State Fire/Rescue Training, Area 1

We are here to provide the training needs of all Firefighters and Industrial Responders in our Area.

Our office has moved!!  We are now located at:
631 Marine Way, Paducah, KY 42003
State Fire/Rescue Training, Area 1 will be conducting a Fire Commission/IFSAC Level 1 Instructor class beginning on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 6:00 – 10:00 pm.  All classes will be held at State Fire Rescue Training Area 1 office.  The additional class dates are as follows:
                                    Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
                                    Sunday, January 13, 2019 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
                                    Friday, January 18, 2019 – 6:00 – 10:00 pm
                                    Saturday, January 19, 2019 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
                                    Sunday, January 20, 2019 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
                                    Saturday, January 26, 2019 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
The class will be limited to 15 students.  Students that already hold the IFSAC Firefighter 1 and 2 certification will have class preference. 
Requirements for becoming an instructor are as follows:
Two years as a certified Kentucky Fire Fighter
Eighteen years old
High School Grad or equivalent
Must hold IFSAC Firefighter 1 and 2 Certification
Must have completed a 40 hour Fire Commission approved Instructor 1 course
If you have any one that is interested in the class, please complete the registration form that is below and return to our office by December 7, 2018.  We will mail class acceptance letters on Monday, December 10, 2018.
It is time once again to request training hours for the next fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018.  Letters and request forms have been mailed to all Area 1 Fire Departments.  Please return the form ASAP.  The deadline to have your request in is August 1, 2018. Remember these request will be filled on a first come first serve basis.  The sooner you get your request in, the better chance of you receiving the Instructor you request.

If you have any questions, please contact the office at 270-534-3444.
Pleae be advised that effective July 1, 2017, the cost of IFSAC testing will increase to $25 per attempt at any written test fromt he current fee of $15.

Written testing is conducted on a monthly basis at each State Fire Rescue Training area office.  Contact your local coordinator for information and times.  The Fire Commission also offers written testing by appointment at the Area 9 office in Morehead.  For further information or to set up an appointment, contact Testing Coordinator Christy Rodgers at (888)_ 301-2946, or visit
Beginning January 14, 2016, State Fire/Rescue Training, Area 1 will be holding IFSAC written testing on the 2nd Thursday of every month.  Just call our office to reserve your seat. 
We still offer testing throughout the month if you are unable to attend the once a month test, just call our office to schedule an appointment.