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IDHS > About IDHS > Firefighters > Indiana Firefighter Training System > General Fire Training Information > Calling the Mayday: Hands on Training Calling the Mayday: Hands on Training

The U.S. Fire Administration's National Fire Academy and FETN in
cooperation with Pierce Manufacturing, WHP Trainingtowers, and VCOS are
proud to provide one free copy of this life-saving training to every
fire department in the United States.  In it, students will learn:

    The importance of setting "Mayday" parameters,
    Ways to drill and have your firefighters practice when to call "Mayday",
    Self-protection skills that every firefighter needs.

After reviewing the video and course material and successfully
completing the test, a certificate will be issued from the National Fire
Academy.

To receive your free disc of the training, which includes the lesson
plans, support articles, and testing, send a letter of request on
official letterhead to:

Publications Office
National Emergency Training Center
Build I Room 120
16825 South Seton Ave
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

Or you may fax the letter to: 301-447-1213

Additional copies may be purchased from FETN at a deeply discounted
rate.  Contact FETN at 800.845.2443 ext. 5488 for more information.

This training is provided through the generosity of the following
sponsors in support of firefighters throughout the United States in the
hopes that injuries and deaths will be reduced by knowing these
techniques.

Pierce Apparatus
VCOS
WHP Training Towers
American Heat
FETN

For More Information Contact:
John M. Buckman III,
Branch Chief, Indiana Firefighter Training Section
IDHS Division of Training
Direct 317-417-3695
Email – jbuckman@dhs.in.gov