Training Division

Responsibilities


The Training Division is responsible for delivering training programs and fostering professional development among Fire Department personnel.

Drills


Daily training exercises are a requirement of the Department and drills are organized that include:
  • Company/command level fire combat for structures
  • Hazardous Materials Incidents
  • Industrial and Transportation
  • Rescue and Emergency Medical Services
  • Wildland
Specialized training programs, such as swift water rescue, extrication, and high/low angle rescue are also coordinated through the Division.


Internship Program


The Training Division manages the Cosumnes River College (CRC) Firefighter Internship Program. This specialized program, offered in partnership with Cosumnes River College, attempts to enlist new men and women into the firefighting profession by providing a hands-on training experience.

Battalion Chief


Battalion Chief Dale Carnes heads the Training Division, which includes a Training Captain and an Administrative Specialist I, and reports directly to Deputy Chief, Mike McLaughlin.