- Training Information
- Fire & Technical Rescue Training
- Fire & TRT Prop Usage
Prop & Classroom Usage
When NIPSTA props are not in use - we are happy to make them available to municipalities, response teams, or private industry personnel in need of training. This page will provide information for NIPSTA members and non-members to request the use of any prop, classroom, or area of our Glenview campus.
NIPSTA members are eligible to use the facility and/or training props free of charge.
Download and complete a "Request for Use Form" (see below)
Submit the form to any one of our Fire & TRT management team members listed to the right, who will review and book your event.
Non-members are eligible to rent the facility and/or training props for an incremental usage fee (see schedule below). To request a quote please use the following procedure:
Download and complete and a "Request for Use Form" (see below)
Submit the form to any one of our management team members (to the right), who will review and reply back with a formal quote for you to approve.
Once approved, we will send you back a service contract and you’re good to go.
Incident Action Plans (IAPs)
Hands-on training events that involve over 5 participants and all live fire evolutions require submission of a detailed IAP from the requesting agency. At a minimum, the detailed IAP should contain the following 4 NIMS documents:
202 Event Objectives
205 Communications Plan
206 Medical Plan
214 Unit Log
You may use the blank IAP posted below or your own agency’s version.
Ken KoerberFire & Technical Rescue Program Director
Patrick JesseeHazardous Materials Program Manager
Class A Burn Prop
Class B High-rise Burn Prop
Modern Fire Behavior Prop
Multi-room Search & Rescue Prop
SCBA Confidence Prop
Pitched Roof Ventilation Prop [indoor]
Pitched Roof Ventilation Props [outdoor]
Flat Roof Ventilation Props [indoor/outdoor]
Multi-level RIT/Ladder Prop [indoor]
FAE Pump Panel Simulation Prop
FAE Driver Simulation Prop
Low Level "Bail-out" Prop
Forcible Entry Door Props
Forcible Entry Window Bar Prop
Technical Rescue Props
3 Story Rope Rescue Structure [outdoor]
2 Story Rope Rescue Structure [indoor]
Confined Space Rescue
Underground Access Prop
Rail Tank Car Access Prop
Below-grade Excavation Simulation Prop
Mulit-deck Concrete Collapse Prop
Roof/Floor/Wall Collapse Shoring Prop
Concrete Beam Lifting Prop
Concrete Slab Lifting Prop
Concrete "Double T" Lifting Prop
"O" Course Style Lifting/Moving Props
Hazardous Materials Props
Rail Tank Car Leak Prop
Level A Suit Props
Level B Suit Props
Atmospheric Monitoring Props
Radiological Monitoring Props
Classroom 1 [education center]
Seats approximately 30 students and features complete AV, multiple video screens, white-boards, lectern, convenience area, and lockers.
Classroom 2 [education center]
Seats approximately 80 students and features complete AV, white-boards, lectern, and convenience areas.
Classroom 3 [education center]
Seats approximately 50 students and features complete AV, multiple video screens, white-boards, lectern, and convenience areas.
Classroom 4 [education center]
Seats approximately 20 students and features complete AV, white-boards, lectern, and convenience areas.
Auditorium [education center]
Seats approximately 100 students or guests and features complete AV, stage, lectern, and convenience areas.
NFA Classroom [field-training facility]
Seats approximately 30 fire academy students and features complete AV, white-boards, lectern, and convenience areas.
CDEM Lab [field-training facility]
Seats approximately 30 EMS students and features complete AV, white-boards, lectern, simulation equipment and convenience areas.
"Dirty Classroom" [remote field training facility]
Seats approximately 30 tech rescue students and is designed for students training in dirty tech rescue environments. Can be set up with portable AV equipment.