HFD Training Center




169 Niles Cortland Road NE
Warren, Ohio 44484
Phone: (330) 856-5022

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This class is intended to cover the "basics" of fire investigation. It will be directed to those just getting into fire investigation. It will also serve as a "refresher" to those who may have more experience in fire investigation. Please see attached flyer for more information.

Date:  May 22, 23 & 24

Location: Howland Fire Department

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (8am-Noon on 5/24)

Cost: $295

Contact Carterson Public Safety Group

Phone: 866-401-9330
Email: training@cartersonpublicsafety.com

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Registration Form                           Physical Form


                        Class Dates:     Wednesday’s & Sunday’s: February 6, 2019 – April 17, 2019

                                                 The State fire exam will be given on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Howland Station #30.

                       Times:               Wednesday classes meet from 6 PM – 10 PM. Sunday classes meet from 8 AM - 4 PM (varies).

                       Location:           Vienna Fire Department; 833 Youngstown Kingsville Rd, Vienna OH

                       Cost:               $850.00 registration

                                              $125.00 Books & online learning platform (if applicable)


                                               $525.00 Rental Gear

                                              BCI Background Check – To be completed on own

                                              Gear supplied from a sponsoring department must be within NFPA 10 yr. compliance.         

                       Make checks or money orders payable in full to the Howland Training Center. Purchase orders will only be accepted from Fire Departments.

                       Prerequisites: Students must provide the following information with registration form:

                                              Copy of Firefighter I card                       

                                             Copy of an Ohio driver’s license                       

                                             CPR & First Aid Certification                       

                                            Completed NFPA compliant physical examination by Doctor – Forms available

                                            Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCI) check paid for by the candidate.              

                                            Copy of their NIMS 100 and 700 certifications                       

                                            Hazmat Awareness & Operations, EVOC & Life Safety Initiatives

                        Students have 3 attempts to take the computer based state test. There is no charge for the first attempt. There is a $10.00 testing fee if a 2nd or 3rd attempt is needed.

                        ProBoard:        Following the issuance of an Ohio Firefighter I or Firefighter II certificate to practice, the firefighter will be emailed a notice of eligibility and a link to apply for Pro Board certification.

If you have any questions, please call Natalie at 330-856-5022 (ext. 1097) or email natalie.ciferno@howlandtownship.org , Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Class size is limited to 20 students.


    Fill out and return the registration form via mail, fax or email. Registration and payment deadline is: Thursday, January 31 @ 4:00 p.m.