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Cool Schools, Hot Training: Summer Fire Training Schools draw over 3,000 students
  The annual July Fire Training Schools concluded on July 25 with the 85th Annual Municipal Fire Training School. The three schools drew more than 3,000 firefighters from Texas and around the world to Brayton Fire Training Field for a challenging week of training.
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Public invited to firefighting demonstration on July 23 at Brayton Fire Field
  The public is invited to a firefighting demonstration on Wednesday, July 23, sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) in conjunction with its Municipal Fire Training School at the Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station. There is no admission charge.
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New training in industrial emergencies supports municipal firefighter safety
  TEEX wants to help ensure firefighters in all departments in the State of Texas have training in effective and appropriate responses to industrial emergencies – training that could save their lives. A new course, “Industrial Emergencies for Municipal-Based Responders," has been developed to train firefighters to handle industrial and other non-traditional emergencies.
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30 graduate from capstone Fire Service CEO program at Mays Business School
  Thirty fire service leaders from five states have completed the capstone Fire Service Chief Executive Officer (FSCEO) program, which is a joint initiative between TEEX and the Texas A&M University Mays Business School. The certificate program is designed to provide executive level professional development for company and chief officers within the fire service.
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Responders receive Rescue Specialist Certificate at Disaster City
  Fourteen students will earn the Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Rescue Specialist Certificate after completing the Advanced Structural Collapse 5 course on Friday, May 16. The certificate recognizes members of US&R teams who have completed more than 300 hours of rigorous, advanced training in structural collapse, rescue operations and other specialized search and rescue training.
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Future physicians get first-hand disaster medicine training at Disaster City
  Nine future physicians learned about disaster medicine first-hand in a unique classroom, Disaster City®. The fourth-year Texas A&M medical students saw a new side of emergency medicine, through an "eye-opening experience" that pushed them out of their comfort zone and gave them a different perspective.
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TEEX Paramedic Program receives national accreditation from CAAHEP
  The TEEX Paramedic Program has been awarded full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), a national accrediting agency for 24 health science professions. The 1,033-hour program is approved for CEUs by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), and is eligible for college credit through the American Council on Education (ACE).
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275 attend 59th Fire & Arson Investigators Seminar in Austin
  The 59th Texas IAAI Fire & Arson Investigators Seminar in Austin drew 275 attendees to learn more about fire-cause determination, arson investigation and prosecution.
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Web-based simulation software extends reach of TEEX emergency management training
  The unique computer simulation training tool, designed for classes held on-site at TEEX’s Emergency Operations Training Center, is going mobile. A new web-based version of the Emergency Management*Exercise System (EM*ES) proprietary simulation software will allow TEEX to take some advanced incident command and Emergency Operations Center classes on the road.
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TEEX employees work with Kappler to design a more durable hazmat suit
  TEEX needed a more durable hazmat suit for an extreme emergency response training environment, and worked with Kappler to develop a new prototype, the "TEEX" suit. The new design is more like an actual hazmat response suit and is now used for training at Brayton Fire Training Field.
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