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A Day of Learning - Fire Alarms and Rapid Access - up to 8.0 CEUs for the Fire Inspector - IN PERSON EVENT

  • November 17, 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Estero Fire Rescue, 21500 Three Oaks Parkway Estero, FL 33928
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  • This program is free for members

Registration is closed

Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association in conjunction with KNOX Presents

A Day of Learning Fire Alarms and Rapid Access:

Fire Alarm Plan Review - 2 hrs.

Fire Alarms: Myths, Misunderstandings, & Missed Opportunities - 2 hrs.

Rapid Access Challenges Trends and New Technologies - 4 hr.

Fire Alarm Plan Review Basics: This course will cover the system requirements for Fire Alarm Panels, in NFPA 101, as well as the requirements for drawings in NFPA 71 and 61G. Discussion will also be had on the requirements of the location and spacing of initiating and notification devices. The course will also cover monitoring of systems and special requirements and devices.

Fire Alarm Myths: This class is designed to get the average fire inspector exposure to new rules, regulations and statutes regarding fire alarms and their requirements.  It is also designed to give the inspector a basic knowledge of issues occurring with the enforcement of NFPA 70 and the implementation of NFPA 72.

Rapid Access: Topics to be covered include: How Rapid Access plays a role with new industry challenges, the Growing Trend of Multi-Jurisdictional Response, how has COVID Impacted Response Strategies, the Impact of EV Charging Station Growth in Florida, the Importance of Asset Tracking, Response Challenges to Growth of Seniors, Being Prepared for the Increase of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Incidents, and What Should the Fire Industry and future leaders keep an eye on.

Eight contact hours approved for Fire and Life Safety Educator, Fire Code Administrator, Fire Investigator I and II, and Fire Safety Inspector I and II, with this course.  

Click here for a copy of FFMIA's guidance for in person training

Date: Nov 17, 2022
Time: 8:00 am – 05:00 pm.
Estero Fire Rescue
21500 Three Oaks Parkway
Estero, FL 33928

Cost: Free for members of the FFMIA            

Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.


Danny Harrod
• 38 years in the Fire Protection Field
• Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS)
• NICET IV – Fire Alarm Systems, and Special Hazards Suppressions Systems
• NICET II – Inspection & Testing of Water-Based Systems
• Low Voltage/Fire Alarm Licensed in 7 states
• Director at Large, Alarm Association of Florida

Wendy Fecteau

Wendy Fecteau joined The Knox Company in 2014 and currently serves as Southeast Territory Manager. Wendy has been helping fire industry leaders in Florida to choose the right rapid access solutions and along with our members she has helped drive new product development to meet our state challenges including Blue Box and FL Regional Elevator Box.

Contact Persons:


Charles Raborn
Cape Coral Fire Department
Bureau of Fire Prevention
Office: 239-242-3264
Fax: 239-242-3398
Email : craborn@capecoral.gov


Wendy Fecteau
Southeast Territory Sales Manager
Knox Company
5629 Mauna Loa Blvd #201
Sarasota FL 34240
941-441-6162 Cell

Danny Harrod, SET, CFPS | Corporate Alarm Manager
Wiginton Corporation
699 Aero Lane. Sanford, FL 32771
tel: 407-585-3200,210
cell: 407-509-9457
fax: 407-585-3276

hilip Oakes, Training Coordinator 407-232-2807

Fire Alarm Basics: RN17663 - Class: 123107
Fire Alarm Myths: RN17851 - Class: 123106
Rapid Access Challenges: RN17283 - Class: 123108

Address: P.O. Box 325 Hobe Sound, Florida 33475-0325        Frequently Asked Questions          

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