PA State Fire Academy to sponsor Well-site Emergency First Responder Training Program in New Beaver Borough on 3/1/2012

posted Jan 12, 2012, 11:57 AM by Brian Melcer   [ updated Jan 12, 2012, 12:05 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:


Thursday March 1, 2012

at the

New Beaver Borough Vol. Fire Department

898 Wampum New Galilee Road

New Galilee, PA 16141


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 February 9, 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
Brian Melcer,
Jan 12, 2012, 12:05 PM