NOTICE: ECOP (Engine Co. Ops) class this weekend (11/14-15/2020) CANCELED

Unfortunately due to the increase in COVID-19 cases currently happening across the county and across the state.  We have decided to CANCEL the Engine Co. Ops (ECOP) class that is scheduled to run this weekend Sat. & Sun. Nov. 14 & 15, 2020 at the Cambria County Fire School Site (Cambria County Regional Training Academy),
We are sorry for the inconvenience and short notice and hope to run this class sometime in the future.
If you have pre-paid for this class, we will issue you a refund.

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:


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:

To schedule your training night and confirm your calendar date, contact Site Director Joe Adams, cell: 814-615-9733 or email:

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



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


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 about refunds


Click here for the official NEWS RELEASE



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 Fire School Dates:

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

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

Weekend #3: April 24-25, 2021

BUCKS Certification Testing Weekend: May 15-16, 2021

2021 CCFS brochure will be out soon (click here)

2021 Fire School Classes – Online Registration will be available soon (Click here)

2021 Fire School Class Enrollment Confirmations list: (Click here)

2021 LEADERSHIP ACADEMY will consist of 10 professional development classes and run from January 11, 2021 through March 17, 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 will be available soon Click here to access form)

All classes will be online through St. Francis University

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