Firefighter TrainingNew City Fire Engine Co. No. 1 provides extensive training to its ranks and drills frequently.
In addition to our comprehensive in-house instruction, the New York State requirement TO BE A VOLUNTEER FIREMAN is that the applicant must complete a New York State Training program, which consists of a basic and intermediate fire-training course. The duration of these two courses is approximately 26 weeks. These courses are offered a number of times during the year in the evenings at the Fire Training Center in Pomona, NY. These courses must be completed within eighteen (18) months of becoming a member.
More information can be found on the county website's Fire & Emergency section.