The REACT Center is one of the premier training and exercise facilities for emergency and disaster response in the country.

We offer a full range of courses in:

Technical Rescue
Urban Search & Rescue
Law Enforcement Support Facility
Hazardous Materials Response
DoD CBRNE Enterprise
Fire officer
Fire Inspector
fire instructor

We have the ability to plan, execute, and support response exercises of any scale and with multiple disciplines. Most of our programs are third-party accredited by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications ( The Pro Board). This gives us the ability to offer national certification in these classes, which ensures that the successful candidate meets all Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) and competencies of the applicable NFPA standard. As an agency of the State of Wisconsin, our mission is to provide our nation’s responders with the best training available. Take a look around. If you have questions or don’t see what you’re looking for, please contact us.

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CAMP DOUGLAS, Wis. — On a chilly October morning, dozens of phones buzzed across the state, with the notification instructing recipients to report to the Regional Emergency All-Climate Training (REACT) Center at Volk Field in Camp Douglas. The notification marked the start of the first major […]
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“People with great passion, can make the impossible happen!”Thank you to our dedicated partners for your participation: 128th Air Refueling Wing 115th Fighter Wing 132d Wing Fort Meade/Hot Springs Cottage Grove Fire Department City of La Crosse Fire Department Germantown Wisconsin Fire Department Neenah-Menasha Fire Department […]
Interested in knocking out multiple classes at once? Contact us to get registered for our combined training package. Join us at Volk Field CRTC, June 19-30, 2022, to complete Pro Board Rope Rescue 1 & 2 as well as Confined Space Technician training! Meals and lodging […]
“Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader…..They set to make a difference. It shouldn’t be about the role but always the goal.” Congratulations to our newest Fire Officer IV graduates at The REACT Center. (Honorary Diploma issued to Michael Baker- Forbes Field Air Force […]
The Fire Officer Executive Development Program is designed to help prepare senior company grade fire officers to assume the role of chief officers. The program exposes the participants to the challenges and rigors associated with the chief officer rank. From budget development to strategic planning, the […]
“When you live for a strong purpose,  then hard work isn’t an option. It’s necessity!” – Steve Pavlina  A huge congratulations to another dynamic group that dedicated themselves for this certification. Teamwork and collaboration is what pushed these leaders to the next level. 

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