Member Successfully Passes Firefighter I
By EMS Captain David Coe
December 21, 2022

The New Windsor Fire Department would like to congratulate one of new members, Sam, for successfully completing the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute's Firefighter I program. This course which is taught locally at the Carroll County Public Safety Training Center is 135 hours long and is free to members of the volunteer fire service. Firefighter I covers the such topics as the Fire Department Organization, Communications, the Incident Command System, Ropes and Knots, Fire Behavior, Safety, Fire Prevention, Personal Protective Equipment, Fire Extinguishers, Ventilation, Handlines, Forcible Entry, Search and Rescue Procedures and Sprinkler Systems.

Congratulations, Sam on successfully passing your first course, we look forward to your continued success!

Looking for a new challenge, or do you want to give back to your community? Be like Sam, and join your local volunteer fire department. The New Windsor Fire Department is always looking for new members, please go to and complete an application today.

Hyperlinks: New Windsor Fire Department Application