News Headlines
Sun. Dec 29th 2019
HUDSON, NY - This holiday season, the members of CVFC adopted two veteran firefighters who now reside at the Firemen's Association of the State of New York's (FASNY's) Firemen's Home w...
Sun. Dec 29th 2019
COTTEKILL, NY - We all know the words "He's making a list, He's checking it twice"; well on Saturday December 21st, 2019 dear old St. Nick did his annual pre-Christmas sleigh run in ...
Thu. Jul 18th 2019
COTTEKILL, NY - On July 17th, 2019 Fire Chief Brad Fiore promoted Timothy Houck and Erik Whispell from Exterior Firefighter to Interior Firefighter. Both members completed the NYS Interior Firefighte...
Fri. Jul 12th 2019
COTTEKILL, NY - Members of the Cottekill Volunteer Fire Company (CVFC)along with Cottekill Fire District commissioners formed a committee back in January 2018 to design a new rescue pumper. Over the n...
Mon. Mar 25th 2019
Burn Ban Decreases Wildfire Risks and Protects Lives and PropertyDepartment of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today reminds residents that with spring approaching condition...
Continuing Education

Keeping current on strategies and tactics; advancements in equipment; and learning from our peers is the only way to become better firefighters. This page contains links to membership reference material; training course listings; trade magazines websites; training and on scene videos; books and other professional education materials .Firefighting is a job, not an after school activity. You can't learn this job just by attending Wednesday night drills...Google it, YouTube it, research it, and Pass It On.

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Training SchedulesUlster County Fire
 Ulster County EMS
 NYS Fire Academy
Online TrainingVFIS-U
 FEMA - ICS-100 ICS-200 ICS-700 ICS-800
 Lion Academy
 Fire Hero Learning Network
 UL Fire Safety Academy
 International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Academy
 National Fire Academy (NFA) Online
Informational WebsitesFASNY
 NYS Association of Fire Chiefs
 National Volunteer Fire Council
 Firefighter Close Calls
 Fire Apparatus & Equipment
 Fire Engineering
 Fire Rescue
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Members interested in attending outreach courses and seminars are to complete the form below. This includes all courses, classes and seminars sponsored by an outside agency that are not part of the companies regular training. Fill in all applicable fields. For a complete list of available courses click the following links: [NYS & Ulster County Fire Courses] [NYS Assoc Fire Chief's] [VFIS] [Ulster County EMS Courses]


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