Security Emergency Services Battalion
MCB Camp Pendleton

Fire Training



Fire Training Vision Statement:

To provide; leadership, training opportunities, proficiency training, career development, mentorship and certification to our members ensuring a competent, efficient, and effective all-hazards emergency response organization. This will be accomplished by maintaining strategic relationships with external cooperators, training exceptional people and developing efficiencies in training standards & competencies. Provide a robust firefighter health, wellness and safety program that is aligned with NFPA guidelines and the 16 Life Safety Initiatives. The Training Division will provide; knowledge, develop individual skills, and improve team abilities in support of the USMC mission and protecting our community by providing highly trained professional emergency responders.



Develop a Firefighter Health & Safety Program in compliance with NFPA 1500 and 1582; develop a cancer prevention and mental health & wellness program.

Implement professional development programs to include but not limited to: Chief/Company Officer Leadership Academy, Firefighter Career Development Program.

Continue to enhance the training center development plan through infrastructure, prop procurement, field instruction, and joint opportunities with our external cooperators.

Develop, enhance and align specialized training programs such as; Truck Academy, Technical Rescue, Hazardous Materials (CBRNE), Wildland and Incident Command to support our mission and community risk.

Evaluate and revise department proficiency training programs encompassing NFPA 1001, 1002, 1006, 1021, 1031, 1041, 1670, 472 and 1072. Participate in training opportunities with SD North Zone, OCFA and with other local cooperators. Provide company & chief officer participation as well as instructor cadre to training events.

Review, revise and develop policy & procedures (PTB’s. MI’s, SOG’s, external cooperator partnerships, etc.).

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton