Training Academy

Every new firefighter for the Portsmouth Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services is educated and trained by fire training professionals that have dedicated their time and knowledge to ensure that the firefighters protecting the City of Portsmouth have a strong base of fire knowledge and tactics, as well as community involvement and education. Recruits are sent through a professional Fire Academy that results in State Certifications for Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, and Advanced Emergency Medical Technician competencies.

Firefighters in a Training Academy Exercise