The Baton Rouge Fire Department Training Division is located at 8011 Merle Gustafson Drive at the Baton Rouge Fire Department Headquarters off of Harding Boulevard.


The Training Division of the Baton Rouge Fire Department responsibilities are making sure employees of the Baton Rouge Fire Department are constantly updated on response procedures and kept abreast of the latest technologies in the fire service.

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The training curriculum for all training classes will be based on the standards of the NFPA and the recommendations of the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana. All newly hired firefighters are trained in house by our own training division. The training course is a 18-week course that includes the required EMT course to become a Firefighter.