Adult Education Programs

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Crowd Manager Requirement and Training

A trained crowd manager is required for outdoor or indoor events where more than 1,000 people gather.

Visit Olathe Municipal Code Title 16 – Fire Prevention for additional information.

Two options are available for training online:

North Carolina Department of Insurance Office of the State Fire Marshal

Fire Marshal Support Services Crowd Manager Training


Fire Extinguisher Training

The Olathe Fire Department (OFD) offers fire extinguisher training for businesses, schools and civic associations.

  • Students learn in the classroom and then they extinguish a fire.
  • The class host may choose to use the OFD fire extinguisher simulator or a small, controlled fire.
  • If a controlled fire is chosen, the host must provide the extinguishers. A 10-pound ABC extinguisher, per every four students, is recommended.
  • Casual dress is encouraged for this class.
  • Schedule Fire Extinguisher Training

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