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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.
* Labor Market Information is not available as Wildland Firefighters are included in Firefighting category. Both National and Oregon information reflects information for all fire fighters.
Wages are an estimate from local Rogue Valley employers, unable to estimate number of employed Wildland Firefighters in the region at this time.
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|
|Pacific Oasis||Ashland||Pacific Oasis Ashland Base|
|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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