Welcome to Clinton County OES website...

This site is intended to provide information on events, activities, training and safety to the Fire and EMS community in Clinton County. Please forward any site content ideas or information including any department events you would like to place on the calendar to Car 1 at the Office of Emergency Services webinfo@clintonoes.org

Check out the Journal tab to the right for ramblings from the Fire Coordinator.

  Updated Training List is below....Signing up is critical to holding classes, please signup early.


Upcoming First Responder Training Opportunities

Event Name


Start Date




Water Rescue AwarenessClinton County OESFeb 11 (one night only)6p-10pNoneClick Here
Incident Safety OfficerKeeseville Fire DepartmentFeb 15, 2/17, 2/18, 2/22 & 2/246:30p-9:30pNoneClick Here
Rescue Tech BasicMorrisonville Fire DepartmentFeb 16, 18, 23, 25th, 3/1, 3, 8 & 10th7p-9pNoneClick Here
Water Rescue AwarenessRouses Point Fire Department March 2nd (one night only)6p-10pNoneClick Here
Firefighter 1 (Orientation)Clinton County OESMarch 7th - This is 1st night, students & Fire Chief and/or Training Officer must attend.7p-10pStudents must be physically capable of wearing SCBA and possess current medical clearance for SCBA use. Students not possessing this prerequisite will not be allowed to participate for their own safety. A completed “Training Authorization Letter” submitted on Orientation night will meet this requirement.Click Here
Firefighter 1 (Class)Clinton County OESMarch 23rd then Mondays/Wednesdays until June 29th7p-10pSee AboveClick Here
Firefighter 1 (Final Exam)Clinton County OESJuly 6th7p-10pSee AboveClick Here
Highway Safety for Emergency RespondersClinton County OESMarch 8, 16, 21, 26th6:30p-10:30p, 8:30a-2:30p on the 26thNoneClick Here
NYSAFC - Seminar Series Collyer's Mansion & Hoarder Home FiresClinton Community College - Stafford Science BuildingMarch 12th9a-NoonNoneClick Here
Accident Vehicle Extrication Training (AVET)Clinton County OESApril 5, 12, 19 and 267p-10pFirefighter I; Basic Firefighter; or Firefighting Essentials, or Scene Support Operations, or basic level EMS trainingClick Here
Apparatus Operator Pump Clinton County OESApril 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 267p-10pApparatus Operator, Emergency Vehicle Operations and Scene Support Operations or equivalentClick Here
NYSAFC - Fireground Responsibilities of the Incident CommanderClinton County OESApril 22, 23 & 24th23rd 6a-10p, 23rd & 24th 8a-4p NoneClick Here
NYSAFC - Recruitment & Retention Skills TrainingClinton County OESMay 14th8a-4pNoneClick Here
Apparatus Operator Aerial DeviceClinton County OESMay 31 and following Tuesdays thru July 19th7p-10pScene Support Operations, Apparatus Operator Emergency Vehicle Operations or equivalentClick Here
Water Supply OperationsClinton County OESJune 2 and following Thursdays thru July 28th 7p-10pScene Support Operations or equivalent and Apparatus Operator - PumpClick Here
Truck Company OperationsClinton County OESJuly 11th and following Thursdays and Tuesdays ending on August 3rd7p-10pFirefighter I or equivalent and students must also be physically capable of wearing SCBA and possess current medical clearance for SCBA use. A completed “Training Authorization Letter” submitted on the first night of class will meet this requirement.Click Here
Engine Company OperationsClinton County OESSeptember 6th and following Thursdays and Tuesdays ending on September 29th7p-10pFirefighter I or equivalent and students must also be physically capable of wearing SCBA and possess current medical clearance for SCBA use. A completed “Training Authorization Letter” submitted on the first night of class will meet this requirement.Click Here
Strategy and Tactics for the Initial Company OfficerClinton County OESOctober 6, 13, 20, 27, November 37p-10pDesigned for the senior firefighter who may at times assume the responsibilities of the company officer (NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Level II).Click Here
EMT Training, Advanced, Basic and other, follow link under sign-upClinton Community CollegeVariesFollow link under sign-up Click Here
For a complete listing of NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control Courses including a course description, intended audience, course length and other information please click HERE.
Clinton County Firefighter Training Program (Firefighter I / Basic Exterior Firefighter Operations [BEFO] formerly Scene Support)

For details about Firefighter Training in Clinton County and specifics about the Firefighter I and Basic Exterior Firefighter Operations classes including the rolling admissions/sign-up process follow the Fire Training Program Information link below. Any questions can be directed to County Fire Coordinator Eric Day (eric.day@clintoncountygov.com).

Fire Training Program Information



Clinton County Road Closure Map

This map is currently only a demonstration and may not be current. 


News Headlines
Wed. Jan 6th 2016
The Clinton County Firefighters Association has announced the date for their 2016 Banquet. This years event will again be held at the Rainbow Banquet Facility in Altona. See the related photo for more information regarding scheduling and ticket purchasing.
Thu. Jul 30th 2015
July 29, 2015Dear Fellow Firefighters:The Clinton County Firefighters’ Association in conjunction with the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs is presenting a unique training experience on Sept. 26th and 27th of this year.  The NYSAFC Flashover Simulator will be at the Office of Eme...
Wed. Jul 29th 2015
CP Rail in conjunction with the Clinton County Office of Emergency Services and the City of Plattsburgh Fire Department is offering a Railroad Response Safety Training 3 hour class in August. There will be 2 evening sessions and 4 daytime sessions offering numerous opportunities for First Responders...
Mon. Jun 1st 2015
The Clinton County Office of Emergency Services is seeking Letters of Interest and Resumes from individuals meeting the required qualifications and interested in performing the duties associated as a Volunteer Deputy Fire Coordinator assigned to the Fire Investigation Unit. Qualifications for the po...
Fri. Jan 23rd 2015
The Champlain-Mooers EMS Squad is pleased to announce that Texas Roadhouse of Plattsburgh is offering to assist the squad with a fund raising event to help with funding the construction of the new Champlain-Mooers EMS building. Where: Texas Roadhouse When: Monday Febr...
1-Terrorism Advisory


3-OES ID Program

Clinton County OES ID's customized for your department are available for your members.

Departments wishing to make use of this service should have a Chief's authorized member contact Kelly Donoghue to arrange for training and access credentials for use of the updated on-line ID system.

Kelly can be reached at 518-565-4791 or by email at kelly.donoghue@clintoncountygov.com

4-E-Plan Hazmat System


5-OES Training Tower

Training Tower Inforamtion

** The Tower is Open and available for use by all departments. **

Requests for tower use are accepted at any time. Click below and submit the Application form to Wendy.

Tower Use Registration Form

6-FF'r CloseCalls.com


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