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Lassen College to Offer Wildland Fire Suppression in Upcoming Semester

Looking for a career in fire technology? Wildland Fire Suppression provides training in the use of fire suppression tools and experience on the cooperative working relationship of a wildland fire suppression crew.

Students will learn the responsibility of a fire crewperson, safe working habits, hand tools and fire pumps, map and compass, tool maintenance, pumping operations and safety, wildland fire tactics, mop-up activities, fireline construction, fireline location and radio use.

The course, officially called FS-8-M3540 Wildland Fire Suppression, will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from January 17th through March 13th.

Classes will be held from 8:00 to 11:00a.m. and the course will be a total of 68 hours, which equals 2.0 units of credit.

Interested students may register online at For registration questions contact the counseling office at 1.530.251.8842. For class content questions contact the LCC Fire Technology Program office at 1.530.251.8829.

Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso Publisher/Editor
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