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VCOC Resources

Opportunities to Receive Low Cost or Free Training throughout the State of Illinois

State

Illinois Fire Chiefs Association (IFCA)

Illinois Fire Chiefs Educational & Research Foundation

Phone:  800.662.0732

www.illinoisfirechiefs.org

 

Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts (IAFPD)

Web:  www.iafpd.org                 Phone:  800.524.6620

 

Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Web:  www.dhr.illinois.gov         Phone:  217-782-6302

contact IFSI for Wildland Firefighting Training

 

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Web:  www.idph.state.il.us         Phone:  217.782.4977

 

Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)

Web:  http://ema.illinois.gov      Phone:  217.785.0229

 

Illinois Fire Fighters Association (IFA)

Web:  www.illinoisfirefighers.org

 

Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA)

Web:  www.ifsa.org                   Phone:  847.390.0911

 

Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI)

Web:  www.fsi.illinois.edu          Phone:  800.437.5819

Cornerstone and other programs online – others delivered free or at low cost

 

Illinois Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI)

Web:  www.ill-instructors.org      Phone:  847.841.7693

 

Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS)

Web:  www.mabas-il.org            Phone:  847.403.0500

 

Northern Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts

Web:  www.niafpd.org               Phone:  847-945-4120

 

Office of the State Fire Marshal

Web:  www.fsm.illinois.gov        Phone:  217.785.0969

 

Other Resources

National

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Web:  www.fema.gov                Phone:  202.646.2500

 

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition

Web:  www.homefiresprinkler.org           877.550.4372

Fire Sprinkler Initiative

 

International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

Web:  www.iafc.org                   Phone:  703.273.0911

 

International Association of Fire Firefighters

Web:  www.iaff.org                    Phone:  202.737.8484

 

National Fire Academy (NFA)

Web:  www.usfa.fema.gov         Phone:  301.447.1000

 

National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC)

Web:  www.nvfc.org                  Phone:  202.887.5700

 

National Weather Service

Web:  www.weather.gov

 

U.S. Fire Administration

Web:  www.usfa.fema.gov         Phone:  301.447.1000

 

U.S. Forest Service

Web:  www.fs.fed.us                 Phone:  800.832.1355

 

Volunteer FD organization

Web:  www.volunteer.fd.org       Phone:  866.402.4371

 

Local

 

  • Local Community Colleges  (Fire Science/EMS)
  • Insurance Companies  (those who insure the fire service)
  • Local Business & Industry
  • Illinois Utility Companies
  • Ameren
  • Cellular Providers
  • Commonwealth Edison
  • Electric Cooperatives
  • Natural Gas Companies
  • Pipeline & Product Companies

 

Miscellaneous

 

Fire Chief Magazine

Web:  www.firechief.com

 

Fire Engineering Magazine

Web:  www.fireengineering.com

 

Firefighter Close Calls

Web:  www.firefightersclosecalls.com

 

Firehouse Magazine

Web:  www.firehouse.com

 

FireRescue Magazine

Web:  www.firerescuemagazine.com

PO Box 7, Skokie, IL 60076-0007
Tel: 847.966.0732 / 800.662.0732
Fax: 847.966.0782
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