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Wildfire fighters put out fires in forests and other open places. They are also called forest firefighters and wildland firefighters. They move dirt, clear brush, and cut down small trees to control the spread of wildfires. They patrol fire areas to put out (or mop up) any remaining burning material.
Disclaimer: Video created before COVID-19, current practices follow COVID-19 Oregon Health Authority and CDC guidance. Video courtesy of Grayback Forestry.
State of Oregon Licenses and Education
No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Schools & Training Providers
|Rogue Community College||Central Point||Wildland Fire Training|
|Grayback Forestry||White City and Grants Pass||Wildland Fire Training (White City)|
|HB Company||Grants Pass||Wildland Fire Training|
|Wolf Creek Job Corps Center||Glide||Forestry Conservation and Firefighting|
|First Strike Environmental||Roseburg||Wildland Fire Training|
For training information including possible financial support, contact your local WorkSource Rogue Valley Work Center (Jackson and Josephine Counties).
Call: Jackson County 541-734-7533 or Josephine County 541-471-3811
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