Body Worn Cameras (22-06)

County, State, Town & Village Law Enforcement throughout Suffolk County are currently using or will be using BWC’s to document public encounters. Please be sure to review and share this information within your agencies. Any questions please feel free to call the SCFA. For more information with our website at www.scfa-li.org

Fire Police Field Day 2022

Fire Police Field Day and Training will be held at the Suffolk County Fire Academy on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Topics will include crime scene preservation, fire police laws, use of ERG & CO Meters, proper positioning of fire police vehicles, and how fire police can assist at fire scenes. […]

Truss Signs Training (22-05)

Please see our Training Message for August 2022 on Truss Signs. This will be a good information to share in your fire station or during a training session.

Contamination Reduction & Cancer Prevention

Occupational cancer due to firefighting is a silent killer- Firefighters face a 9% increase in cancer diagnoses and a 14% increase in cancer related deaths. Unlike many tragic events that take firefighters lives many firefighters are dying due to firefighting related cancers. Unfortunately, many of these deaths often go unnoticed. Learn how to take steps […]

Emergency Response Guide (22-04)

The Emergency Response Guide (ERG) training bulletin summarizes high level uses for the ERG and a reminder of what the colored sections of the guidebook contain.

Safety Stand Down 2022

Next week is Safety Stand Down 2022, and fire departments are advised to focus on situational awareness training and education during the week of June 19-25. Situational awareness is a critical component of emergency response operations. It is a process that helps firefighters solve problems, prevent bad outcomes, and make better decisions in high stress […]

Water Rescue (22-03)

This Water Rescue training bulletin provides high level water rescue safety guidelines during operations and some special considerations.

Brush Fire (22-02)

This Brush Fire training bulletin provides high level safety guidelines for operation during a brush fire on and off the apparatus, and some special considerations.

LP Gas (22-01)

This LP Gas training bulletin provides a summary of the properties of LP Gas and points to consider when responding to an emergency regarding LP Gas cylinders.

FF I National Certification Exam July 9, 2022

The Suffolk County Fire Academy will be hosting the Firefighter I National Certification Exam on July 9, 2022. The Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) is accredited by the National Board on Fire Service  Professional Qualifications (commonly known as “The Pro Board”) to certify individuals who have met the requirements of the professional qualification […]