Greetings! Thank you for taking the time to learn more about the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District and for visiting the Training Division page!
The Training Division falls under the Operations Section and is led by the District’s Training Captain. The Training Division is responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of the District’s training and certification program. The Training Captain is supported by the Safety & Medical Officer and Shift Officers who deliver the majority of the training to crew members.
All Frederick-Firestone personnel is certified to various levels of certification through the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control. These certifications include but are not limited to:
- Fire Inspector
- Fire Instructor 1
- Fire Officer 1
- Fire Officer 2
- Fire Officer 3
- Firefighter 1
- Firefighter 2
- Driver Operator Aerial
- Driver Operator Pumper
- Hazardous Materials Operations
- Hazardous Materials Technician
- Juvenile Fire Setter Specialist
- Public Fire and Life Safety Educator 1
The Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District has a Training Center located at 7500 WCR 20 at the Town of Firestone Public Works Property. The District received the training center through a grant, and it has been a very valuable addition to the District’s training program.
The center includes:
- A burn/vent unit
- Confined space props
- Forcible entry props
- Ground ladder props
- High angle rope rescue props
- A search and rescue unit
- A TIC wall simulator
The District also has a training facility located in the District’s Business and Education Center. The training facility provides classroom space for classes, guest speakers, lectures, and other events.
Also located in the training facility, is the District’s Command Training Center (CTC) where the District’s Officers completed and maintain their Blue Card Hazard Zone Management System certification. The Blue Card Hazard Zone Management System requires 50 hours of online instruction followed by 24 hours of fireground computer simulations.
The Training Section coordinates monthly training packets, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training, quarterly drills, multi-company drills, and other specific programs. These specific programs include but are not limited to:
- Automobile Extrication
- Driver/Operator Training Academy
- Firefighter 2 Training Academy
- Hazardous Materials Technician/Operations Training
- High/Low Angle Rope Rescue
- Ice Rescue
- Incident Command
- Officer Development
- Public Education
- Swiftwater Rescue
- Trench Rescue
- And More