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 OESA BEFO Class is ongoing (Fall 2017). Call OES to register for future deliveries in 20186:30pm-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
Firefighter II  - (w/ Accident Victim Extrication)Clinton County OESOctober 306:00 pm-9pmCourse is considerd the last step in initial level training for interior structural firefighters and/or who will serve as team or group leaders under the general supervision of an officer. Introduces new more advanced areas that will be expanded in other training programs. With the exception of those NFPA Firefighter Level II objectives pertaining to Vehicle Extrication techniques, a firefighter receives the training components equivalent to those found within NFPA Firefighter II Standard. Firefighter II is based on objectives from NFPA Standard 1001, Firefighter Level II, and consists of performance criteria 15 REV 5/4/17 in: incident command implementation, build-ing materials and collapse, special rescue, hydrant flow and operability, hose tools, foam operations, flammable liquid/gases, detection, alarm systems, fire department communications, prefire planning, special situations, strategy and tactics. Firefighter I or equivalent and students must also 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” mailed with your registration will meet this requirement.518-565-4791
Fire Officer I (NFPA 1021-2014)District #3 Wallace HillJanuary 9, 2018 - March 20, 2018 (2 nights per week)6p-9pThis is the first course in the Fire Officer series, addressing the job performance requirements of NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications. Topics include assuming the role of company officer, fire department organization, leadership, supervision, fire department communications, the company officer’s role in safety, size-up, strategy & tactics for engine and truck companies; single company operations, error management and human factors, implementing the life safety initiatives, group dynamics, pre-incident planning, fire inspection practices, information management, budgets, company level training, community relations and customer service, labor relations, and strategy & tactics for multiple company operations. FF1 or BEFO formerly Scene Support or Basic EMT518-565-4791
Firefighter SurvivalClinton County OES2/5, 2/7, 2/12, 2/19 6p-9pBased on Chief John Salka’s “Get Out Alive” program, this program is designed for self-rescue and rescue of trapped firefighters. Course content will enable firefighters to recognize the types of events encountered on the fire ground that contribute to firefighter disorientation and/or entrapment, to have knowledge of what is necessary to ensure their safety and that of their partners or crew members, and perform self-rescue techniques when disoriented, separated, or when needing to exit a structure in an emergency. This course requires students to perform a number of practical evolutions with selfcontained breathing apparatus (SCBA). This course includes the National Fire Academy Calling the Mayday.Prerequisites: Firefighter I, SCBA medical clearance, and signed Training Authorization Letter. The nationally recognized Firefighter Level I certification may be substituted for the course prerequisites. 518-565-4791
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. 

EMS - ACLSClinton County OESNov 2 and Nov 36p-9p on 11/2 & 8a-3p on 11/3  518-565-4791
EMS - BLS PreceptorClinton County OESNov 167p-9:30p  518-565-4791
EMS - Check & Inject ProgramClinton County OESNov 286:30p-9:30p  518-565-4791
EMS - ALS Preceptor ClassClinton County OESNov 297p-9:30p  518-565-4791
EMS - PALS ClassClinton County OESNov 30 & Dec 16p-9p on 11/30, 8a-3p on 12/1  518-565-4791
EMS - Mega CodeClinton County OESDec 17:30p-10p  518-565-4791
EMS - BLS Instructor's CourseClinton County OESDec 28a-1p  518-565-4791
EMS - Check & Inject ProgramClinton County OESDec 56:30p-9:30p  518-565-4791
EMS - Check & Inject ProgramClinton County OESDec 812p-3p  518-565-4791
EMS - Check & Inject ProgramClinton County OESDec 98a-11a  518-565-4791
EMS - Mega CodeClinton County OESDec 107:30p-10p  518-565-4791
EMS - Check & Inject ProgramClinton County OESDec 168a-11a  518-565-4791
EMS - Mega CodeClinton County OESDec 277:30p-10p  518-565-4791
EMS - Mega CodeClinton County OESDec 287:30p-10p  518-565-4791
EMS - Mega CodeClinton County OESDec 297:30p-10p  518-565-4791
EMS - Mega CodeClinton County OESDec 319a-12:30p  518-565-4791
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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