Facilities Usage

  • ISO awards a total of 9 points, out of 100, for structure fire related training.
  • Fire Training Facilities are worth 35% of your total training points.
  • Part of this value includes 1.5 hours of training, per member/per year, at fire training facilities.
  • Our fire facilities include:
    • 4 Story Drill Tower with 4 Class B Live Fire Training Areas
    • Class B Vehicle and Dumpster Live Fire Training Area
    • Class B LPG Live Fire Training Area
  • Training at fire facilities is considered separate from Company Training, to be discussed later.
  • SWMRFA will incorporate 2 hours of hands on drill yard training per month at the Joplin Public Safety Training Facility.  This training will be in conjunction with the Joplin Fire Department Annual Training Plan allowing training partners to conduct joint training to enhance mutual and auto aid response.
  • SWMRFA will also incorporate a monthly Drill Yard Day one Saturday per month throughout the year.  These drill yard days will be open to training partners allowing flexibility for individual training requirements.
  • SWMRFA will offer two live burn Saturdays per year as a part of the monthly Drill Yard Day.
  • As a part of this component, SWMRFA will provide a 2 hour manipulative drill lesson plan each month to be utilized on the drill yard.
  • Alternate lesson plans will be available dependent on your departments operational needs.