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MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute
When responding to a fire, rescue, hazardous materials incident, or other emergency event, emergency responders rely on the unsurpassed expertise and technical hands-on training they receive from our programs. We focus on providing effective, standards-based, quality training and education to fire and emergency service professionals. We help enable them to make a significant impact on the protection of lives and property of the citizens in our communities. MU FRTI provides:
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Event date: Nov. 6, 2020 - Nov. 8, 2020
Lake Ozark, MO
The Missouri Emergency Services Instructor Conference prepares and presents training programs for emergency services personnel and public fire educators. Instructors and other supervisory personnel will find this conference valuable in planning for ...
Event date: Feb. 5, 2021 - Feb. 7, 2021
The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute's (MU FRTI) Winter Fire School has been the premier annual fire service event and consistently hosts the largest gathering of emergency professionals in Missouri. MU FRTI addresses the ...
Event date: April 24, 2025
Event time: | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hours: 4 | Prerequisites: None | Students: 15–24Alternative Fuel Vehicle Awareness is designed to provide students with a general awareness of common alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs), available fuel types, fuel storage, and general safety issues. ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, May 14, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kevin D. Zumwalt, director of the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI), will retire this August. “After a distinguished career, Kevin Zumwalt leaves us with the legacy of a safer Missouri and a ...
- Published: Monday, Feb. 10, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Every year at the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute’s Winter Fire School, hundreds of firefighters from Missouri and surrounding states learn the latest skills, tools and technology available to ...
- Published: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020
Director Kevin D. Zumwalt of the University of Missouri’s Fire & Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) has announced the appointment of a new Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) Specialist for the Institute, Mr. Michael Lloyd of York, Nebraska. The ...
- Published: Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
MFA Incorporated representatives Craig Childs and Pam Hiller present checks to MU FRTI Director Kevin Zumwalt and staff. The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) in partnership with MFA Incorporated and CoBank, ...
Publication date: Sept. 4, 2015
This third edition of Fire Department Incident Safety Officer prepares aspiring and current safety officers to meet and exceed the specific job requirements outlined in Chapter 5 of NFPA 1521: Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer, 2015 ...
Publication date: Sept. 30, 2014
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Enhanced Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, the next step in the evolution of Fire Officer I and ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2019
Fire Fighter II training and certification is intended to be the basis for all future firefighter certification programs. Certification is issued to those individuals who meet the required qualifications and successfully complete the written and ...
Publication date: May 1, 2020
Ballard Local Government SeriesAcknowledgmentsThe purpose of this manual is to help fire protection district officials understand and comply with the state’s requirements. It is, first and foremost, the work of the late John Ballard. This edition ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2020
As the fiscal year began, faculty and staff of the Institute felt this year was going to be a great year for the fire service in the state. Funding levels were forecasted to increase which would allow more training opportunities for first responders ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2019
This all new training text is designed to meet the training requirements for:Incipient Facility Fire Brigade MemberAdvanced Exterior Facility Fire Brigade MemberInterior Structural Fire Brigade MemberFacility Fire Brigade LeaderFacility Fire Brigade ...
Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident Response Awareness 1908
This course meets the objectives of NFPA 472, 2013 edition and OSHA 29 CFR1910.120. Topics include: Laws and standards of hazardous materials; identifying placards and containers; recognizing when there is a presence of hazardous material; ...
Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Public Safety POST 2002
This for-credit course is to help members of public safety recognize and respond appropriately to persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the fastest growing developmental disability in America. Designed in three online, self-paced modules, this ...
Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Public Safety 2002
This course is to help members of public safety recognize and respond appropriately to persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the fastest growing developmental disability in America. Designed in three online, self-paced modules, this course ...
The MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute, recognized by the State Emergency Management Agency as a training provider for NIMS ICS, created this matrix to show training needed to comply with the NIMS Integration Center 2016 guidance document.
This document details characteristics of Missouri fire departments based on a statewide survey of Missouri fire services conducted in 2003.
This document reports on a 2017 statewide survey of the current and unaddressed training needs of Missouri’s fire service.
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