The Searsport Fire Department will hold an education course for firefighters and emergency responders on proper ways to respond to calls involving children with autism.

The class will be held Tuesday, April 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Searsport Public Safety Building, 3 Union St.

The course is through the Autism and Law Enforcement Education Coalition of Westwood, Mass.

To sign up, call Fire Chief Jim Dittmeier at 548-2302 or for more information log onto