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Best Practices for Firefighter Training
Recommended minimum training standards to promote best practices for firefighter training and education in the State of New York.

County Fire Coordinators
County Fire Coordinators plan, coordinate, and implement training at the local level with curriculum developed by the OFPC for firefighters, related governmental officers and other emergency response personnel.

Municipal Training Officer (MTO) Information
The Municipal Training Program is reserved for fire departments employing six or more permanent firefighters appointed from an open competitive list.

State Fire Instructor (SFI) Information
State Fire Instructor duties, required training and application information.

Training Programs
Training, response, and technical assistance programs for emergency responders, local entities, and the citizens of New York State.


Learning Management System (LMS)

This website provides access to the current available trainings and enables authorized users to register for courses administered by NYS DHSES.

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Learning Management System (LMS) Admin

For LMS administrators only.

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Fire Information Management

The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) grants access to the Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS), and the Fire Resource Inventory System (FRIS) to those individuals and entities that require access to perform their duties. 

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Programs & Services

Fire Mobilization and Mutual Aid Plan
Organized, supervised, coordinated, cooperative, and reciprocal assistance in which fire resources are used in response to a fire or other emergency in the State of New York.

Health and Wellness for Firefighters
Information and resources regarding physical fitness, cancer prevention, and mental health for firefighters.

Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Benefits Program
Coverage and critical support for volunteers and their families should cancer strike.

Resources and Guidance

Advisory Council for Fire Prevention and Control


Established within the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) pursuant to Executive Law § 159, the Advisory Council for Fire Prevention and Control, the Council is charged with advising the Commissioner and the State Fire Administrator.