Future Fire Service Training

A Division of Future Fire Service, LLC


"Braithre Thar Gach Ni" 
Brotherhood Above All

Open Enrollement Classes



Future Fire Service Training & Fire Floor Fundamentals proudly present: 

Down and Dirty Rapid Intervention and the  Strive to Survive

March 10, 2019 8:30 am. - 4:30 pm.  

This program is an 8 hour high intensity Rapid Intervention and Survival class. Students rotate through stations reinforcing a variety of rapid intervention crew skills, as well as a number of self survival skills. After all students have rotated through the skills stations a variety of scenarios will be set up in an acquired structure for the students to further hon these skills under duress and in close to life like situations.

Students must bring full PPE, SCBA and a minimum of 1 spare cylinder, 2 is preferred. 

Hosted by Plainsboro Fire Company
                    407 Plainsboro Road
                    Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536   

$75.00 per student 

$65.00 per student for groups of 5 from the same agency.      

REPORT TO THE ACQUIRED STRUCTURE LOCATED AT 68 Dye Road Plainsboro, NJ at 08:30 Ready to go.

Look forward to working with you. 


Upcoming Classes

February 19, 2019  Drill Night Blood Borne Pathogens - Plainsboro 

Open Enrollment Opportunity
Sunday March 10, 2019 Down and Dirty Rapid Intervention ad the Strive to Survive.  Hosted by Palinsboro Fire Company.  Click to see more information and to register 

March 12, 2019 Ropes & Knots - Fit Test Drill Night - West Belmar

March 19, 2019 Elevator Emergencies - Plainsboro

March 26, 2019 Rapid Intervention Company - Sayreville

March 29, 2019 Rapid Intervention Company - Sayreville  

March 31, 2019 Company Officer Tactical Challenge Course - East Brunswick Fire Company # 1

April 2, 2019 Rapid Intervention Company - Sayreville

April 5, 2019 Rapid Intervention Company - Sayreville

April 6, 2019 Rapid Intervention Company - Sayreville

April 9, 2019 Hoseline Operations Drill Night - West Belmar

April 12, 2019 Tactical Thermal Imagining - Hazlet  

April 23, 2019 Tower Ladder Operations - Plainsboro with Lt. Mike Ciampo, FNDY

April 28, 2019 Ground ladders and Vent Enter Isolate  and Search (VEIS) - Plainsboro with Lt. Mike Ciampo FDNY   

May 14, 2019 Hoseline Operations Drill Night - West Belmar

June 11, 2019 Roof Operations Drill Night - West Belmar

July 9, 2019 RIT Awarness Drill Night - West Belmar

August 20, 2019 CEVO Drill Night - West Belmar

October 8, 2019 Thermal Imaging Drill Night - West Belmar


Who We Are

Fire & Rescue Personnel with more than 150 years of combined fire  and rescue experience.  

Future Fire Service Training is owned and operated by a nationally certified fire rescue instructor with almost thirty years of fire service experience.   

This 150 years of experience comes from all over the east coast, and from small departments to the world's biggest department. Fire Rescue Personnel comes from the lower mid-Atlantic to the North East, including FDNY, Montgomery County Fire Rescue, and several more.  

We have instructors and consultants from every rank to help you in your journey to the Chief's Office. 

We look forward to meeting you, learning from each other, and building the future of the fire service.  

Meet The Instructors
  1. Owner - Lead Instructor - Program Development - Master Firefighter (RET) Eric R. Fessenden
    Owner - Lead Instructor - Program Development - Master Firefighter (RET) Eric R. Fessenden
    Eric has more than 28 years in Montgomery County Fire Rescue Services. A past member of the Water Rescue Team, Hazardous materials Incident Response Team, Trench Rescue, Urban Search & Rescue MD-TF-1 Team Member. Level II MICRB Instrcutor, National Fire Academy Instructor III, Instructor at Montgomery County Public Service Training Academy for 13 Years. Helped develop and then instruct many of the R.I.T. Training Programs, for Montgomery County. Earned numerous letters of recognition, including letters from Congress, Senate, House of Representative as well as the Montgomery County Executive. Three unit citations and a silver Medal of Valor. Eric specializes in Truck Company Operations, and Firefighter Safety and Survival as well as R.I.T Operations and Mayday. He will strive to make you think outside the box!
Eric Fessenden, owner and operator of Future Fire Service, is a 3rd generation Firefighter and was introduced to the fire service as a very young child. Eric served the citizens of Montgomery County, Maryland for 30 years. He began as a volunteer Firefighter with the Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department and then was hired by Montgomery County Fire Rescue Services. He spent the majority of his career assigned to Ladder Company 25 in the county’s Aspen Hill area. Eric taught at the Montgomery County Public Service Training Academy for thirteen years and has a passion for educating others about the fire service. He is now able to use this passion to teach Fire & Rescue to others who share his interest in the fire service.
Jim Ogle, Lead Instructor. 22 years in the fire servic and currently works for FDNY assigned to Tower Ladder 14. Prior to working with FDNY Jim was employed with Washington Twp Fire Dist # 1 in Mercer County, NJ and Montgomery County Fire Rescue, Montgomery County, MD. and began his time in the fire service as a volunteer. Jim has spent time as an instructor at the FDNY Training Academy and is an adjunct with the Mercer and Monmouth County Fire Academies in NJ. Jim has instructed nationwide on a variety of topics, his focus is in firefighter safety and survival and truck company operations.  

Check Out Our Training Specials
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If you have any questions, please call or email us and we will be happy to assist you!

Drill Night Programs, Probationay Member Training Guides, Tutoring, Mentoring, Hands-On Training And More 

To register for the classes please email us at [email protected]

Please include Department name, Numer of students, Student(s) name, and Student(s) email address.

We will then email you invoice and arrange payment.

Thank you, Take care and be safe.     

Training Format:

We offer two main types of learning, which includes didactic lectures, and our very interactive hands on programs.

Multiple courses offer both a lecture and a hands on portion.

The lecture is presented to you at your facility or at your local academy. The hands on portion can be offered at your local academy or fire station, as well.

Note: Many of the lecture portions of the programs will be offered online in the near future.