Storey County PO Box 176 Virginia City, NV 89440


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Training for Volunteers is coordinated by a volunteer Fire Chief; training is extensive and can be intensive. Each volunteer has most of the same training requirements as that of a career firefighter.

Volunteers are each issued protective equipment and associated items that are valued at about $5,000 or more, which they expected to take care of.

Types of Training
Classroom training, field training, and live fire burn training are regular functions of the department. Fire Fighter 1 classes are held at least once a year, as well as basic or intermediate emergency medical technician classes. 

All personnel are required to attend the FF 1 level training. Hazardous materials, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and wmd awareness are also required training classes. Higher level medical classes or other specialized hazmat classes are optional.