The Scales Mound Fire Protection District stations coordinate to conduct weekly training and communication for firefighters and officers. Additionally, Scales Mound Firefighters undergo training at the Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI), a part of the University of Illinois; these trainings take place at the IFSI training center in Champaign, Illinois or they may be hosted by other fire agencies throughout the state. Weekly and specialized training opportunities cover critical elements of the fire protection service from Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to rescue and firefighting operations.
The 2021 Scales Mound Fire Training Schedule (PDF)
Forms for Additional Training
Below are registration forms and applications for EMS training opportunities and fire training at the Illinois Fire Service Institute and other venues. Registration forms can be returned to the fire chief for approval and processing.
Swedish American Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Certification Class @ Warren EMS 1/7/2021 - 2/25/2021
Richard Peterson EMS Training Fund: Information & Application (PDF)
Scales Mound Fire Education Registration Form (PDF)
Illinois Fire Service Institute Training Registration (PDF)
Scales Mound Fire Protection District Training Tower
The Training Tower for the Scales Mound Fire Protection District, located at Station 3, is used by firefighters and officers for live-fire training to mimic the environments encountered by firefighters during structural firefighting.