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 Shanna Davis at the Office of Emergency Services shanna.davis@clintoncountygov.com

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

  New Training Calendar Below, look for new classes on the calendar, signup by calling Shawna at CCOES


First Responder Training Opportunities Scheduled, Coordinated or otherwise promoted by the Clinton County Office of Emergency Services will be posted on this calendar. All dates for the course will be included on the calendar as OES is provided data by instructors.

First Responder Training Opportunities data such as start dates, course description, prerequisites and any special sign-up information can be found below:

Event Name


Start Date


Course Description



Firefighter I (Part A) - Basic Exterior FF'r Operations Clinton County OESTBD6:30pm-10:30pmThe student will be provided with the training to support fire activities that arise before, during & after fire attack with respect to their exterior only classification. The student will be exposed to the knowledge & skills pertaining to; Fire, Tool & Scene Safety, Fire Behavior & Development, PPE & SCBA Practices (excluding donning & doffing of SCBA), Communication & Incident Management System (IMS) Principles, Fire Prevention & Investigation Principles, Fire Extinguishers, Hose Practices (excluding fire advancement & attack), Water Supply, Nozzles & Fire Streams, Ground Ladder Operations, Ropes & Knots. The course is the initial class all FF'rs are recommended and is prerequisite for Fire Fighter 1.None, however must have Fire Chief's Authorization Letter518-565-4791
Firefighter I "Part B" Interior FF'ing OperationsClinton County OESTBD6:30pm-10:30pmCourse is a follow on from Basic Exterior FF'r Operations for students wishing to obtain FF 1 Certification to be able to conduct Interior Firefighting Operations. Couse includes but it not limted to SCBA use & operations as well as Fire Attack including live fire hands on evolutions. This is a physically challenging course and is only geared for individuals are are deemed fit for interior Firefighting by their Department physician.Basic Exterior FF'r Operations518-565-4791
Water Supply OperationsCumberland Head FDSeptember 7 (runs 9 consecutive Thursday nights)7p-9pOffers firefighters with information and skills in determining water supply requirements for firefighting purposes and water delivery methods. Demonstrations and practice sessions are included.BEFO or Scene Support & Pump Operator518-565-4791
Accident Victim Extrication Technician (AVET)Peru FDOctober 3 (runs 4 consecutive Tuesday nights)6p-10pProvides hands-on training in motor vehicle rescue and extrication techniques while stressing the need for scene safety and vehicle stabilization. It includes rescue theory, rescue life cycle, new technology in automotive design and rescue tools and their uses.FF1 or BEFO formerly Scene Support or Basic EMT518-565-4791
EMT Training, Advanced, Basic and other, follow link under sign-upClinton Community CollegeVaries - Follow link for signup or contact CCC directly for more informationFollow link under sign-up

This EMT course is designed for individuals who wish to actively ride and work in ambulances. The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation, providing care for the sick and injured. EMTs function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. 

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. Aug 9th 2017
Apparatus Operator Aerial Device Training Class started last evening, August 8th, at Clinton County Office of Emergency Services. The class is an 8 week course that will instruct students on many topic of the inspection, testing and operations of aerial firefighting devices. The lead State Fire Inst...
Mon. Jul 17th 2017
Fire Departments in Clinton County have completed 100% their Fire Reporting submissions for 2016 to the State of New York for inclusion in the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). New York State has finished annually, for the several years now, as  the State with the highest overall...
Fri. Jul 29th 2016
Clinton County OES is actively working on conversion of the old Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System Bookmobile into a Mobile Command Post. The vehicle will have capabilities for interoperable communications and data as well as work space for incident command staff. The intent is that the vehi...
Tue. Apr 26th 2016
Clinton County Office of Emergency Services is hosting the NYS Department of Health, Regional Health Preparedness Coalition's program "Mass Fatality Planning" meeting at CCOES on May 4th from 10am to 1230pm.Given recent terrorist attacks in California, Paris and Brussels as well as the...
Tue. Apr 26th 2016
NEWS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMEDIA CONTACT:Eric Day – Clinton County Fire CoordinatorEric.day@clintoncountygov.com  First Responder - New Vehicle Technology SeminarFocuses on Safety with Hybrids, Electric and Vehicle AnatomyPlattsburgh, NY (April 15, 2016) – With the techno...
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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