2010 SC Fire-Rescue Conference June 7-12

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04/26/2010 -

The 2010 South Carolina Fire-Rescue Conference will be held in Myrtle Beach, SC, June 7-12, 2010. The goal is to provide a training and education conference that is entertaining and professionally stimulating. 


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/workshops

  • Advanced Automobile Extrication

  • Fire Ground Command Simulation

  • Techniques of Searching Fire Buildings

  • The Art of Not Breathing Smoke

  • The Four R’s of Accountability and Fire Ground Decision Making

  • Firefighting Technicians — Truck Company Style

  • Chief Officers Academy

  • This House Rocks

  • Rapid Intervention Crew Awareness and Mayday Communications




Professional Development Seminars

  • Vent Enter Search

  • Are You A Survivor?

  • Elevators

  • Leading with Attitude

  • Communications Interoperability and 800 MHz Radio User Class

  • Operational Command and Control

  • Can I Build it for Less? Construction Cost Expectations for 2010/2011

  • Leading the Volunteers

  • Man, that was close!

  • Rethinking RIT

  • Firefighter Physicals

  • Spray It Forward

  • Personal Financial Planning for Firefighters       

  • Charleston Peer Support

  • Standards for SC Firefighters and Chief Officers — How We Can Get There

  • Firefighter Daily Financial Management

  • Simplifying People — Selling your Department to Those that Matter

  • ISO Grading Schedule

  • Residential Sprinklers

  • Fire Driver — Emergency Driver Best Practices

  • Volunteer Leadership in Tough Times

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

Golf Tournament

The 9th Annual SC Fire-Rescue Golf Tournament will be held on June 7 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.

Firefighter Celebration


The firefighter celebration will be held Friday, June 11 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Fire Service Explorer Post Competition

This competition will be held Friday, June 11 at 2 p.m. Event one is Donning Turn Out Gear. Event two is Hose Deployment.

Contact Chuck Black at 843-439-0266 for more information. Must register by June 1, 2010.

1st Annual Driver’s Challenge

The driver challenge will be held Friday, June 11 at 9 a.m. to noon at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. This event will provide participating driver/operators the opportunity to test their skills and talents behind the wheel of a specified fire apparatus. Participants will maneuver the rig through a pre-developed course for time and points. First through fourth place trophies will be awarded. Participants must sign up on a first come, first serve basis 15 days prior to the conference.

For information and rules contact Carter Jones at 803-485-2685.

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 11-12 from 9 a.m. to noon. It is for ages five to eight.

The camp will be taught by the SC State Fire Marshal’s office and EdVenture Fire and Life Safety staff, and is free to conference attendees.

Registration forms are available at www.scfirefighters.org. There is limited space, so register early.

Wednesday Night Devotional

Plan on attending a non-denominational devotional to be held Wed., June 9 at the convention center. Guest speaker will be Mike Nunn.

Movie Night

Bring your family to the convention center on June 9 for movie night. The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. to watch “The Blind Side” and “The Princess Frog.” Popcorn and drinks for all in attendance.

Call Zorrina Harmon at 803-454-1802 or e-mail [email protected] for more information.
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