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The Training Division encompasses personnel training, EMS training, testing, and program development.   Firefighters continuously train throughout the year to meet local, state, and job performance requirements.  Training evolutions vary by type and occur at designated drill sites or stations.

The Training Tower / Drill Grounds include:divisions training 2

  • Fire operations
  • Extrication
  • Hazardous materials response
  • Technical rescue
  • Hose and ladder evolutions

In-Service Training includes:

  • Daily/Routine operational drills
  • Weekly apparatus checks and inventoriesdivisions training 3
  • Yearly state-required certifications (EMS & HAZMAT)
  • Incident/Fire preplanning

EMS Training includes:

  • CPR, PALS, ACLS recertification
  • EMS Protocol reviews
  • Paramedic continuing education

New Recruit Training includes:

  • 1-year probationary period
  • Daily proficiency drills
  • Quarterly Drill Tower evaluations