Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence
State Fire Training Committee - State Fire School - Training & Certification

Special Events / Activities

Fire School Night at the Hall of Flame
Thursday, September 4  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
6101 E Van Buren

The Hall of Flame will offer special evening hours from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 5th so that firefighters attending the Fire School have the opportunity to visit the world's largest museum of firefighting.  In addition to a diverse collection of fire apparatus dating back to the early 18th Century there are displays of firefighting equipment and memorabilia.  Of special interest is the National Firefighting Hall of Heroes.  Don't miss this opportunity to visit the Hall of Flame.  The Hall of Flame is also host to the Arizona Fire Service Hall of Fame featuring pictures of past inductees.  There will be no charge to visit the Hall during this event.  The Hall of Flame is located at 6101 E Van Buren.



Fire Apparatus Display / Custom Car Show / Family Block Party

Friday, September 5   6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

This family friendly part of Fire School began in 1987 with impromptu fire apparatus displays.  Now, from that humble beginning, the Show and Shine has grown to be the centerpiece of the family get together.  Shiny, but hard working, fire engines, ladder trucks and special duty trucks will share their dazzling display of red, white and yellow with tricked, painted and polished hot-rods and street cars of yesterday and today in the northwest parking lot of the Mesa Convention Center.  The free show will run from 6:00 -10:00 p.m. on Friday September 6th.    Bring the whole family !

Those interested in displaying a car or fire apparatus should contact Chief Mark Nichols at the Daisy Mountain Fire District at :
mark.nichols@dmfd.org     602-809-2068


IAAI Meeting
Friday, September 5  5:30 p.m.
Phoenix Marriott Mesa Hotel

The International Association of Arson Investigators will hold their annual general board meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Friday September 10th at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa Hotel.  IAAI members and anyone interested in becoming an investigator are welcome to attend.  Contact the Fire School registration desk for specific location information.



Fire School Raffle
Saturday, September 6  6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Ballroom D, Phoenix Marriott Mesa Hotel

The non-profit Arizona State Fire Training Committee will hold a fund raising raffle at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 11 in Ballroom D of the Phoenix Marriott Mesa Hotel.  Items donated by training committee members will be raffled to support FireSchool activities.  This is a fun, fast-paced raffle and everyone is welcome to attend.  Ticket holders MUST be present to win.  Raffle tickets may be purchased in the main lobby of the Mesa Convention Center or from any Committee member throughout the Fire School.



T-Shirts, Hats & Raffle Tickets
Main Lobby, Mesa Convention Center

The Training Committee will be selling Fire School t-shirts, hats and raffle tickets to raise funds to support scholarship programs and statewide fire service training.  Items for sale will be available in the lobby of the Mesa Convention Center throughout the school or may be ordered online during the registration process.  Be sure to purchase these items early - before they sell out !
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