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We have moved to the Albemarle Building on 325 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC. Our mailing address will still be 1202 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1202. Please call our main number for assistance – 919-647-0000.

Fire and Rescue Training


Fire 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 Association (NFPA).
  • 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 with the NC Association of Rescue Squads and EMS sponsor.
  • Sponsors the NC Breathing Equipment School and Self Survival School and NC Thermal Imaging School.
  • Conducts certification courses for Hazardous Materials Technician (NFPA 472), Fire Officer III (NFPA 1021), and Fire Officer IV (NFPA 1021), Instructor III (NFPA 1041), Fire Investigator Technician (1033).
  • 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.