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West Virginia State Fire School Offers Sessions Next Month

A firetruck outside Smithers, WV, warns travelers of a mudslide that obscured half the road.
Kara Lofton
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West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Firefighter training and certification are being offered during the West Virginia State Fire School next month.

The school runs from Dec. 1 to Dec. 3 and will be held in the Morgantown area. It is hosted by the West Virginia University Fire Extension Service.

Classes are open to volunteer and full-time firefighters and cover topics ranging from self-contained breathing apparatuses to helicopter firefighting.

The classes are free but lodging and meals are the responsibility of the firefighter.

Registration and a list of classes are available online.


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