NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Upcoming Events


Fallen Fireghters Memorial

October 6, 2015

The 18th Annual New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony will take place October 6, 2015. This year's ceremony will honor eight firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty.


Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar

October 20 - 23, 2015

This seminar is conducted annually to keep fire inspectors aware of technological and code changes and to provide background information in the field of fire prevention. It includes speakers from commerce, industry, and government agencies. Attending the courses provided in this program will meet the 24 hour in-service credit requirement. Register today.

Proposals are now being accepted for educational presentations. All presentations MUST meet the New York State Department of State requirements for Codes In-Service credit. For more information or idea submission, please contact Teresa Stevens at Teresa.Stevens@dhses.ny.gov or at 518-417-6662 no later than July 15, 2015..


Fire/Arson Investigation Seminar

November 4 - 6, 2015

Features expert speakers and presenters from government agencies, commerce and insurance. Provides information and new developments in the field of fire investigation and allows for an exchange of ideas and experiences through peer interaction. Attendance fulfills the annual New York State in-service training requirements for fire investigators. Find out more and Register today!


Managing Effective Fire Prevention Programs - N0671

February 22 - 27, 2016

The purpose of the course is to empower students with the ability to lead a fire prevention/risk reduction bureau. The target audience is fire marshals, fire inspectors, fire and life safety educators, fire investigators, firefighters, and plan reviewers. It is designed for the student who has or will have responsibility for managing fire prevention/risk reduction units. It is also designed for those who aspire to lead and/or manage sections of a fire prevention/risk reduction bureau but have little or no experience and would like to learn more. Limited space, so find out more and Register today!

Bryant D. Stevens

State Fire Administrator

The members of OFPC are dedicated to the advancement of sound fire safety practices by all citizens of NY and increasing the effectiveness and proficiency of the State's fire service.
This website is part of these efforts and we trust that the information provided will assist all of us in achieving a more fire safe NY.