The Career Fire Academy, a basic firefighter training program, is a collaborative effort among the Westchester County Department of Emergency Services, the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control and Westchester County Career Chiefs.
The academy is a basic firefighter training program designed to provide the firefighter with the essential knowledge and basic skills necessary to perform their job safely, effectively, efficiently, and as part of a firefighting team.
This 17 week intensive training program provides instruction in a classroom setting and practical skills training. This training prepares the firefighter to save the life of a fire victim, a fellow firefighter or themselves. Upon completion of the course, the trainee is able to efficiently mitigate any emergency.
There are 16 recruits in the current class representing six municipalities.
|Brian Vargas||Fairview FD|
|Marc Rappe||Greenville FD|
|Josh Gullotta||Hartsdale FD|
|Justin Vializ||Hartsdale FD|
|Joseph Anderson||Mount Vernon FD|
|Lenroy Ballenfantie||Mount Vernon FD|
|Brandon Brown||Mount Vernon FD|
|David Gibson||Mount Vernon FD|
|Paul Henry||Mount Vernon FD|
|Michael LaSelva||Mount Vernon FD|
|Scott Smith||Mount Vernon FD|
|Michael Amori||New Rochelle FD|
|Liam Madden||New Rochelle FD|
|Justin Moxey||New Rochelle FD|
|Virgilio Torres||New Rochelle FD|
|Andrew Camardella||Pelham FD|
The academy program is scheduled twice annuallly, in the spring and fall.