The Training and Safety Division is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing all training activities for the department. Under the supervision of Senior Captain and Training Officer Kenna Pierce, they prepare recruits for a career in the fire service and manage ongoing training for field personnel. In addition to training Fire Department personnel, the training division also continue to provide CPR / AED training to all employees.
Emergency Medical Services
Since approximately 70% of all calls are Emergency Medical Service (EMS) calls, every firefighter in the department is required to be a Basic Level Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). The Canton Fire Department is proud to perform their duties of prevention and protection from fire and rescue with highly trained staff.