THE STATION

CONTACT

12 Canterbury Road

Brooklyn, CT 06234

Email: office@mortlakefire.com

Tel: 860-774-7555

  • White Google Places Icon
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon

© 2018 MORTLAKE FIRE COMPANY - Road To Success Web Design

 

WHAT IT'S LIKE

Wanna know what it's like to be a part of a heroic team? It's waking up in the middle of the night to respond to emergencies in your neighborhood. It's being committed to serving your community through harsh weather and difficult times. It can be hard at times. It can be stressful and mentally challenging, but it's more than that.

 

It's making new friends and learning more than you ever could have imagined. It's knowing that you can make an actual difference in peoples lives. It's working with a group of people that will push you until you've reached your full potential, and it's so much more than that..... So what's it like to be a part of Mortlake? It's the ultimate experience.

Respond to emergencies involving fires, motor vehicle accidents, and other incidents that pose risks to the lives and safety of others. Work alongside of police officers and EMS as part of an effective response team. Take the steps necessary to change your life. Start climbing the ladder to become an active member of the firefighting community.

 

CLIMBING THE LADDER

PROBATIONARY TRAINING

If you’re interested in fighting fires, the first step is to complete probationary training.  Attend meetings where you'll learn the basics of how we operate. Get to know members of the department and become part of the team.

Ready for the next step? Enroll in a Firefighter 1 program, a roughly 6 month program that covers the foundation of fire operations. Find a course near you today and get ready to take your education to the next level.

ADVANCED EDUCATION

Every firefighter is required  to attend mandated trainings. These trainings cover serious topics which pose immediate risks to our safety. Mortlake makes these courses easily accessible to all of  its members.

MANDATORY COURSES

 

Work in the back of an ambulance providing life saving treatments. Become comfortable treating patients in a variety circumstances such as, respiratory distress, cardiac complications, diabetic emergencies, and many more. Do you have what it takes to stay focused in critical situations? Use that skill to change lives. Learn what it takes to earn the gift.

  • Complete weekly trainings 

  • Attend two monthly drills 

  • Learn basic company operations

  • Learn emergency vehicles and the use of various fire equipment

  • Firefighter 1 is a certification course that takes 3 to 6 months to complete

  • Requires physical strength an aerobic activity 

  • Certification is finalized through official testing

  • Airborne Pathogen (Disease) Protection

  • Hazardous Materials Awareness

  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

  • SCBA Fit Testing

TAKE THE CALL

  • Complete weekly trainings 

  • Attend two monthly drills 

  • Learn basic company operations

  • Learn emergency vehicles and the location of various medical equipment

If the medical field interests you, the first step is to complete probationary training.  Attend meetings where you'll learn the basics of how we operate. Get to know members of the department and become part of the team.

PROBATIONARY TRAINING

  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification is required to work alone in the back of an ambulance

  • Requires physical activity

  • Airborne Pathogen (Disease) Protection

  • Blood borne Pathogens

  • Hazardous Materials Awareness

  • Emergency Vehicle Operations training

Ready to respond? Enroll in an EMR or EMT program, a roughly 3 to 6 month program that covers essential skills used for basic life support. Find a course near you today and get ready to take your education to the next level.

ADVANCED EDUCATION

Our first responders are required  to attend mandated trainings. These trainings cover serious topics which pose immediate risks to our safety. Mortlake makes these courses easily accessible to all of  our members.

MANDATORY COURSES

Fill out the contact form below and let us know what you're interested in. Our team will be in contact with you shortly and we'll be happy to answer any questions that you may have.