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Fire and Rescue Training


  • Trains fire departments, rescue squads, and instructors to improve fire and rescue protection statewide.
  • Serves on national committees with the responsibility of creating training standards and curriculum with organizations including the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), FARMEDIC and the Terrorism Task Force.
  • Provides technical writing for development of training programs, including certification and specialized classes.
  • Provides support during State Emergency Response Team activities.
  • Provides Instructor qualification and upgrade classes to State Certified Fire and Rescue Instructors.
  • Co-sponsors NC High Angle Rescue School and NC Rescue College with the NC Association of Rescue Squads and EMS sponsor.
  • Sponsors the NC Breathing Equipment School
  • Assists Fire Departments and Rescue Squads with training and planning needs.
  • Assists Fire Departments and Rescue Squads with information on Fire and Rescue Equipment as well as apparatus/equipment specifications.