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HME - Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition and Response - 8 hr

  • February 01, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Greater Naples Fire Rescue District, 2700 Horseshoe Drive North, Naples, FL 34104
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  • This program is free for members

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Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association Presents

HME - Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition and Response

In Person Training

Instructors: Robert Vona and Randy Brunson - New Mexico Tech.

(8 Contact hours approved for Fire Code Administrator and Fire Safety Inspector)

The HME course provides first responders with information on general explosive characteristics and hazards, homemade explosive precursor materials, homemade explosive manufacturing indicators, and Improvised Explosive Device (IED) components. Additionally, the course teaches first responders how to identify a homemade explosive laboratory and how to establish scene safety and security in such an incident. First responders are also presented information regarding community awareness and education programs related to homemade explosives. This information better prepares first responders to recognize hazards associated with homemade explosives during response operations.

Click here for a copy of the FFMIA Guidance on In-Person Attendance.

Date: February 1, 2023

Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Greater Naples Fire Rescue District

2700 Horseshoe Drive North

Naples, FL 34104

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.

Point of Contact:

C. David Raborn, CFPS, FM, MIFireE
Fire Marshal
Cape Coral Fire Department
Bureau of Fire Prevention
Office: 239-242-3264
Fax: 239-242-3398
Email : craborn@capecoral.gov


Philip Oakes, Training Coordinator 307-433-8078

RN: 18051

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