Due to COVID 19 virus all programming has been postponed through May 20, 2020.
The new facility has three classrooms for use. The largest classroom (Room 102) seats 85 comfortably..
Each of the smaller classrooms (Rooms 111 and 112) seat 35 students. Classroom space can be rented by Government Agencies and Private Organizations/Companies. Please refer to our fee schedule for pricing.
This room can accommodate 36 seated students and can be used as an overflow classroom. This space is equipped with two microwaves, two refrigerators/freezers, a stove and coffee maker.
This space can accommodate up to 12 for smaller group session and meetings.
This building features both flat and pitched roof props, class "A" burn building, 2 confined space access points, multiple engineered roof anchors, mock utilities with shut offs.
This 4 story building has multiple anchor points, fire standpipes and mock utilities. It is also a class "A" burn building. The windows of the tower have plywood plates which provide obscure vision when used with a smoke generator. This is an ideal place to practice bailout.
The simulator consists of two stations, a dual horizontal tank setup with multiple shutoff valves and plumbing and a single upright tank. Both scenarios allow liquid or vapor based fires to be controlled from an elevated remote station with a full view of all students.
Propane Props Available:
Propane Hose and Regulator
The fire school can provide vehicles (with advanced notice) for departments interested in perfecting their car fire and extrication skills. The school has access to extrication tools and for special programs we can bring in a multitude of specialized equipment.
This simulator consists of a series of vaults and pipes which create a wide variety of confined space rescue scenarios. The simulator is built grade level with access/egress doors for drill set-up, evolutions, or emergency access. Manhole access is provided topside for the majority of scenarios. A gradual slope has been paved leading up to the top of the simulator which can be used for apparatus, tool staging and tripod deployment.
This simulator was designed by rescuers for a realistic training environment. This prop was built at grade level for safety and consists of various sections to allow participants a training environment for multiple scenarios; including an 8' straight, a 12' deep, and an intersecting "T" trench.
Many scenarios can be simulated using the variety of available props. A MC 312 (corrosives) and MC 306 (gasoline/liquid) are available as well as many other simulators. The Fairfield County Hazardous Materials Incident Response Team utilizes this facility for its monthly training exercises.
The FRFS has a large area in the rear of the building that can be set up for driving exercises including Q Endorsement training.
This prop is used in conjunction with lecture and hands on practice to enable fire fighters to recognize the signs of developing flashover conditions and take steps to exit the environment. For more information on our Flashover Program click here.
Flat roof, pitched roof, roll-up door, forcible entry door and fire extinguisher simulators are available, along with RIT collapse area and a SCBA confidence course.
A SCBA Compressor is available for refiling bottles. Safety Officers: All live burning exercises require a CT Certified Safety Officer. If your department cannot provide one, we will provide one for an additional fee. We also offer Cool Draft for Rehab, Lights for Night Training, AED is available during classes.