Training Division

The Fall River Fire Department (FRFD) Training Division is responsible for the continuous training of all in service personnel.

In addition, the Training Division:

  • Ensures that the FRFD meets all federal and state mandated training requirements.
  • Maintains comprehensive training records
  • Is involved in the procurement and inventory of firefighting equipment.
The Division consists of a District Chief, who is a certified instructor and serves as the Department Safety Officer, and a Lieutenant, who is a certified lead instructor.

Training sessions are conducted both in-house and at the training facility on Commerce Drive.

The training complex is affiliated with the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy as a satellite training facility for the MFA. The FRFD has more than 20 certified training instructors available in its cadre, of which approximately 15 teach for the MFA.

Additional Resources

Massachusetts Fire Services | Training Facility | Facility Resources


T: 508-324-2305
F: 508-672-5993
140 Commerce Drive
Fall River, MA 02720