A fire line safety refresher course designed for wild land firefighters and forest service workers holding Incident Command System qualifications requiring fire-training certification will be offered through Linn-Benton Community College on Sunday, April 29.
The RT130 Fire Safety Refresher trains participants to recognize and mitigate risk, maintain safe and effective practices, and to reduce accidents and near misses. Students will practice deploying new generation fire shelters.
Class will meet on Sunday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the LBCC Albany campus, Calapooia Center, room CC-211, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW. Cost is $65.
Students must have completed S-130 and S-190 training. Tender Operators need no prior training. Please refer to the June 2009 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide for positions that require the annual Fireline Safety Refresher at www.nwcg.gov/pms/docs/pms310-1.
Class size is limited. For more information or to register, contact LBCC Business, Healthcare and Workforce at 541-917-4923 or visit the web site at www.linnbenton.edu/go/firefighter.