Oregon Fire Apparatus & Equipment Mechanics Association
                          "Safety Through Education"





  The 37th annual Oregon Fire Apparatus & Equipment Mechanics Association classes were another success.

I want to thank all that attended classes, the instructors that taught the classes, the companies that supported the instructors, the vendors that came to the vendor show today, and the OFAEMA board and staff at Chemeketa College.  


2017 classes included Aerial Ladder, Fire pumps & Accessories, 6.7 Ford Powerstroke Diesel, Mobile hydraulics, Fire Apparatus Electrical, Ambulance Electrical, Ambulance heating & cooling, Diesel emissions, Navistar Multiplexing & Ground ladder testing.  


Education Committee Chair

Rick Fletcher







Do you have a maintenance problem and don't know where to find the answer?   Check out the "EVT Tech Talk" mechanics forum. 
Fellow mechanics, on this free website, may already have the answer to your question.  

The Oregon Fire Apparatus & Equipment Mechanics Association is a non-profit educational organization.

The purpose of this organization is to provide complete and comprehensive education and certification on the service and maintenance of emergency apparatus.

OFAEMA works with the Emergency Vehicle Technician Certification Program to assure that all of our preparation classes meet their education standards.  This will assure that the training mechanics receive at the local level is consistant with the training recognized by other states.

You can contact the Education committee by email or phone. rick@ofaema.org or 503-369-2053.


Next Board of Directors Meeting                

October 22nd, 2017

12:00 noon

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