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                     Jake Rayburn
                 Training Captain

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The Porterville Fire Department Training Division has worked tirelessly in providing training to meet the needs of our organization, engine companies and individuals. The division has focused on providing training that meets or exceeds national standards and best practices while maintaining compliance with annual OSHA requirements, SART/NIOSH recommendations and Department specific topics to strengthen the overall functionality of our Firefighters, Officers, and Chief Officers. PFD completed 12,274 hours of training in 2022.


Some of the in-house Department training consisted of:

  • Confined Space
  • Rope Rescue / “In-Service” Operations
  • Auto Extrication
  • Hose & Nozzle “In-service” training
  • Annual Wildland refresher
  • Rapid Intervention Operations.
  • Fire Behavior / Flashover prop
  • Residential Search Tactics
  • Annual Hazmat refresher
  • Ventilation Operations
  • Forcible Entry

                                               Search To Rescue Training
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