Carbon Monoxide Alarm Responses (22-09)

Carbon monoxide alarms (and emergencies) occur throughout the year, but we see an increase during the winter months. This bulletin summarizes some of the properties of CO, and has some tips and considerations when responding to an alarm.

Oil Burner Emergencies (22-08)

With the colder weather approaching, you are likely to be called to respond to an oil burner emergency. This bulletin summarizes some conditions you may encounter and fire department actions.

Lithium-Ion Batteries (22-07)

With the widespread use of lithium-ion batteries in items like smartphones, laptops, toys, e -bikes, e-scooters and tools, this training bulletin provides you with awareness information and tips.

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

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.

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.