The Fire District operates an EMS training site in conjunction with the Pagosa Springs Medical Center providing initial EMS training and EMS continuing education. The district routinely seeks grant options to give students financial assistance. The fire district also maintains an affiliation with the National Association of EMT’s to offer continuing education classes including PHTLS, AMLS, and a dozen other courses. The district offers the latest simulation equipment and virtual reality technology. The training site uses role players and community sites to add realism for the students. The training center has the latest audio visual technology and remote communication equipment.