Fire Training

Upcoming OFPC Courses

Electric Vehicle Safety for First Responders Course (FULL-STANDY LIST ONLY) - Madison FD, 2 units, 8/11 & 8/18, 18:30-21:30. With the renewed popularity in electric and hybrid vehicles the likelihood that first responders will encounter an EV is higher than ever. This course is to broaden your knowledge of how to identify and how to safely deal with specific hazards unique to EVs. Student Prerequisites: NONE. REGISTER


NEW DATES - Confined Space Awareness and Safety Course - DeRuyter FD, 18:30-21:30, 8/23 & 8/30. Provides identification and awareness information to allow students to make reasonable judgments in confined space rescue situations. It includes topics such as regulations, response planning, hazard types, personal protective equipment, retrieval equipment, and air quality. Case histories and student exercises provide opportunities to practice planning skills for confined space rescue response, as well as evaluate past incidents. REGISTER


NEW DATES - Apparatus Operator - Emergency Vehicle Operations Course.  Provides vehicle operators with a better understanding of the seriousness of emergency vehicle operation. Based on objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1002 Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator, Chapter 2, this course stimulates the thought processes to make students aware of the potential for tragedy and financial loss and of the legal and moral responsibilities encountered when operating an emergency vehicle. Prerequisites: A valid drivers license. STARTS WEDNESDAY 9/9/2021, 18:30 hrs. at the CHITTENANGO FD., 7 units, Dates: 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6 & 2 units on Saturday 10/16.  REGISTER


Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations-Hazmat First Responders Operations Course (BEFO/HMFRO). This course prepares new firefighters to operate in the exterior or non-IDLH areas of the fire scene. Students participate in learning events covering firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE), self-contained breathing apparatus inspection and cylinder changing, fire department communications, building construction and fire behavior, modern fire control research, portable fire extinguishers, rope and knot tying, ground ladders, forcible entry, tactical ventilation theory, water supply, hose and fire streams, loss control, orientation to fire origin and cause determination, fire prevention and life safety initiatives, confined space awareness, overview of first aid and buddy care, and Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations. Starts Sunday, September 26th, 18:30 hours at the Madison County Emergency Management Training Center. Dates: 9/26, 10/9(x2), 10/11, 10/14, 10/18, 10/23(X2) 10/25, 10/28, 10/30(X2), 11/1, 11/4, 11/8, 11/11, 11/13, 11/15, 11/18, 11/20, 11/29, 12/4(X2), 12/6, 12/9, 12/11. REGISTER


Vehicle Rescue Operations Level Training - Provides hands-on training in motor vehicle rescue and extrication techniques while stressing the need for scene safety and vehicle stabilization. It includes rescue theory, rescue life cycle, new technology in automotive design and rescue tools and their uses. Designed for: All emergency response personnel. Course Length: 18 hours. Hamilton FD, Dates: 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19 all units start at 18:30, the first 2 units are 3-hours, the last two are 4-hours. REGISTER


County Sponsored Trainings:

Farm Machinery Rescue Course

Smithfield Fire Department
September 14th & 21st, 18:30-21:30
September 25th, 08:00-16:00

Maximum class size: 20 students      REGISTER


Battalion 2 Tanker Task Force Exercise w/foam trailer

Leonardsville FD. 
Sunday, September 19th, 2021, 08:00

The fire training tower has opened for the 2021 season. Contact the fire coordinator if your department or battalion would like to do live fire, forcible entry, bailout or other training.
Battalion 2 Live Fire Training March 21, 2021

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