Drill Ground Academy

Attendees of the Drill Ground Instructor Academy hosted by the RI Firefighter Instructors Association conducted by Bill Hopson.

RIFIA Membership Meeting / Elections of Officers

Rhode Island Fire Instructors Association next membership meeting will be on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 1830 hours at a the RI Fire Academy, 4 Green Ln, Exeter, RI.

NFPA 1006 – Rope Rescue 2 (Tech) Class# 1 Complete

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Above photo: students and instructors from the Spring 2015 Rope Rescue Technician course.

The first NFPA 1006 Rope Rescue Level 2 (Technician) completed the final day of evolutions today. Congratulations RIFA Rope Level 2 – Class #1

RIFA- Instructor Apparel

RIFA Instructor apparel in now available through Threadzri. Download brochure for ordering information. Contact Bruce Quinn for more information: bruce@threadzri.com



RIFA Class #234 photo

RIFA Class 234 Completes NFPA Firefighter 2

RIFA Class #234 photo

RIFA Class #234

NFPA 1002 (Driver Operator/Pumper)- Cumberland

A Driver/Operator – Pumper (NFPA 1002) program will be presented in Cumberland beginning Monday, September 8, 2014. Any member of your department interested in attending this course should forward a registration to the Rhode Island Fire Academy.

This course is nationally accredited through the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications.

Start Date: September 8, 2014 (See attached schedule.)

Location: Cumberland Rescue HQ, 1512 Mendon Road,Cumberland

Cost: Contact Chief Brian Jackvony, 401-722-5992

Prerequisite: Firefighter Level 1

**PPE is required for pumping practicals**

Textbook: NFPA 1002 Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications 2009 Edition.

Register by August 4, 2014: Forward registrations to: Rhode Island Fire Academy


Fax: (401) 462-4250

NOTE: There are limited openings available.