 3. Save the dates! EVENTS CALENDAR Janary 24: Electric Vehicle Awareness via Zoom, 6-9pm February 24-26: Fire Explorer Weekend (registration will open soon) March 10-12: NFA Weekend Trip (registration will open … Continue reading December 2022 Newsletter

November 2022 Newsletter

Congratulations, Recruit School Class 22-06! Get Alarmed, Alabama! Smoke Alarm Program http://www.alabamafirecollege.org/smokealarms 2023 weekend classes for volunteer firefighters Download the flyer These courses will be held two weekends per month (approximately) and taught by our regular instruction cadre to ensure volunteers receive the same training as others. Students must provide proof of volunteer fire department … Continue reading November 2022 Newsletter

Changes to NFPA Standards 1006 and 1033 prompt curriculum and certification updates

The NFPA Standards Committees update standards typically every five years to ensure that the most up-to-date information, technology, and industry standards are included in the curriculum that is produced and used in classroom delivery. To maintain accreditation with Pro Board and IFSAC, the AFC has a two-year deadline to update to these new editions. As … Continue reading Changes to NFPA Standards 1006 and 1033 prompt curriculum and certification updates

August 2022 Newsletter

Emergency Medical Services We anticipate having more than 50 paramedic students beginning in the fall term.EMT self-study, self-paced course: We have 50 students who have taken the course; approximately 40 have passed the NREMT (80% pass rate).Reimbursement Program: Four years ago, the state appropriated $125,000/year to incentivize volunteers and rescue squad members to attend EMT training. … Continue reading August 2022 Newsletter

AMAS CORNER

ICS 214 Unit Log The purpose of the ICS 214 Unit Log is to capture details of an Alabama Mutual Aid System (AMAS) Teams activity. These logs provide the primary reference for extracting information for inclusion in a daily sit-rep, after-action reports, and are likely to be required for reimbursement. Example: ICS 214 Unit Log … Continue reading AMAS CORNER