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New York State Fire Academy Catalog

  • Catalog of over 37,000 journal articles, 2,800 video tapes, many CD's and DVD's, and 6,000 other book, software, and media items lets you find up-to-date information on any subject.
  • Have materials sent directly to your home or fire station.
  • Call or email Diana Robinson, Librarian, from the NYS Fire Academy at 607-535-7136 x605.
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National Emergency Training Center's Learning Resource Center online catalog

  • Materials available through interlibrary loan, which means that someone from a library must request the item for you. Diana Robinson from the NYS Fire Academy Library is a good contact for making this type of request.

Mid-Hudson Library System Catalog

Fire Training Resources (free)- Submitted by Instructor Dave Walsh of Dutchess Community College's Fire Science Program

  • Videos, PowerPoints, Audio clips and more.

Research Fire Apparatus & Equipment

Responder Knowledge Base

  • Get product information, ordering details, and expert opinions.

National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors

  • "Works to develop factual information relating to the dependability and effectiveness of portable fire equipment, pre-engineered systems, and engineered systems."

Firematic Organizations & Reference Links
Columbia County Emergency Services
Greene County Emergency Services
Dutchess County Emergency Response
Dutchess County Chiefs
Ulster County Emergency Services
Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services
IAFF Local 2623
Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association
Exempts Firemen's Association
New York State Association of Fire Chiefs
New York Association of Fire Districts
New York State Department of Health
Office of Fire Prevention
U.S. Fire Administration
Volunteer Fire Insurance Service
International Association of Fire Chiefs
New York State Dept. of Health
Fire Sites

Grant Resources
Grant Writing Resources
Tip Sheet for Grant Writing
Grant Writing Resource Library
Sample Proposals
Grant Funding Resources
FEMA/Homeland Security - has the most money available for grants
Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFGP)
USFA Grants and Funding
Guide to Federal Resources
Support for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program - Funding and Grant Resources Link
America's Best Public Safety Grants Resource
Guide to Funding Alternatives for Fire & EMS Departments (pdf)
Help for Grant-seekers - from the New York State Fire Academy Library (pdf)
Additional Help Finding Grant Resources

Health & Wellness for Firefighters
NVFC Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Quick Resource Links
Information Management Systems - NYS Office of Fire Prevention & Control
(Fire Incident Reporting System, Training Information Management System, Fire Resource Inventory Management System etc.)
View Firematic Journals Online
View Codes & Standards Online {}
Access New York State ICC codes for inspections {New York State version of the ICC codes.}
Locate some obscure codes that you can't find online {which would often require money to obtain} - You can visit these law library locations, look at the codes and make copies.

Quick Answers for You - Mid-Hudson Library System
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