Fire Training

Fire Training

Fire Instructors:

  • David O. Simmons, SFI 1309
  • Ronald Wamsley, SFI 1317
  • Greg Peck, Jr., SFI 1319
  • Melvin Harrington, SFI 1318
  • Mark Degraw, SFI 1320

Delaware County Fire & EMS Public Safety Radio Training

Delaware County Fire & EMS Public Safety Radio Training

Location: ONLINE

Please CLICK HERE to access the Public Safety Radio Training Program: 
You will have to register as a user after clicking the link in order to view the training. This is a voice-over training so speakers are a requirement.

Fire Officer I - Module 3 - Planning & Emergency Response

Fire Officer I - Module 3 - Planning & Emergency Response

Location: Fire Training Center, Hamden

Instructor: David O. Simmons, NYS SFI

Dates: January 5, 12, 19, 26, and Feb 2   1830hrs - 2130hrs

Description: This is the second class of the modular delivery of the Fire Officer I Course.  Modules need not be taken in order nor at the same time. This course provides current and potential fire officers with a basic knowledge of building construction, commonly found fire protection features, conducting a preincident plan survey, determining what elements to include in a pre-incident survey, and developing and managing pre-incident plans. Additionally, this course covers the company officer’s responsibilities as they relate to the 12 REV 10/29/20 post-incident analysis process.

Pre-requisites: None

Ice/Cold Water Rescue - Technician Level

Ice/Cold Water Rescue - Technician Level

Location: Walton Fire Station

Instructor: David O. Simmons, NYS SFI

Dates: March 6 & 7, 8a - 5p each day

Description: Ice/Cold Water Rescue - Technician Level is a 16-hour training program. Advanced level ice rescue training including self-rescue, shore based ice
rescue techniques, and go ice rescue techniques. This is a hands-on training
program which includes a significant amount of on ice time for skill practice. It also addresses the effects of cold water on victims, ice rescue techniques, off shore techniques, and ice rescue equipment. Course will include several
scenarios based ice rescue exercises.

Fire Police

Fire Police

Location: Davenport Fire Station

Instructor: Richard Kelly, NYS DCJS Gen. Topics Instructor

Dates: 1/26, 2/2, 2/9 - 6p - 9p
2/6, 2/13 - 8a - 5p

Description: Trains fire police to perform their duties more effectively. It includes
defining and interpreting terms, oath of office, relation to regular police officers, general duties, maintaining safe conditions at an emergency, traffic direction and control, pre-planning, and various laws of interest to the fire service. Under the provision of General Municipal Law, Section 209-c, this course, when approved by
OFPC, must be completed by every fire police officer who was appointed after
September 1, 1980.

Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations (BEFO) w/ HMFRO

Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations (BEFO) w/ HMFRO

Location: Fire Training Center, Hamden

Instructor: Greg Peck, Jr. - NYS SFI

Dates: January 25 - April 15, mostly T/Th, occ. Saturdays
630p - 930p each night, 9a - 1p Saturdays

Description: 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.