ASP205 – 36.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Advanced Bulk Storage Response is a hands-on course
designed to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge to
mitigate a flammable liquid fire involving bulk storage.
This five-day course is designed
to expand the knowledge and skills for emergency responders, tank farm
operators, and bulk-storage and containers facility supervisors/managers when
responding to and successfully mitigating large atmospheric storage-tank
emergencies.  The course will combine classroom lecture and small group activities
with field observation and hands-on skill practice, utilizing live-fire
simulations of bulk-storage emergencies.  The course will conclude with a
capstone live-fire field response to the largest atmospheric storage tank fire
prop in North America. 


Non-firefighters: Terminal Managers, Support Personnel, Non-ERT, etc. – No prerequisites required.

Firefighters: Training in accordance with 29CFR1910.156, NFPA 1081 Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Members, Advanced Exterior Firefighting Level II (ASP201), NFPA 472 Flammable Liquid Bulk Storage Specialist (IND014), or similar training.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 4 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


  • A discussion of various types of bulk-storage tanks and containers
  • Design
  • construction characteristics
  • and ancillary equipment integrated into common types of storage tanks
  • Fire and safety components of bulk-storage facilities to include multiple extinguishing media
  • Crude oil characteristics and special hazards related to bulk-storage tanks
  • Large-volume delivery devices for both water and foam
  • Incident preplanning and scene size up
  • Response strategies and tactics including logistical concerns for extremely large fire flows

Suggested Audience

Appropriate for all emergency response personnel and non ERT, ie: Terminal Managers, Support Personnel and Non-ERT, etc.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 3.6 IACET CEUs

Other Information

Registration Requirements

Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.

Late Registration

The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.

Contact Information

Jeff Rhoads

Training Manager
Phone: (866) 878-8900 | Toll-Free: (866) 878-8600

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