Training Division Areas of Responsibility

In Service Training

This consists of weekly street drills, monthly Officer Training sessions, Quarterly Tower Drill evaluation, yearly state required certifications (EMS & HazMat) and required drills to assist in maintaining top firefighting performance levels.

New Recruit Training

Recruits attend a Sixteen-week Academy where they receive 640 hours of instruction in basic firefighting skills.  In addition, new recruits receive State Firefighter I and II, Hazardous Materials FRO, and ICS 100, 200, and 300 certifications.

Haz Mat & Technical Rescue 

Coordinates programs, training and continuing education for Haz Mat, Rescue Systems I and II, Trench Rescue and Confined Space Rescue certification.


The Division of Training staff serve as Incident Safety Officers at all Multiple Alarm incidents.

EMS Administration

Coordinates programs, training, and Continuing Education for CPR and EMT recertification.

Research and Development

The training division is responsible for research and development of new policy and updates regarding, equipment, techniques, programs, and products.

Emergency Communication Division

Manages both emergency and non-emergency communications. Interdepartmental liaison for contract agencies.