WARREN COUNTY

FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES

Upcoming events

    • 01 Aug 2017
    • 18:30 - 20:00
    • Fire & Rescue Training & Continuing Education Center - ESA Lane, Classroom #1

    The New Volunteer Orientation Program was developed by the Recruitment and Retention Committee of WCFR to highlight the need for volunteers in Fire and EMS Services.  This program will provide an overview of the entire Department of Fire and Rescue Services and will discuss the challenges the new volunteer will face through the training process, emergency response and continued involvement in the volunteer service.  The "new" volunteer will learn from his/her peer's new and innovative ways to overcome the challenges that often result in the loss of a volunteer firefighter or EMT.

    During the course, the new volunteer will learn the training progression of Fire, EMS, and Driver certifications and the requirements and commitments of each.

    Following attendance to this course, the perspective volunteer will receive their training identification number, accountability tags, and photo identification after being voted into membership.

    Prerequisites:  None

    Cost:  None

    Registration:  No pre-registration required.

    Orientation is offered Monthly on the First Tuesday of Each Month at 18:30 hrs

    • 10 Aug 2017
    • 21 Sep 2017
    • Warren County Public Safety Bldg., 200 Skyline Vista Drive

    The Citizens Fire Academy (CFA) is a FREE - at no cost to you seven-week program targeted toward adults in Front Royal/Warren County.  Academy participants will receive an insider’s view of the Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. Each night, CFA participants will learn about a different aspect of the Fire and Rescue Department ranging from emergency medical services and fire suppression to becoming a trained volunteer or career firefighter. Each participant will gain an understanding on the requirements in becoming an emergency responder in our community, receive hands on experience in emergency operations and receive valuable fire and life safety information to protect their family and home.

    The CFA will meet one evening a week (Thursdays) for three hours per session (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.) for a total of 21 hours.  During this time, each participant will receive training as outlined below, each day a new topic will be discussed and each participant will perform a series of exciting hands-on activities taught by the experienced men and women of Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue.

    For more information contact our Fire Administration Office at (540) 636-3830.

    Minimum Requirements:  Must be at least 18 years of age; live or work in Front Royal/Warren County; pass a Professional Background Investigation; must attend at least 15 hours of this program.

    ***This is not a firefighter certification course***

    • 15 Aug 2017
    • 18:30 - 22:30
    • Fire & Rescue Training and Continuing Education Center - ESA Lane

    The American Heart Association Healthcare Provider course teaches students to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart attacks, strokes, and how to perform CPR for adults, infants, and children.  It also places emphasis on FBAO removal and AED usage.  This course will entail the new 2010 standards which include CAB instead of ABC.

    Prerequisites:  **Must be Affiliated with a County of Warren Public Safety Organization - OR Approved by Fire Administration ** 

    Cost:  None

    WCFR Contact Info: Captain Maiatico - gmaiatico@warrencountyfire.com

    This course is provided on the Third Tuesday of Every Other Month.

    • 21 Aug 2017
    • 18:30 - 22:30
    • ESA Lane Training Center

    Start Date: August 21, 2017

    Times:  Monday:  1830 hrs - 2230 hrs

                  Wednesday:  1830 hrs - 2230 hrs

                  Various: Saturday & Sunday: -0800 hrs - 1700 hrs

     

    CPR, First aid, Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Hazardous Materials Operations, Mayday Firefighter Down Awareness/Operations.

    An entry level course for new firefighters.  Course consists of a combination of classroom study, scenarios and modular practical experiences that will prepare the firefighter to carry out fireground functions under the direct supervision and indirect supervision of an officer or experienced firefighter.  The scenarios are designed to train the student in realistic fireground operations.

    Prerequisites:  Students must be at least 16 years of age in order to enroll in the course.  Junior Firefighters must comply with all Junior Firefighters pre-requisites as defined by Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) standards.  Student must be a member of a recognized Fire Department with District Chief approval to attend.  Students must bring full turnout gear and SCBA with spare cylinder to all sessions.

    Cost:  Personnel affiliated with WCFR: No Cost   Non-affiliated Personnel: $400.00

    Registration Forms are to be submitted online by August 14, 2017.   

    • 05 Sep 2017
    • 18:30 - 20:00
    • Fire & Rescue Training & Continuing Education Center - ESA Lane, Classroom #1

    The New Volunteer Orientation Program was developed by the Recruitment and Retention Committee of WCFR to highlight the need for volunteers in Fire and EMS Services.  This program will provide an overview of the entire Department of Fire and Rescue Services and will discuss the challenges the new volunteer will face through the training process, emergency response and continued involvement in the volunteer service.  The "new" volunteer will learn from his/her peer's new and innovative ways to overcome the challenges that often result in the loss of a volunteer firefighter or EMT.

    During the course, the new volunteer will learn the training progression of Fire, EMS, and Driver certifications and the requirements and commitments of each.

    Following attendance to this course, the perspective volunteer will receive their training identification number, accountability tags, and photo identification after being voted into membership.

    Prerequisites:  None

    Cost:  None

    Registration:  No pre-registration required.

    Orientation is offered Monthly on the First Tuesday of Each Month at 18:30 hrs

    • 03 Oct 2017
    • 18:30 - 20:00
    • Fire & Rescue Training & Continuing Education Center - ESA Lane, Classroom #1

    The New Volunteer Orientation Program was developed by the Recruitment and Retention Committee of WCFR to highlight the need for volunteers in Fire and EMS Services.  This program will provide an overview of the entire Department of Fire and Rescue Services and will discuss the challenges the new volunteer will face through the training process, emergency response and continued involvement in the volunteer service.  The "new" volunteer will learn from his/her peer's new and innovative ways to overcome the challenges that often result in the loss of a volunteer firefighter or EMT.

    During the course, the new volunteer will learn the training progression of Fire, EMS, and Driver certifications and the requirements and commitments of each.

    Following attendance to this course, the perspective volunteer will receive their training identification number, accountability tags, and photo identification after being voted into membership.

    Prerequisites:  None

    Cost:  None

    Registration:  No pre-registration required.

    Orientation is offered Monthly on the First Tuesday of Each Month at 18:30 hrs

    • 17 Oct 2017
    • 18:30 - 22:30
    • Fire & Rescue Training and Continuing Education Center - ESA Lane

    The American Heart Association Healthcare Provider course teaches students to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart attacks, strokes, and how to perform CPR for adults, infants, and children.  It also places emphasis on FBAO removal and AED usage.  This course will entail the new 2010 standards which include CAB instead of ABC.

    Prerequisites:  **Must be Affiliated with a County of Warren Public Safety Organization - OR Approved by Fire Administration ** 

    Cost:  None

    WCFR Contact Info: Captain Maiatico - gmaiatico@warrencountyfire.com

    This course is provided on the Third Tuesday of Every Other Month.

    • 07 Nov 2017
    • 18:30 - 20:00
    • Fire & Rescue Training & Continuing Education Center - ESA Lane, Classroom #1

    The New Volunteer Orientation Program was developed by the Recruitment and Retention Committee of WCFR to highlight the need for volunteers in Fire and EMS Services.  This program will provide an overview of the entire Department of Fire and Rescue Services and will discuss the challenges the new volunteer will face through the training process, emergency response and continued involvement in the volunteer service.  The "new" volunteer will learn from his/her peer's new and innovative ways to overcome the challenges that often result in the loss of a volunteer firefighter or EMT.

    During the course, the new volunteer will learn the training progression of Fire, EMS, and Driver certifications and the requirements and commitments of each.

    Following attendance to this course, the perspective volunteer will receive their training identification number, accountability tags, and photo identification after being voted into membership.

    Prerequisites:  None

    Cost:  None

    Registration:  No pre-registration required.

    Orientation is offered Monthly on the First Tuesday of Each Month at 18:30 hrs

    • 05 Dec 2017
    • 18:30 - 20:00
    • Fire & Rescue Training & Continuing Education Center - ESA Lane, Classroom #1

    The New Volunteer Orientation Program was developed by the Recruitment and Retention Committee of WCFR to highlight the need for volunteers in Fire and EMS Services.  This program will provide an overview of the entire Department of Fire and Rescue Services and will discuss the challenges the new volunteer will face through the training process, emergency response and continued involvement in the volunteer service.  The "new" volunteer will learn from his/her peer's new and innovative ways to overcome the challenges that often result in the loss of a volunteer firefighter or EMT.

    During the course, the new volunteer will learn the training progression of Fire, EMS, and Driver certifications and the requirements and commitments of each.

    Following attendance to this course, the perspective volunteer will receive their training identification number, accountability tags, and photo identification after being voted into membership.

    Prerequisites:  None

    Cost:  None

    Registration:  No pre-registration required.

    Orientation is offered Monthly on the First Tuesday of Each Month at 18:30 hrs

    • 19 Dec 2017
    • 18:30 - 22:30
    • Fire & Rescue Training and Continuing Education Center - ESA Lane

    The American Heart Association Healthcare Provider course teaches students to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart attacks, strokes, and how to perform CPR for adults, infants, and children.  It also places emphasis on FBAO removal and AED usage.  This course will entail the new 2010 standards which include CAB instead of ABC.

    Prerequisites:  **Must be Affiliated with a County of Warren Public Safety Organization - OR Approved by Fire Administration ** 

    Cost:  None

    WCFR Contact Info: Captain Maiatico - gmaiatico@warrencountyfire.com

    This course is provided on the Third Tuesday of Every Other Month.

 Warren County Fire & Rescue Services

200 Skyline Vista Drive, Suite 200

Front Royal, VA  22630

540-636-3830

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