NOTICE…. click here to view the class confirmation list for the Fall 2020 Classes

2020 Fall Fire School Training Classes to be held since the Spring 2020 County Fire School was cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

click here to access the TRAINING NOTICE

Only on-line Registrations will be accepted.  Please register using one of the following website link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfMOXwB-3kS6xW50UCcG0QmgXyQHNJhNl1gNHOoqYw5eQoJGg/viewform

http://bit.ly/cambriafall2020

The Cambria County Fire School Committee is sponsoring several FALL CLASSES that will be held at the Cambria County Regional Training Academy (the Fire School Site) 292 Ott Road, Patton, PA 16668. COVID-19 Safety Guidelines will be enforced, students will be required to bring a facial covering.  No Lunch will be provided, students are encouraged to bring a bag lunch.

 Saturday & Sunday September 19 & 20, 2020

  •  Pump Operations 1 (PUOP)                                     FSC-0420-xxx          ($10.00)

This course provides the fire fighter with an introduction to basic pump construction and theory as well as operating techniques. Emphasis is placed on getting water to the pump, getting water from the pump for hose streams, and prevention of common mistakes in pump operations. This class is limited to 14 students. Pre-requisites: Age 18 & up, Introduction to Safety and the Training System or ELIS.  PPE: Turnout Gear. The cost of this program is $10.00 per person.

  •  Emergency Vehicle Drivers Training (EVDT) FSC-0235-xxx          ($10.00)

18 Years of Age by first day of class – A large proportion of emergency responder deaths and injuries occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents involving emergency response vehicles. this 16 hour course is suitable for both novice and veteran emergency vehicle operators. this course consists of eight (8) hours of classroom and eight (8) hours of driving on a competency course. this course will teach, reinforce and review those issues and skills needed by anyone who operates a motor vehicle in responding to an emergency. Students are required to bring their fire department apparatus or emergency vehicle for which they want to be accredited for apparatus typing (apparatus typing means if you bring an engine your certificate will indicate an engine, if you bring a support utility vehicle, your certificate will indicate utility vehicle and so on…) Students must be at least age 18. This class is limited to 14 students. Students must acquire their own book “Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Participant Manual” for this class which are available from VFIS: visit their website at www.vfis.com. The cost of this program is $10.00 per person.

 

Saturday & Sunday October 24 & 25, 2020

  •  Structural Burn Session (SBS)                                         FSC-0600-xxx          ($50.00)

This 16 hour course will provide the student with a review and application of the techniques used in safe firefighting practices in an actual fire environment. emphasis is placed on safety for both interior and exterior operations. Students are required to have essentials of Fire Fighting before taking this class. Students who participate in this class are not permitted to wear beards or facial hair. Students must be 18 years of age to take this class. Students are required to bring PPE – Turnout Gear, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. Students are also asked to bring a spare SCBA cylinder on the first day of class. A turnout gear inspection will take place prior to students going into live fires. The cost of this class is $50.00 per student. this class is limited to 21 students. Students must bring A COPY OF ESSENTIALS OR ELIF-4 INTERIOR CERTICICATE AND PRESENT THEM TO THE INSTRUCTOR.  FAILURE TO DO SO WILL DISQUALIFY STUDENTS FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE CLASS.  Students also must bring a bag lunch for this class.

  •  Rural Fire Ground Water Movement (RWFM) FSC-0625-xxx          ($10.00)

This 16 hour course instructs the student in the basic methods of water movement in the rural area for firefighting. Tank trucks and large diameter hose are utilized. Safe, efficient and recommended methods are discussed, demonstrated, and practiced. This class is limited to 14 students. Age 16 & up, Introduction to Safety and the Training System or ELIS.  PPE: Turnout Gear. The cost of this class is $10.00 per student.

Saturday & Sunday November 14 & 15, 2020

  •  Engine Company Operations (ECOP)                 FSC-0205-xxx                      ($10.00)

Participants in this 16 hour course will be given the knowledge and skills necessary to operate on a fire ground as a member of an engine company. A discussion of fire behavior and spread in structures, methods of calculating needed fire flow and organizing and equipping engine company is followed by a series of “hands on” drills involving various engine company evolutions. This class is limited to 14 students. Students must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of class. PPE: Turnout Gear & SCBA. Prerequisites: EBM, SBS, ELIF, FF-1 or Bucks Basic Academy. The cost of this program is $10.00 per person.

  •  Vehicle Rescue Refresher & Technology Update (VRTU) FSC-0327-xxx ($10.00)

This 16 hour course is intended for personnel who have already taken a vehicle rescue course in the past. To give a needed review of the concepts of vehicle rescue, and an awareness of the new vehicle designs and technology, new tool designs and technology, and new disentanglement techniques to deal with the air bag locations. This class is limited to 14 students. Students must be at least 16 years of age on the first day of class. Prerequisites: DOH Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician (BVRT) or the NEW Vehicle Rescue Operations NVRO.  PPE: Turnout Gear. The cost of this program is $10.00 per person.

Only on-line Registrations will be accepted.  Please register using the following website link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfMOXwB-3kS6xW50UCcG0QmgXyQHNJhNl1gNHOoqYw5eQoJGg/viewform

http://bit.ly/cambriafall2020

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2020 Essentials of Firefighting Students and current 24-hour Haz-Mat Operations Students, to register for the HMO & FF-1 Certification Test scheduled for September 2020 click the link below….

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScwHhlVsxwMCsq-LwQ4KzhDxFZAx_JYECGHUSwHt1f03l_4qw/viewform

All testing will be done at the Cambria County Regional Training Academy (Fire School Site) 292 Ott Road, Patton, PA 16668

  • Haz-Mat Awareness Certification Test (or Re-Test): Saturday Sept. 12, 2020 start time 8:00 AM, please be there by 7:30 AM
  • Haz-Mat Operations Certification Test: Saturday Sept. 12, 2020 start time 8:00 AM, please be there by 7:30 AM (HMA Certification is a prerequisite)
  • FF-1 Certification Test: Sunday Sept. 13, 2020 start time 8:00 AM, please be there by 7:30 AM (HMO Certification is a prerequisite)

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

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We regret to inform you that the 2020 Annual Cambria County Fire School scheduled for April 2020 has been CANCELLED

Refunds will be issued, we will either send back your original submitted checks or issue you a check if you paid online or we already deposited your payment.

If you have any questions, please contact Brett Gromely (cell: 724-464-7960 or email brettgromley22@gmail.com) about refunds

 

Click here for the official NEWS RELEASE

 

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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 2020 Class NOTICE Flyer

  • Southern Cambria County at West Hills Regional FD will be held on Saturday January 4, 2020 at the Westmont Station starting at 9:00 AM
  • West-Central Cambria County at Dauntless VFD will be held on Saturday January 11, 2020 starting at 8:00 AM
  • East-Central Cambria County at Cresson VFD will be held on Saturday January 4, 2020 starting at 9:00 AM
  • Northern Cambria County at Patton VFD will be held on Saturday January 11, 2020 starting at 12:00 PM (Noon)
  • Indiana County at Clymer VFD will be held on Sunday March 1, 2020 starting at 8:00 AM

2020 Firefighter Essentials program NOTICE is now available:

 CLICK HERE for the 2020 Firefighter Essentials Notice and Registration Form

  1. Southern Cambria County at West Hills Regional FD (Westmont Station) starting Wed. January 8, 2020 – Click Here for the West Hills proposed schedule
  2. West-Central Cambria County at Dauntless VFD starting Saturday January 4, 2020 – Click Here for the Dauntless proposed schedule
  3. East-Central Cambria County at Cresson VFD starting Sunday January 5, 2020 – Click Here for the Cresson proposed schedule
  4. Northern Cambria County at Patton VFD starting Saturday January 4, 2020 – Click Here for the Patton proposed schedule
  5. Indiana County at Clymer VFC starting Saturday January 4, 2020 – Click Here for the Clymer proposed schedule

2020 Firefighter Essentials – Online Registration is now available (click here)


2020 Fire School Dates:

Weekend #1: April 3-4-5, 2020

Weekend #2: April 17-18-19, 2020

Weekend #3: April 24-25-26, 2020

BUCKS Certification Testing Weekend: May 16-17, 2020

2020 CCFS brochure (click here)

2020 Fire School Classes – Online Registration is now available (Click here)

2020 Fire School Class Enrollment Confirmations list: (Click here)


2020 LEADERSHIP ACADEMY will consist of 10 professional development classes and run from February 8, 2020 through February 11, 2020 with Monday March 16, 2020 as a make-up day & Graduation.  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: (Click here to access form)

Click here for the classroom assignments at St. Francis University

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