Fire Training Center
James McCann, Manager/Training Coordinator
The Orange County Fire Training Center opened in October of 1991. The facility consists of an administration building which houses offices of the Fire Coordinator, Fire Investigation Unit, Hazardous Materials Response Team, and Technical Resue Team in addition to class rooms and administrative space for Fire Training.
The outside evolution area consists of a three story burn building, five story high-rise building, SCBA Maze Building, Railroad Tank Car, Flammable/Hazardous Liquid Trailer, Industrial Hazardous Material Storage Tank, Drafting Pond and several concrete pads where evolutions such as vehicle extrication, Haz-Mat, etc. can be staged.
The class rooms and outside evolution areas are used by Fire, Police (State, Sheriff & Local) and EMS personnel to conduct training. In addition, all county government agencies use the facility to conduct in-service training such as fire extinguisher training, confined space safety, emergency vehicle operation, defensive driving, first aid, safety awareness classes, etc.
Operating hours of the Fire Training Center are Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm and 6:30pm - 10:30pm. Saturday and Sundays are available to fire agencies upon request.
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