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Message from Training Chief

Our Mission
To prepare firefighters and emergency service professionals for exceptional service to the public through a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, and well coordinated program of training and education.

We will accomplish this by…leveraging the expertise of our highly qualified instructors, creating realistic training environments at our state of the art training facilities and applying innovative technology solutions in coordination with outside training resources.

Well-Trained Mission Ready Responders - We strive to provide ongoing, high quality, performance based training programs with an emphasis on developing the skills and abilities that have the highest impact on public safety and firefighter safety.

Professional Development
We are dedicated to programs that promote leadership and professional development at all levels and will seek opportunities to expand programs in
response to contemporary issues and changes in technology.

Fire Training Partnerships
We are committed to supporting fire training and education at the local, state and national level. We will fully support and foster our partnerships in the fire
training community and will explore opportunities to develop new ones.

More About the Training Division
The Roseville Fire Department Training Division operates a state-of-the-art training facility that includes a six-story training tower with computerized burn rooms, classrooms, drafting pit, above/below grade technical rescue props, and fully functional hazardous materials props.

The Fire Training Center serves as a regional training hub and provides state certified technical rescue, hazardous materials and command training programs to other public safety agencies . Twice a year the Roseville Fire Training Center hosts a pre-service Firefighter I Academy in partnership with Sierra College. For more information about the Sierra College Fire Academy visit the Sierra College Website

Questions regarding the Fire Training Division or Roseville Fire Training Center can be directed to Division Chief of Training Greg James at 916-774-5570 or

Greg James, Division Chief Training Officer