James H. Reger, Deputy Commissioner Fire Safety
Email: james.reger@erie.gov

Tiger Schmittendorf, Deputy Fire Coordinator
Email: tiger.schmittendorf@erie.gov

Deborah Howell, Administrative Assistant
Email: deborah.howell@erie.gov

General Email: fire@erie.gov

The Fire Safety Division operates from the Emergency Services Training & Operations Center in Cheektowaga, NY. The Fire Safety Office coordinates the recruitment, training and mutual aid operations of our county's 97 fire departments to assist them in serving the needs of the residents, businesses and visitors to their communities.

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What's Happening in Fire Safety
TRAINING: Two (2) New Courses Added-One (1) at Risk

COURSE STATUS UPDATES:

 

The training schedule has been updated at www.erie.gov/fire to reflect these course announcements: 

 

 

 

AT RISK:

 

[These courses are at risk of being cancelled...

Fire Safety Division Accepting Applications for County Fire Instructor

Erie County Fire Safety Accepting Applications for County Fire Instructor

Deadline for submitting applications is: July 7, 2017

Erie County Fire Instructor (CFI)

The Erie County Division of Fire Safety periodically accepts applications and resumes for the position of part-time county fire instructor. Candidates meeting the minimum...

TRAINING: Three (3) New Courses Added

UPDATE: NO LONGER AT RISK -

[These courses are NO LONGER at risk of being cancelled as the minimum number of applications have been received by the posted registration deadline]

  • 1C17001 Incident Safety Officer starts at Kenilworth on 6/7
  • 7917002 Apparatus Operator-Aerial Devices starts at Woodlawn on 6/5