NOTICE: Due to the new COVID-19 Restrictions, the following classes will be postponed (New Starting Date as Indicated):

2021 Essentials of Firefighting Class Confirmations {visit the confirmations page}

NOTICE: The Patton Essentials is now being moved to the Clymer Location due to low enrollment.  If you are registered in the Patton Class and do not wish to travel to Clymer, you can attend the Cresson class, just show up on the 1st day of class to register.  Clymer and Cresson classes will begin on Saturuday Jan. 9, 2021 at 8:00 AM

  • Cresson Essentials will now start on Saturday Jan. 9, 2021 at 8:00 AM
  • Patton Essentials will now start on Saturday Jan. 9, 2021 at 8:00 AM – MOVED TO CLYMER
  • Clymer Essentials will now start on Saturday Jan. 9, 2021 at 8:00 AM
  • Haz-Mat Ops Refresher (HMOR) originally scheduled for Sat. Jan. 2, 2021 will be postponed, new date To Be Determined

 

2021 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY will consist of 16 professional development classes and run from January 11, 2021 through March 3, 2021.  To receive the Leadership Academy Certificate, one must complete 80% of the classes being offered. (Click here for the flyer)

We will on accept on-line registrations for the Leadership classes: (online form click here to register)

All classes will be online through St. Francis University and there is NO CHARGE for these classes

You must click the link above for the registration form to enroll for any and/all of the Leadership Development Classes. You must register. Once you register you will receive a password to enter each Zoom class. If a group is going to take the class each one must register and must participate on their own device. You cannot participate as a group.
These classes are being held in partnership with St. Francis University. Because of the COVID 19 situation in the region the entire course will be presented via ZOOM.
St Francis is handling the technical end of setting up and delivering the classes. Classes will start on January 11th and run every Monday and Wednesday evening until March 3rd.
Classes will be one hour in duration from 7 pm until 8 pm on those evenings. For those who are unable to take the class at that time, they will be archived so they can be taken at any time. You will have to be registered to access the classes.
Because of this years format we are able to bring a number of nationally and internationally known individuals in as presenters. To help ensure participation from area firefighters I would greatly appreciate it if you would start to spread the word about it.
If anyone has any questions you can contact me at  jbrant.decoplan@verizon.net or 814-381-8317.
Thanks and Stay Safe out there,
Jerry Brant

 

2021 Firefighter Essentials – Online Registration is now available (click here)

2021 Essentials of Firefighting Classes Notice <click here> see below for calendar schedules

2021 Annual Haz-Mat OPS Refresher Classes Notice <click here>

2021 HMA – HMO – First Aid & CPR Classes Notice <click here>

Any questions, please contact Jim McCann 814-244-7863  or  Bill Cornell 814-659-1171

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The Cambria County Regional Training Academy is now open, click here to view the official notice

The Cambria County Regional Firefighters Association is promoting the use of its Regional Training Academy (the Fire School Site) at 292 Ott Road, Patton, PA 16668.

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines will be strictly enforced, everyone will be required to bring a facial covering and follow safe distancing and wearing of masks and proper PPE.

The Training Academy site will be open in the evenings from 6 to 10 pm, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of each week starting Monday October 19, 2020.  A site facilitator will be there to unlock and open the site, will assist the users with getting equipment out, charging the water system and will close and lock up the site at the end of the evening.

No Live Fire will be permitted during these evening sessions without prior approval.  The use of live fire will require DEP notification and must be a Bucks County Community College official approved course utilizing Active Suppression Instructors.

To use the Training Academy site, the fire department must be a member of the Cambria County Regional Firefighters Association and must contact Site Director Joe Adams to schedule your department. No Walk-ins will be accepted. There will be no charge to use the Regional Training Academy site for member departments.

All training props will be available for your training needs, but if supplies are used for certain props such as plywood for the vertical ventilation roof simulator, your fire department will be charged for the replacement of supplies for what you use.  Due to the current drought conditions, the pond will not be available for use until we get some heavy rains to replenish our water supply.  Some of our training props are:

 Burn Building*

Vehicle Fires* Dumpster Fires * Flammable Liquids*
Drafting Pond** Vehicle Rescue Pad Tower Maze Building
RIT Prop Rail Car Prop Roof Simulator Forcible Entry Door
Forcible Entry Trailer Fire Extinguisher Confined Space  

* No Live Fire

** Currently not available due to drought conditions

 If you have any questions or concerns…. please contact the Training Chairman Jim McCann, cell: 814-244-7863 or email: jmccann51@comcast.com

To schedule your training night and confirm your calendar date, contact Site Director Joe Adams, cell: 814-615-9733 or email: j.a.instructor@gmail.com

A calendar will be generated and posted on the county association website in the near future, www.cambriavolfireassn.com

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NFPA 472 – Haz-Mat Operations Annual Refresher Classes (6-hours):

Students are required to bring full PPE and SCBA and must be clean shaven.

Click here for the 2021 Class NOTICE Flyer

  • Southern Cambria County at West Hills Regional FD will be held on Saturday January 2, 2021 at the Westmont Station starting at 9:00 AM
  • Central Cambria County at Cresson VFD will be held on Sunday January 31, 2021 starting at 9:00 AM
  • Northern Cambria County at Patton VFD will be held on Saturday January 9, 2021 starting at 12:00 PM (Noon)
  • Indiana County at Clymer VFD will be held on Saturday February 13, 2021 starting at 8:00 AM

2021 Firefighter Essentials program NOTICE is now available:

 CLICK HERE for the 2021 Firefighter Essentials Notice and Registration Form

  1. Southern Cambria County at West Hills Regional FD (Westmont Station) starting Mon. January 4, 2021 – Click Here for the West Hills proposed schedule
  2. Central Cambria County at Cresson VFD starting Sunday January 3, 2021 – Click Here for the Cresson proposed schedule
  3. Northern Cambria County at Patton VFD starting Saturday January 2, 2021 – Click Here for the Patton proposed schedule
  4. Indiana County at Clymer VFC starting Saturday January 2, 2021 – Click Here for the Clymer proposed schedule

2021 Firefighter Essentials – Online Registration is now available (click here)


2021 Cambria County Regional Training Academy will NOT be running our normal Fire School in 2021 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic… 

We will attempt to run some training classes at the Training Academy Site in 2021 and will post the classes soon

2021 Fire School Dates:

Weekend #1: April 9-10-11, 2021

Weekend #2: April 16-17-18, 2021

Weekend #3: April 23-24-25, 2021

BUCKS Certification Testing Weekend: May 15-16, 2021

2021 CCFS brochure (check back later)

2021 Fire School Classes – Online Registration is now available (check back later)

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