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.

2022 Arson Seminar

November 15-17, 2022 at the Academy of Fire Science

The 48th Annual Fire/Arson Investigation Seminar will feature expert speakers and presenters from government agencies, commerce and insurance. It 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. Register today!

2023 New York State Fire & Life Safety Educators’ Conference

May 5 – 7, 2023

CALL FOR PRESENTERS! We are now accepting proposals for educational presentations. This conference is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with Fire and Life Safety Educators who attend this conference. You may submit as many proposals as you wish, but only one proposal per form. Length of presentations is limited to 45 minutes. All presentation proposals will be reviewed by the conference committee. Selections will be based on quality, relevance, focus and practical application.

Please return form (download below) by November 30, 2022 to [email protected].