PA State Fire Academy to sponsor Well-site Emergency First Responder Training Program in Scott Township on 1/31/2012

posted Dec 20, 2011, 1:06 PM by System Administrator   [ updated Dec 20, 2011, 1:11 PM ]

Continuing the efforts to reduce the number of firefighter injuries and Line of Duty Deaths, State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann and the Marcellus Shale Coalition and the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association have combined forces in presenting this informative program to fire departments and municipal officials throughout the Commonwealth. 


The Office of the State Fire Commissioner-Pennsylvania State Fire Academy is offering this very popular 4 hour class.  The program describes the activities that are normally a part of a Marcellus Shale Gas Field project and some of the emergencies that could occur at or near the site. 


Subjects included in the Well-Site Emergency First Responders” program include well site selection and preparation, rigging up and well construction, completing the well and rigging down, the production phase, and the role of the emergency responder.  This exciting program will be offered locally on:


Tuesday January 31, 2012

at the

Scott Township Volunteer Fire Department

3712 Harlansburg Road

New Castle, PA 16101


Class is from 6 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 


Class was requested by the Lawrence County Department of Public Safety


To register please fill out an application and return it to Pat Pauly at the

PA State Fire Academy or fax it to (717)248-3580.


Registration Deadline is noon on January 10, 2012




For additional information or applications you can contact Tina Marshall at the Lawrence County Depart. of Public Safety at 724-656-4927 ext. 3705 or at
A second course is being coordinated with the OSFC, tentatively to be held at the New Beaver Borough Fire Department on 3/1/2012.  Separate details will be posted once the course is confirmed. 
System Administrator,
Dec 20, 2011, 1:06 PM