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Firefighter Training in Lunenburg County

Complete MFR Course

Chester Fire Hall

Chester is putting on a complete MFR course on 25/26 of May 2019 and 1/2 of June 2019 at the Chester Fire Hall.

Please let all your members know they are more than welcome to attend. Send the full names of members interested to Greg Conron ( or Cell (902) 275-8305), Assistant Deputy Chief of the Chester Fire Department (Chester FD Training – by 30 April 2019.

This is a full/complete MFR course, not a refresher. The cost is $500.00 per student and is being instructed by Adventure & Safety Atlantic:

Online Complete Level 1 Firefighter Training

Bridgewater/Chester Locations

When: May 2019 to November 2019

From Andy Wentzell:
"We are going to be hosting another level 1 session this year. Sign up at the fire school through their website please. There will be two areas hosting the level 1 program, but unless we get the 20 plus participants it will only be on the weekends as listed in the download below, Sorry. Costing details and specific details will be forwarded very shortly."

Please download the proposed schedule:

Bridgewater/Chester Online Level I Program Schedule 2019 Download in Adobe Acrobat

Pump Operator Course

at the Dayspring Fire Hall

When – Training Course: 4 October 2019 to 6 October 2019
When – EVT Testing: 7 Octover 2019
Cost: FREE but there is a fee for EVT Testing

Below you will find a brochure and registration form for the upcoming pump operator's course. Please send your registration forms directly to Ryan Stacey (, Business Development for Metalfab LTD. He will track registrations and keep us up to date on how the course is filling up. The course will be limited to about 25-30 people.

If you have any questions or require further information, please feel free to contact Ryan directly:
Tel: 800-561-0012 Ext. 24 | Fax: 506-276-3648
Direct Tel: 506-276-1024 | Cell: 506-425-0085

Please download the flyer and registration form here:

Course Flyer Download in Adobe Acrobat
Course Information and Registration Form Download in Adobe Acrobat

Fundamentals of Fire Investigation Course

Recommended for all officers that have had control of a scene or have ambitions of becoming a chief officer.

This will be a theory based, lecture style course. During the second weekend, a live burn cell may be available for the students to examine fire dynamics and fire patterns and apply what they have learned.

Where: Bridgewater Fire Department
When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 0830 hours to 1630 hours
Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 0830 hours to 1630 hours
Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 0830 hours to 1630 hours
Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 0830 hours to 1630 hours
Lunch: On your own.
Fee: $600.00 per person paid directly to the Fire Institute of Canada
Facilitator: Fire Science Institute of Canada
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While this course does not have a maximum class size we are asking that registration for this course (for student numbers) be completed by sending an email to Tammy Harris at

Course materials:
Electronic handouts will be provided. While it is not necessary, students are encouraged to source out Fire Investigator text book 2nd edition from IFSTA.

If you have any questions, please contact Andy Wentzell at (902) 266-7412.

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