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Fire and Rescue Training


Live Fire Qualification Course


General Student Requirements:

General class requirements, needed equipment and personnel, prerequisites for students, and student requirements to qualify as a live fire instructor can be found in the following link:

Live Fire Documents, Forms and Materials:

Information regarding NFPA 1403 Standard on Live Fire Training, NFPA 1142 Standard on Water Supplies in Suburban and Rural Firefighting, and NC Fire & Rescue Commission policies concerning live fire training can be found in the following links:

Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice

List of items required to fulfill NFPA and NCFRC requirements for a live burn in checklist form. The Word version can be completed on a computer and saved for department records. Instructor must bring copies of all supporting documents to the burn site.

Additional documents and materials concerning live fire training can be found in the following links:

For information on Asbestos and Air Quality:

Live Fire Training Standards, Policies, and Historical Review PPTs