Training Bureau - Training Chief's Message
“The Training Bureau is responsible for the on-going training and implementation of safety standards of all firefighters within the CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department. The Training Bureau strives to accomplish the mission of the Department by delivering quality training and safety programs in a cost effective manner to comply with established laws, regulations and standards.
My commitment as the Training Chief is to provide leadership for the continued advancement of public safety training and education. To instill training excellence, firefighter safety, and the shaping of tomorrow's fire service. With an emphasis on creating an impact that lasts beyond the end time of the training itself.”
- Battalion Chief Scott Bethurum B-3117
Training Mission Statement
Consistent with the Department's mission, the training program and process aspires to develop, enhance and perfect capabilities of its human resources, providing leadership through the mutual sharing of knowledge, skills and abilities with cooperating agencies.
"Taking pride in helping others accomplish their goals."
Ben Clark Training Center: (951) 571-8612
16902 Bundy Avenue
Riverside (March ARB), CA 92518
Roy Wilson Desert Training Center: (760) 343-0567
72564 Ramon Road
Thousand Palms, CA 92276