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The Training Division is responsible for assisting local departments in improving the levels of education and training standards for firefighters and emergency responders.

The Division manages a program of training and certification for over 500 personnel in Albemarle County. The program involves developing standards for training, testing and certifying at all levels including; firefighting, emergency medical services, fire department management, and specialties including apparatus operator, hazardous materials, and technical rescue. The Division also administers the quality assurance & quality improvement program for our career personnel, as well as overseeing their release to function at emergency incidents.

Our staff includes:

  • Divsion Chief Scott Lambert
  • Captain Drew Knick, Fire Training
  • Captain Kevin Boyer, EMS Training
  • Instructor Tate McCracken
  • Numerous cadre instructors

 If you have any questions, or need to contact us for any reason, please feel free to use the contact information above.



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Fire & Rescue
460 Stagecoach Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902
FAX: 434-972-4123
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