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NFSA Online Training Sessions

Available March 15-April 15, 2021

The bundle of three classes is only $30.00.

As a benefit to its members and in partnership with National Fire Sprinkler Association, the Oregon Fire Marshal Association is offering a series of on-line classes for a limited time starting March 15.  Online classes will be available to access between March 15-April 15. 

          • NFPA 25 Scope and Definition
          • Inspection of Standpipe Systems, Private Mains, and Hydrants
          • Testing of Standpipe Private Mains and Hydrants

If you need assistance in renewing your membership or becoming a new member to access these member only training opportunities, please contact the Oregon Fire Marshal Association at

Register here: Oregon Fire Marshals Association (OFMA) Online Training

Lebanon Fire Department: Case Presentation

April 29, 2021

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Free Training 

Deputy Fire Marshal Ken Foster has been with Lebanon Fire District for 31 years. Ken has been DFM and Team Leader for the Lebanon Fire Investigation Team for the past four years. Ken is a NFPA Fire Investigator and IAAI Fire Investigator Technician. 

Ken has been involved  in fire investigation throughout his career. He currently leads 19 team members and has helped create a robust investigations response and training program. LFIT has created a robust program through equipment purchase and the building of a burn training room. 

November 18th, 2020, Lebanon Fire District responded to a residential fire where it was determined the Fire Investigation Team would be activated. The fire origin came from under a tri-plex, producing a considerable amount of black smoke and no heat. Determining cause is where the team began a study of the electrical system and plumbing. Ken will be sharing the details of the investigation, testing, and out of state resources used to solve this case.

Topics include

  • Case presentation
  • Test Burn presentations
  • What we learned in the process

Register here: Lebanon Fire Department: Case Presentation

OFMA May 2021 Annual Business Meeting & Training

Join us (virtually) for the Oregon Fire Marshals Association's Annual Business Meeting & Training Conference on May 18-19, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. 

Training will include 10 hours/1CEU over the two days. Each day will include a break for lunch and business meeting which will include association business discussions, elections and other associations updates.

Fire Inspection Principals

This two-day (10 hour) class will prepare the inspector to use modern techniques to calculate occupancy load, egress compliance, occupancy categorization, and more. The information is based upon the Jones and Bartlett Fire Inspector: Principals and Practice, as well as explanations and code reference with NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code. While not all jurisdictions use the Life Safety Code, the vast majority of design documents are based upon such. This course will arm the inspector and plan reviewer with some of the industry’s best practices.

Instructor: Peter Cutrer comes from the fire service as a retired Deputy Chief and Fire Marshal. He spend 10+ years teaching for NFPA’s fire service programs, including developing new curriculum. He currently works for the State of New Hampshire Fire Academy as well as the owner of 7CS Consulting, providing support to municipal, state, and federal agencies. Peter is a Certified NFPA Fire Inspector II, Certified IAAI Certified Fire Investigator, as well as a Certified Fire Plans Examiner and Certified Fire Protection Specialist.

$195 for Members

$295 for Non-Members 


Register Here: OFMA Annual Business Meeting & Training

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