The Syracuse Fire Department Training Division is responsible for the following training and related programs for the Syracuse Fire Department. All training conducted meets or exceeds current state and federal requirements.
Training of Recruit Firefighters Minimum Company Standards evaluations Officer Training Driver Training EMS Training Audio-Visual support Specification writing Research and Development Procurement and distribution of all tools and equipment and related repairs as required In-service Training Program Field Training Officer Program
The training facility, located at 312 State Fair Boulevard, has a modern classroom for 20 firefighters, a five story training tower, separate smoke house, 2 story live fire house with temperature monitoring equipment, and a roof simulator for cutting holes. The large grounds can be used for many other fire exercises including driver training.
The Training Division is also responsible for the inventory, inspection, and testing of all fire department SCBA's, hose, and portable extinguisher.