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


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Mass Fatality Planning SessionClinton County OESMay 4th10a-1230pNo Prereq's - Program is open to all Fire, EMS and LE - See news storm below.No Req'd
Apparatus Operator Pump Clinton County OESTo Be Rescheduled
Please sign-up so we can gauge interest.
 Apparatus Operator, Emergency Vehicle Operations and Scene Support Operations or equivalent565-4791
First Responder New Vehicle Technology SeminarKnight Buick GMCMay 14th130p-430pNo Prerequisites. All Fire, EMS and LE Invited565-4791
NYSAFC - Recruitment & Retention Skills TrainingClass has been canceledMay 14thCanceled Class has been Canceled565-4791
Apparatus Operator Aerial DeviceClinton County OESMay 31 and following Tuesdays thru July 19th7p-10pScene Support Operations, Apparatus Operator Emergency Vehicle Operations or equivalent565-4791
Water Supply OperationsClinton County OESJune 2 and following Thursdays thru July 28th 7p-10pScene Support Operations or equivalent and Apparatus Operator - Pump565-4791
NYS OEM Tier III TrainingClinton County OESJune 7 (Offering #1)8:30a-1130aNone565-4791
NYS OEM Tier III TrainingClinton County OESJune 7 (Offering #2)6p-9pNone565-4791
Basic EMT Core Content
(Prep, Airway, Asessment, Geri, EMS Ops) 
Saranac Fire DepartmentJune 27th6p-10:30pBasic EMTText Ken Rambach @ 534-8447
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.565-4791
Basic EMT Core Content
(Immuno/Tox, OB/Pedi, Cardio, Trauma, ABD/GI/Hemo)
Saranac Fire DepartmentAugust 22nd6p-10:30pEMT BasicText Ken Rambach @ 534-8447
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.565-4791
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).565-4791
Basic EMT Core Content
(Prep, Trauma, Assessment, Pharma, Shock/Resuscitation)
Saranac Fire DepartmentOctober 17th6p-10:30pBasic EMTText Ken Rambach @ 534-8447
Basic EMT Core Content
(Immuno/Tox, Respiratory, Trauma)
Saranac Fire DepartmentDecember 12th6p-10:30pBasic EMTText Ken Rambach @ 534-8447
EMT Training, Advanced, Basic and other, follow link under sign-upClinton Community CollegeVariesFollow link under sign-up 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
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...
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...
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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