Crude By Rail Emergency Response Training

IND004 - 24.00 Hours


  • Details
    11/12/2018 - 11/14/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  IND004  34

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.


Crude by Rail Emergency Response is a hands-on course designed to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge required to mitigate a flammable liquid fire involving railcars.  This course covers the increase of nationwide crude oil production, industry regulations concerning crude oil transportation, and the possible behaviors of a burning crude oil tank car involved in a train derailment.  The course also covers the characteristics of crude oil and examines the various types of flammable liquid fire fighting equipment used in the event of a fire.  Participants will learn how to recognize hazards and consider tactical responses on full-scale props where they will apply their skills and knowledge in a controlled but realistic crude oil fire involving railcars.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


U.S. Railroad's role in crude oil distribution+Crude oil properties and equipment+Flammable liquid fire fighting equipment+Hazard recognition+Tactical response considerations

Suggested Audience

This course provides skills and knowledge to emergency responders who will respond to a flammable liquid fire involving railcars. This course is appropriate for emergency responder personnel, including:

Volunteer firefighters

Municipal firefighters

Industrial firefighters

Railroad emergency responders

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

  • 2.4 CEUs

Other Information

Texas Annual Fire Training Schools

Class Hours: 

Tuesday -Thursday:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Course Limit: 20 Students

Annual School Registration Information:

Annual Schools require that you use the registration form. You can print the Annual School registration form and mail it with a check, or fax it to (979) 847-9304 with an approved/signed Purchase Order. Only Annual School registration forms will be accepted.

Late Registration Fee:

A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline for the Annual Municipal School classes.

Contact Information

Rickey Allred

Industrial Fire Training Manager
Phone: 9794583642 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
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