2011 SC Fire-Rescue Conference June 6-11

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04/29/2011 -
The 2011 South Carolina Fire-Rescue Conference will be held in Myrtle Beach, SC, June 6-11, 2011. The goal is to provide a training and education conference that is entertaining and professionally stimulating.  image

Pre-conference seminars and classroom sessions are taught by nationally recognized experts, and premier South Carolina fire service instructors, who have proven leadership skills developed under fire.

H.O.T. Classes and Workshops

  • Big Rig Rescue Level 1
  • Company Fire Inspections: The Common Sense Approach
  • Essentials of Chaplaincy
  • Rapid Intervention Team Operations - Basic & Advanced Skills Workshop
  • Strategic and Tactical Air Management for the Fireground
  • Health & Wellness Advocate Workshop
  • Firefighting techniques – A back to basics look at Truck Company operations and Engine Company Tactics
  • Revisiting an Old Flame: Origin & Cause
  • Rapid Intervention Team Operations - Firefighter Rescue Scenarios        
  • This House Rocks
  • Health & Wellness Advocate Workshop
  • Firefighting techniques – A back to basics look at Truck Company operations and Engine Company Tactics Professional Development Seminars

Classes are subject to change. Visit www.scfirefighters.org for updates and to register.

Professional Development Seminars

  • The First 5: Street Perspectives for Incident Command
  • Leadership: Seductive Lie
  • Rapid Intervention Team Operations
  • Saluda County’s OSHA Experience
  • Lightweight and new construction and its effects on the fire service
  • SC Fire Chief’s Handbook
  • Charleston Firefighter Support Team Program Development Workshop
  • SCBA Skills and Abilities
  • The First 15 Minutes- Strategies & Tactics for Roadway Incidents
  •  “POD” Firefighting: Incorporating Safety into Fire Attack
  •  Designing and Documenting Standards-based Training
  • ISO Grading Schedule
  • Each One Reach One
  • Residential Sprinklers for Firefighters

Golf Tournament

The 10th Annual SC Fire-Rescue Golf Tournament will be held on June 6 at the Wild Wing Plantation. Support the S.C. Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial by signing up as a Gold Member at $500, a Silver Member at $300 or a Bronze Member at $100.

Junior Firefighter Camp

Junior Firefighter camp is a fun-filled experience that focuses on important aspects of fire prevention and teaches children fire and life safety skills to better prepare them for emergency situations. The camp will be held at the convention center June 10-11 from 9 a.m. to noon. It is for ages five to eight.

Wednesday Night Devotional

Plan on attending a non-denominational devotional to be held Wed., June 8 at the convention center from 7 -8 p.m.


The exhibit hall will open Thursday,, June 9 at 11 a.m.; Friday 9 a.m.; and Saturday 9 a.m. and closes at 1 p.m.

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