NWS Storm Spotter Online Training
Those interested in obtaining certification as a National Weather Service Weather Spotter can now take the initial course online. Click Here to be directed to the the NWS Skywarn Site
Some helpful links:
Jacksonville/Morgan County Office of Emergency Management http://www.jacksonvilleil.com/index.asp?SEC=8D0196B8-F640-43D0-8F06-5946F0B1A5FD&Type=B_BASIC
Illinois Emergency Management Agency https://www.illinois.gov/iema/Preparedness/Pages/default.aspx
Federal Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov
IMPORTANT TRAINING INFORMATION:
National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System Training
Log in at https://training.fema.gov/nims/
Complete the following Courses:
ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System
ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction
IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction
**In order to take the classes, you will need a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number. Register for a FEMA SID here. https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
**Keep your FEMA SID, it will be used for other registrations including classes with the Illinois Fire Service Institute.
The IFSI Course Calendar can be found at:
The Village of Chapin's Volunteer Fire Department is an all volunteer fire service providing fire suppression and public education for the Village of Chapin, Village of Concord and surrounding rural area. The CVFD is comprised of a Chief, Assistant Chief, four Fire Captains, Training Officer and firefighters. The CVFD is a joint partner with the Chapin Rural Fire Association and together operate 2 Engine Companies, 2 Tender Companies and a brush truck.
Volunteer opportunities are always available, please call (217) 472-3111 today for more information.