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LBCC is proud to offer basic, entry-level Wildland Firefighter Training. Wildland firefighters assist in the suppression of wildfires in remote locations by digging firelines, removing fuels (brush, grass, etc.) and laying hose lines. Wildland firefighters may also provide assistance in national emergencies.
The lead instructor for this class has over 20 years of wildland firefighting and forest management experience and is certified through the National Wildfire Suppression Association. All courses meet or exceed National Wildfire Coordinating group (NWCG) 310-1 requirements.
Minimum Qualifications: You must be 18 years of age to be hired to fight wildfire. You may take the class prior to turning 18.
You must have two forms of government issued ID (one form must have a photo). Examples: passport, driver's license, permanent resident card, military ID card. You must also be in good physical condition. To be hired by a contractor, you will be required to pass a pack test (Click here for pack test information).
Gloves and boots are required for the class field day. Other protective equipment is provided.