Wildland fire academy orientation next month

Wildland fire academy orientation next month

19 January 2012

published by www.times-standard.com

USA — The Humboldt Regional Occupational Program and Six Rivers National Forest are partnering to prepare students for a career with a wildland fire agency.

Those participating in the academy must attend an orientation on Wednesday at 4 p.m.

The course is scheduled to run Feb. 7 through March 28, Tuesdays through Thursdays, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will also be two Saturday classes and one Sunday class from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All classes are held at the Glen Paul School, 2501 Cyprus Ave. in Eureka.

The completion of the academy meets the requirements of a type 2 national wildland coordinating group firefighter.

For additional information about the course curriculum, call Capt. Pat Howard at the Six Rivers National Forest at 441-3581, or Capt. Adam Booth at 498-1822.

Call 445-7021 to register for the academy. Pre-registration is mandatory. There is no fee to register for the academy.

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