Training 

The Training section is responsible for delivering training programs and fostering professional development among Fire Department personnel. Daily training exercises are a requirement of the Department and drills are organized that include but are not limited to: 

  • Company/command level fire combat for structures
  • Wildland
  • Industrial and transportation
  • Hazardous materials incidents
  • Rescue and emergency medical services

In cooperation with the Training section, the Special Operations section offers specialized training programs such as:

  • Swift water rescue
  • Extrication
  • High/low angle rescue 

The Training section 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. For more information on how to become a firefighter, see our Recruitment page.