North Dakota Firefighter's Association


December 12-14, 2014, Minot, ND:

The North Dakota Firefighter's Association is now accepting registrations for the Annual RESCUE SCHOOL. Classes will be held at the All Seasons Arena on the North Dakota State Fair Grounds, Minot, ND. Classes being offered are:

Basic Auto Extrication

Heavy Truck Extrication

School Bus Extrication

Advanced Auto Extrication

Grain Bin Extrication  

Hybrid/New Vehicle Technology 

All of these classes, with the exception of Grain Bin Extrication, fulfil the requirement for Extrication Instructor Continuing Education and certification refresher.

To view course descriptions and to register online please click here.

If you are a vendor and wish to participate please follow this link: Vendor Sign-up.


Seats are LIMITED so register early!

Live Fire Training

Grand Forks Fire Dept.


NDFA is sponsoring three Live Fire Fireblast classes. These classes fulfill the Live Fire requirement for certification. They will be hosted by:

Stanley Fire Dept. - Oct 11, 2014

New England Fire Dept. - Oct 25, 2014

Park River Fire Dept. - Nov 1, 2014

Classes start at 8:00 am local time. Morning sessions consist of beginning level evolutions. The afternoon will consist of intermediate level. You must have attended the beginning level to proceed to intermediate.

Full PPE with SCBA is required to attend. Students must be clean shaven to ensure a proper seal on their SCBA.

Each class has limited number of seats available so please register early. Contact the NDFA at (701) 222-2799 to sign up.

Training Opportunity offered by CP Rail

Training will be held in Pueblo Colorado

For further information on this grant funded training opportunity please click here.

2014 National Fire Academy

In-State Classes

Here are the dates for the National Fire Academy Classes that will be held in North Dakota. The NFA hasn't assigned Instructors for those classes being held in January and beyond yet; however the dates have been confirmed on the NFA Calendar. Please contact the NDFA Office for more information and to register.




F/W 0347  Community Risk Issues and Prevention Interventions 2 day course Bismarck (NDFPA) 17/18 Oct, 2014 Selected
F/W 0455 Strategy & Tactics for Initial Co. Ops Minot City 20/21 Oct, 2014 Selected
F/W 0729  Incident Safety Officer    Minot City 6/7 Nov, 2014 Selected
F/W 0457 Decision Making for Initial Company Operations Devils Lake 13/14 Dec, 2014 Selected
F/W 0457 Decision Making for Initial Company Operations Grand Forks 15/16 Dec, 2014 Selected
F/W 0457 - Decision Making for Initial Company Operations. Dickinson 24/25 Jan, 2015 Pending
F/W 0457 - Decision Making for Initial Company Operations. Fargo FD 24/25 Jan, 2015 Pending
F/W 0376 Incident Command System and Resource Management for the Fire Service  West Fargo 7/8 Feb, 2015 Pending
F/W 0634 Juvenile Firesetting Prevention and Intervention Level II Jamestown 6/7 Mar, 2015 Pending







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