The Minnesota State Fire School – Duluth was put on by the Lake Superior College with CAFD as a partner. The school was hosted at the Black Bear Casino September 29 & 30, 2012, and included firefighters from all over Minnesota. CAFD staff participated as both Instructors and students during the two day period with over a dozen CAFD members attending classes. The CAFD Mobile Live Fire Training Trailer and Mobile Training Tower were both on site and utilized by multiple groups.
There are multiple State Fire Schools around the state each year and this was the first held at the Black Bear Casino.