Fire & Rescue Training

Public Safety Training at Tri-County Community College

Tri-County Community College trains fire and rescue personnel throughout Cherokee, Clay, and Graham counties. Classes are held on campus and at individual fire departments and rescue squads. Training held in local fire departments allows personnel to learn the equipment they will actually use in controlling fires. The College also has a Fire Training Center, which is a live burn training facility where instructors conduct fire and smoke exercises and simulate rescue operations. Registration fees are waived for any person who is a member of a North Carolina fire department, rescue squad, EMS, or emergency services agency that enrolls in a public safety training course designed to meet the training needs of their department. Classes offered can lead to Firefighter I and Firefighter II certification and/or Technical Rescuer certification by the North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM). Contact Henry Angelopulos at (828) 835-4251 or for more information.

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Tri-County Community College
Harper Building
21 Campus Circle
Murphy, NC 28906

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