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​The Middlesex County Fire Academy hosts classes and training for emergency response teams and other organizations from around the world.


Overseen by the Fire Marshal's Office, the Middlesex County Fire Academy consists of:
Robert Minkler, Senior Fire Instructor
Dave Petry, Senior Fire Instructor
Linda Hopkins, Facilities Coordinator
Mary McCormick, Student Coordinator
The Middlesex County Fire Academy is a 26, acre state of the art training facility located in Sayreville, Middlesex County, New Jersey.

The Academy opened in 1992 and has trained several thousand firefighters and emergency response personnel from throughout New Jersey as well as individuals from across the country and even firefighters from Colombia, South America. The academy provides classroom instruction and dynamic hands on training in all aspects of fire, rescue and hazardous materials response.

Our administration building includes four classrooms which can be divided in half.  The A room has seating for 30 people and the B room has seating for 45 people.  Use of the full class room can fit between 75-80 people.  
The amphitheater seats as many as one hundred and sixty five (165) people with state of the art audio/visual capabilities.

Our training grounds consist of a three story burn building, a five story training tower, strip mall, burn building, a flammable liquid training area, flammable gas (propane) area, vehicle extrication area, various confined space training areas, a hazardous material and industrial training area as well as a drafting pond. 

Fire Academy Course Catalog and Training Information

2017 Fall Semester Course Schedule

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Office of Emergency Management, Communications and Preparedness
Bureau of the Fire Marshal
1001 Fire Academy Drive
Sayreville, NJ  08872
Phone Number: (732) 727-0008
Fax: (732) 721-0158

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