General Information

Charted in 1961, Crawford-Venango County Firemen’s Association organizes a two-day fire school to train and prepare firefighters and first responders for the challenges of emergency services.

Fire School Committee

Crawford County
  • Pete Albaugh
  • John Bauer
  • Joe Colegrove
  • Dick Ferringer
  • Mike Gehres
  • Dennis Hartle
  • Bob McCartney
  • Justin Sullivan
  • Bob Wimer
Venango County
  • Dick Braden
  • Tim Carll
  • Dave Darling
  • Brandon Firster
  • Sam Firster
  • Glenn Johnson
  • George Kinch
  • Lanny Layton
  • Frank Machokas, Sr
  • Frank Machokas, Jr
  • Dan Metz
  • Steve Novak
  • Jack Weaver
  • Jim Wetzel
  • Joe Ziemba

Cooperating Resources

  • Crawford & Venango County Commissioners
  • Crawford County EMA
  • Crawford County Firemen’s Association
  • Venango County Firemen’s Association
  • Butler County Community College
  • Pennsylvania State Fire Academy Local Level
  • Penncrest School District
  • Northwestern R.E.C. Co-op

Abbreviations

  • BFPO: Basic Fire Police Operations
  • BVRO: Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations
  • BVRT: PA Vehicle Rescue Technician
  • EBM: PA Essentials of Fire Fighting: 88 Hours
  • ELEF: Exterior Firefighter
  • ELFG: Fire Ground Support
  • ELIF: Interior Firefighter
  • ELIS: Introduction to Fire Service
  • FF1: Fire Fighter 1
  • FIPO: Basic Fire Police
  • HMO: Current Hazardous Materials Operations or Refresher
  • ICS: Incident Command System/NIMS for the Fire Service
  • IS-700: NIMS, an Introduction
  • ISET: Employee Safety & Extinguisher Training
  • SCBA: Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • TOG: Turn-Out Gear
  • VRES: Vehicle Rescue