Heat Safety Tips NEVER leave children or pets in a parked car. Find activities indoors for you and your family during the peak hours of the day. If you must perform work or activities outside, do so in the early morning or late evening hours, if possible. Use...read more
Construction Detour Affecting Entrance to NWFD Training Center From Frontage Road From 10/13/2016 through 10/23/2016, Starcommerce Way will be closed at the Eastbound I-10 Frontage Road. For visitors to the NWFD Training center arriving via the Frontage Road, there...read more
Home fires occur more in winter than in any other season. As you stay cozy and warm this winter season, be fire smart! For more information on how to prevent winter fires, visit www.usfa.fema.gov/winter/ and www.nfpa.org/winter/...read more
Opportunities for the community to join firefighters in assisting those in need Northwest Firefighters invite the community and local businesses to join them in helping those in need this holiday season by donating non-perishable food and toys. Items will be collected...read more
Leadership I consists of practical training for fire service leadership and supervision. This course also includes decision-making, problem solving, and running a meeting.
Leadership II consists of a continuation of Leadership I and includes practical training for fire service leadership and supervision, as well as managing multiple roles, creativity, power and ethics.
Leadership III consists of a continuation of Leadership II. This course includes practical training for fire service leadership and supervision, as well as learning situational leadership, delegation, coaching and discipline.read more
The Live Fire Instructor Credential Program is a unique blend of distance learning and intense 3-day hands on academy focusing on the responsibilities of instructors charged with the important safety duties of a live fire instructor.
This course is based on the NFPA 1403 Standard on Live Fire Training for its content and references Live Fire Instructor Principles and Practices by Jones & Bartlett as its text. Students will complete an extensive online course prior to the hands on portion and will challenge a series of written and practical examinations to earn this 3 year credential.read more