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2 Nov 2016 NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Overview & 2013 Changes 11/2/2016 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Date: November 2, 2016 
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (includes lunches & breaks)
Location: Spokane Fire Department Training Administrative Building
               1618 W. Rebecca Ave., Spokane, WA 99217

Get informed about the Fire Alarm Code that went into effect July 1, 2016 for Washington State.  This one-day course will cover the significant changes from the 2010 to the 2013 edition of NFPA 72 and how those changes impact building design, code officials, designers, and contractors. 

The class is designed for Fire Marshals, Building Officials, Fire Inspectors, Building Inspectors, plan reviewers, fire alarm designers and contractors, facility managers, Architects, and those interested in fire alarm systems. 

Instructor – Richard Roux, Senior Electrical Specialist, NFPA Co-author of the NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Handbook, 2013 Edition.&
6 Mar 2017 Basic Fire Inspection Workshop 3/6/2017 7:30 PM - 3/10/2017 5:30 PM

INSTRUCTORS: Rick Freier and Mike Makela

WHEN: Mon-Thu 0730-1730 hours 

WHERE: Spokane Fire Training Facility located at 1618 N Rebecca, Spokane, WA 99212

REGISTRATION: Class size is limited to 25 students.  


11 Sep 2017 Basic Fire Inspection Workshop 9/11/2017 - 9/15/2017
Date:September 11-15, 2017
Time: Mon-Thu 0730-1730 hours, Fri 0730 – 1130 hours 
Location: South King County Fire Training Consortium, 20811 84th Ave S, Kent, WA 98032

We are ready to get you off to a good start in the field of fire inspection with our 40-hour fire inspection class. This introductory class will provide the student with the essential information necessary to perform a quality fire and life safety inspection.  This is not another code class; the instructors will present best practices covering the entire fire inspection process from beginning to end.  This class is recommended for firefighters and company officers who will perform company level fire inspections and a necessity for new fire inspectors. This class will lay the foundation for the student to work towards the IFSAC Fire Inspector certification process and ICC Fire Inspector I examination.

23 Oct 2017 2017 Fire Prevention Institute 10/23/2017 - 10/27/2017
2017 Fire Prevention Institute

October 23-27, 2017 - Campbell’s Resort ~ Lake Chelan

The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals, along with the State Fire Marshal’s Office, the Washington Public Fire Educators, and the IAAI - Washington Chapter, is pleased to announce the dates for the 2017 Fire Prevention Institute (FPI).   The FPI is being held at Campbell’s Resort at Lake Chelan, and will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017, and will conclude after breakfast on Friday, October 27, 2017.   The Fire Prevention Institute focuses on important prevention and strategy issues facing fire officials and will include essential training hours needed for code recertification.  

WSAFM will issue ICC Continuing Education Credits!!

Room rates will be based on the government per diem rate in effect October 1, 2017.  


24 Oct 2017 Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation 10/24/2017 - 10/26/2017
This seminar is part of the 2017 Fire Prevention Institute, and will be held from 8:30 – 5:00 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, October 24, 25 & 26.  This session also includes the Opening Keynote session on Monday, October 23, from 1:00-5:00.  Please note, when registering for the 2017 Fire Prevention Institute Fire Investigation Class you will be registering for only the Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation.
Class materials for the seminar will be the hardbound textbook, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Second Edition, which will be provided with your $450 Early Bird registration fee, if received by September 1.  Registration fees received after September 1, will be $475.  Full conference registration fee includes the Banquet Dinner on Thursday, October 26, as well as the networking breakfast on Friday, October 27.  

Please note, One Day registrations will not be available for the Fire Investigation Class.

Use the coupon code "EARLYBIRD" to receive your early registration discount when registering before September 1.