NYS Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - OFPC

Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Upcoming Events


Fire Service Explorer Weekend

July 29 - 31, 2016

Save the Date! Fire Service Explorer Weekends allow members of participating Explorer Posts to gain practical experience in the field of firefighting and emergency medical service. The 12-hour program includes activities and instruction on fire and EMS topics, including fire prevention, personal protective equipment, hose and ladder evolutions, search and rescue, firefighter survival, basic rescue skills, accident victim extrication and spinal immobilization. First-time participants focus on basic skills, with more advanced skills being taught each year that the candidate returns. Participants must submit medical clearance, medical history and parental permission forms with their registration.


Fallen Firefighters Memorial

October 11, 2016

The 19th Annual New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the memorial site on the Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY.


2016 Fire Marshals and Inspectors Seminar

October 18 - 21, 2016

The Fire Marshals and Inspectors 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.
Note: The 2016 9-hour Code Update will be offered as part of the seminar.