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New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy Brochure

The 2016 New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy (NYWIMA) Brochure is available in the right-hand column.

Registration Information can be found by contacting:

New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy

624 Old Riverhead Road

Westhampton, New York 11978

(631) 769-1556 or nywima@pb.state.ny.us

Please note:

  • The dates for S-339/L-960 NWCG & All-Hazard Division Group Supervisor has been changed to 10/25 - 10/27.
  • The dates for RX-301 Prescribed Fire Plan Implementation has been changed to 10/26 - 10/28.

Both changes are reflected in the 2016 brochure.

Additional Academy Course Offerings

The Academy has also provided individual training sessions for a variety of large organizations that wanted training for their entire workforce. Courses put on by Academy staff included

  • ICS-300 - Intermediate ICS with NIMS
  • S-130/190 - Basic Firefighting and Wildfire Behavior
  • S-212 Wildfire Powersaws
  • S-215 Fire Operations in the Urban Interface

More information on these individual training programs can be found by calling or e-mailing the Academy.

If you have any questions about future Academy class offerings, or the New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy, you may e-mail the Academy at fire.academy@dec.ny.gov or nywima@pb.state.ny.us or call directly at 631-769-1556.

2016 Academy Cancelled Classes

The Academy regrets that the following classes were cancelled due to low student enrollment.

  • ICS - 300 - Intermediate ICS with NIMS
  • ICS-400 - Advanced ICS with NIMS
  • S-248 - Status Check-In / Recorder
  • BTT - Brush Truck Training / Intro. to LI Wildfire Behavior for the Volunteer Fire Service


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