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.

Surface Water Rescue

Surface Water Rescue

Location: Walton Fire Station

Dates: July 10, 11  8a - 4p each day
Description: This course is designed for water rescue in flat or slow moving water in lakes, pond, rivers and bays. It meets the NFPA 1006 standards for Surface Water Rescue at the awareness, operations, and Technician levels. This course covers all aspects of water rescue using the Preach, Reach, Throw, Row and Go methodology. The course is 16 hour long and includes classroom, a pool session, and an open water session. Students should have the ability to swim well and be in good physical condition.

Rope Rescue - Operations Level

Rope Rescue - Operations Level

Location: Fire Training Center, Hamden

Dates: June 19, 20, 26, 27 8a - 5p each day

Description: Rope Rescue- Operations Level is a 32-hour training program that
provides information and skills to adequately perform basic vertical rope rescue techniques in an urban/suburban environment. While many of the techniques and skills taught in this program are applicable to the wilderness environment, this is
not the intent of this program. The overall objective is to improve rescuer
awareness of the safety concerns at rope rescue situations and to develop
basic skills in rappelling and high-angle rescue systems. Topics include safety
orientation, risk assessment, equipment, basic rappelling and ascending, anchoring, belaying, mechanical advantage, patient packaging, incident
management, skills evaluation, and testing.

Pre-requisites: Rescue Technician Basic or equivalent

Basic Rescue Boat Operator

Basic Rescue Boat Operator

Location: Walton Fire Department

Dates: August 7, 8 0800 - 1700 both days

Description: Training is designed to meet the requirements of NFPA standards for surface water boat operators. The primary goal is to train firefighters and other emergency response personnel who respond to water rescue emergencies using small watercraft in non-moving water situations.