Training and Communications

Training
The Fire Training Academy is located at 2603 Esters Road. The staff at this facility coordinates continuing education as well as new product and refresher training for the Irving Fire Department. The training academy also maintains state-required training records. The Training Academy for the Irving Fire Department has one Captain, one Lieutenant, and one Fire Equipment Operator assigned to it.

Fire Communications

The Irving Fire Department has a state-of-the-art fire alarm office. Irving has been a part of 911 since the early 1980s. A computer aided dispatch system was installed in 1994 to aid in the timely response to emergency situations. Fire Communication activities for the Irving Fire Department are performed by one Captain, four Lieutenants, eight Fire Equipment Operators, and four Firefighters.