Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association

ECFA Mission Statement: To support each member by providing education, information and representation for the fire service of Eastern North Carolina.

About Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association

We support our mission by promoting informed and progressive leadership through professionalism, dedication and integrity. We shall also foster a professional and personal relationship among our membership, and each strive to assist the return of our personnel safely to their families.

ECFA Fall College in October

Friday, July 25, 2014  Cape Fear Community College and the ECFA are happy to announce over 50 class opportunities at your annual Fire Rescue College to be held October 3 - 5, 2014 with a few classes beginning on October 1st.

There will be classes for all skill levels, from rookie to the most seasoned veteran!  Sign up now to ensure your class choice.  Remember, this college weekend supports the ECFA scholarship program.  We can't do it without you! 

Click here for the brochure, and click here for registration info.



TR Ropes Coming To Outer Banks

Thursday, August 21, 2014  Fire and Rescue Concepts will be offering an 8 day TR-Ropes certification class at Nags Head Fire Rescue November 17 - 20 and December 15 - 18, 2014.  The class meets all requirements of the OSFM and is fee exempt for NC Emergency Services.  All students must pre-register and class size is limited.

Click here for more information.



4th Annual NC RIT School Announced

Friday, July 11, 2014  For the fourth consecutive year, the ECFA is a proud sponsor of the week long North Carolina Rapid Intervention Team school at Cape Fear Community College.  This year the school is set to begin on September 15 and runs through the 19th at the Castle Hayne campus of CFCC.  This physically demanding training focuses on RIT as well as Mayday and Firefighter Self Survival training.

The past three classes have been successful and we have received great feedback from the students.  Spaces fill up quickly, so make plans soon to attend.  Registration ends on September 3rd.

Download the school brochure here, and the registration form here.



FDNY Chief (Ret) John Norman Seminar in October

Wednesday, April 23, 2014  The Newport News, VA IAFF Local 794 is welcoming ECFA members to their Fireground Tactics training seminar by Chief John Norman, FDNY (Ret.). The seminar is based on Chief Norman's book, The Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics and will be held on October 11, 2014 at the Mary Passage Middle School in Newport News. This one day seminar gives attendees an opportunity to talk, discuss, and ask questions about fireground strategy and tactics directly with the Chief who "wrote the book" on the fireground tactics.

Registration is limited, so don't miss this opportunity.  Click here for more information.



ECFA Annual Fire Rescue College Dates Announced

Thursday, March 13, 2014  The ECFA has announced the dates for the annual Fire Rescue College hosted in coordination with Cape Fear Community College at the Castle Hayne campus.  The 2014 school will be held October 3 - 5, 2014 with a handful of classes starting earlier.

The weekend school has been moved up one week from it's former date to better accommodate the needs of the firefighters we serve.  Save the date! 

Vendor and student information will be posted later this summer.



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