TRAINING PROGRAMS AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION/SERVICES
This program, designed as the second step towards a fire service career, is open for graduates of a California State accredited fire academy. After one year of service, the interns can earn a State Firefighter I Certification. Interns perform routine tasks including maintenance, fire prevention work, training, and may assist firefighters in suppression work and emergency medical situations.
First Station Tours
Can be arranged by calling (209) 869-7470. The caller will be referred to the appropriate station captain to set up a date and time. There is no charge for this service and coloring books or other items are generally given to children touring the station. One of six fire stations are available upon request. Station tours last approximately 20-30 minutes and include viewing the fire engine and fire fighting equipment, as well as talking to the firefighters about their job.
Life Jacket Loaner Program
The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District offers this program as a free public service using U.S Coast Guard approved equipment. In cooperation with the State of California Department of Boating and Waterways, and with additional support from the Modesto Irrigation District, Turlock Irrigation District, Oakdale Irrigation District, and the Stanislaus Consolidated Firefighters Local 3399, the District has life jackets available for temporary loan at our stations in Empire, Riverbank, and Waterford. These are checked out on a first come first serve basis.
Can also be given at career day fairs, special school events, fire drills, and some carnivals and fairs. These presentations must be arranged through the on-duty Battalion Chief
Residents who are unable to install smoke detectors in their home,are encouraged to call 209-869-7470 and leave your name, phone number and address and a return call will be made to you. A department representative will give you a call confirming your name and address. If you do not have a smoke detector in your home they can be purchased in most department and/or hardware type stores. If funding allows the District may be able to provide a smoke detector to district residents with limited income and/or means to provide for their own detector. These situations will be handled on a case by case basis.