News and Updates

NOTICE: The Office of Fire Prevention and Control will be resuming state fire training on a limited basis.

While assuring that appropriate COVID-19 safety measures are in place, OFPC staff will be contacting training coordinators to schedule courses at the Fire Academy and at the county level.

Firefighter Contamination Reduction and Cancer Prevention

The New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control has announced a major initiative to help protect its staff, New York State’s firefighters and their families from the occupational threat of cancer. The initiative is a combination of awareness and education about the cancer threat with actions and policies that reduce the threat.

Dates and locations listed below:

2023 Technical Rescue Conference

The conference 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, machinery and trench rescue as well as incident & team management training.

Register today!

Fire and Life Safety Educator Program

Fire and Emergency Services Leadership and Management Conference

This conference focuses on ‘upper level’ content such as HR, grant writing, administration, ethics, leadership, program management, health and wellness, etc., and is intended for chief level officers, administrators, staff officers, commissioners, lieutenants, captains, etc.