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Fire Fighting Equipment Revolving Loan Fund

The Fire Service Training Bureau is pleased to announce the opening of the Fire Fighting Equipment Revolving Loan Program for Fiscal Year 2019. The application period for this zero interest loan program will start July 16, 2018, and close September 30, 2018.

Fire Fighting Equipment Revolving Loan Fund Rules & Application



Annual State Fire School

Call for Presentations


Annual State Fire School - Save the Dates!!

95th Annual State Fire School: February 22-24, 2019

96th Annual State Fire School: February 21-23, 2020

97th Annual State Fire School: February 19-21, 2021

98th Annual State Fire School: February 25-27, 2022

99th Annual State Fire School: February 24-26, 2023

100th Annual State Fire School: February 23-25, 2024

101st Annual State Fire School: February 21-23, 2025


Below are the classes being offered through the Fire Service Training Bureau in the coming months:


Open Enrollment Classes

Instructor I - Iowa City

Instructor I - Council Bluffs

Fire Officer II - Johnston

Instructor II - Ames

Instructor I - Spencer

Fire Officer I - Burlington


Arson/Fire Investigation School


Volunteer Fire Chief's Workshop

Save the Date: March 30, 2019


Iowa Association of Professional Chiefs


Live Fire Skills


Hazardous Materials Symposium

Save the Date: November 1, 2018


Instructor Conference

Instructor Conference - Save the Date: November 30 - December 1, 2018

IaSFSI Membership Registration Form


National Fire Academy Courses

National Fire Academy Direct Delivery and Regional Delivery courses are also coordinated and provided through the Fire Service Training Bureau. The Fire Service Training Bureau schedules and facilitates these courses for the Iowa Fire Service. A portion of the courses are usually held at the Annual State Fire School. Some are hosted as weekend activities at the Training Bureau, and some are offered to our Community College partners to be held in conjunction with their Regional Fire Schools, or as stand alone activities.


Regional Deliveries (six days)


Direct Deliveries (two days)

General Admissions Application

Instructions for Obtaining a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number


New Fire Chief: Challenging Issues (F0760) - August 25 & 26, 2018

New Fire Chief: Administration Issues (F0761) - September 22 & 23, 2018

Incident Command System and Resource Management for the Fire Service (F0376) - October 18 & 19, 2018

Incident Safety Officer (F0729) - October 25 & 26, 2018

New Fire Chief: Contemporary Issues (F0762) - December 8 & 9, 2018

Emergency Response to Terrorism: Strategic and Tactical Considerations for Supervisors (F0549) - January 17 & 18, 2019

Preparation for Initial Company Operations (F0458) - February 7 & 8, 2019


Regional Fire Schools

The Fire Service Training Bureau cooperates with several community colleges and their planning committees regarding regional fire schools. The Bureau offers courses, certification exams, and sets up the Iowa Fire Service Bookstore, to make the latest in training manuals and videos available to the regional fire school attendees.

Regional Fire Schools SCHEDULE

WIT/Northwest Iowa Regional Fire School, Sioux City

Save the Date: March 16-17, 2019


Indian Hills Regional Fire School, Ottumwa


Quad County/Hawkeye Community College Fire School, Waterloo


CITA/Kirkwood Fire School, Cedar Rapids - Sept. 22-23, 2018


Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference and Fire School

Dubuque, October 19-20, 2018


NATA Brochure, Fort Dodge - November 3 & 4, 2018


Other Training Opportunities

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) Scholarship Application

Principles of Modern Fire Attack: SLICE-RS

ICS Classes

Iowa Pipeline Association Responder Safety Training

Annual Iowa Pipeline Awareness Program

Iowa Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment & Retention Project

NFIRS Fire Bridge End-User Training

Pipeline Training for First Responders (Awareness, Operations, & Tech. Level)

Transcaer Training: Anhydrous Ammonia Tour




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