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!

2016 New York State Weekend at the National Fire Academy

February 13 - 14, 2016

The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control and the Fire Academy Faculty Student Association proudly announces the 31st annual New York State Weekend at the National Fire Academy. The NFA will accommodate 240 students at the 2016 New York State Weekend.

Those wishing to attend the 2016 weekend must legibly complete the registration form and the FEMA application in accordance with the included instructions and return both the NYS Registration and the FEMA application together with payment by November 13, 2015.

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!

Technical Rescue Conference - Request for Presenters

April 1 - 3, 2016

Call for Presenters! The Tech Rescue Conference, which is open to all responders and includes lectures and practical skill sessions in a variety of subjects including rope, confined space, structural collapse, water, vehicle, ma- chinery and trench rescue as well as incident & team management training, is currenty requesting presenters. Please submit your presentation, deadline is November 1, 2015.

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.